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Getting with the programming – the digitalisation of the EU

Carlynn McCarthy “The Future is now.” -Ralph Rivera, Head of BBC Future Media. A stellar line-up of digital champions, media moguls and policy heavyweights took to the stage last Thursday in Dublin Castle for the Plenary Session of 2013’s Digital Agenda Assembly (#da13). Two of the first speakers and aforementioned […]

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Institutionalising Love, not Hatred

Aisling Twomey On Monday June 17th, in conjunction with the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, BeLonGTo Youth Services hosted a Youth and Social Inclusion Conference at Croke Park.  The event came in the wake of findings published by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), […]

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From Tina to Tia: There is a way forward

Órla Ryan OPINION: In the last few years our country and continent have been – and continue to go – through tumultuous times.  So what have we learnt from our harsh lessons? If our politicians and executives could re-live the Celtic Tiger and the pre-boom years, would anything be done […]

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Moving Forward: the Importance of the Media in Politics

Órla Ryan OPINION: Politics are a lot like life: you never know what lies around the next corner.  Unprecedented levels of upheaval have occurred since the onset of the global recession five years ago. Attempting to steer a country or bloc of countries, as is the case in the European […]

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