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Are Direct Provision Centres Humane?

“This is very stressful. It’s a stressful life,” said asylum seeker Tairos Dube By: Zoha Khan Asylum seekers are an almost unheard part of Irish society. The textbook of an asylum seeker is  “An individual who is seeking international protection and is waiting to be recognised as a refugee.” As they wait for their applications to be processed, asylum seekers …


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“Game of Thrones meets Celtic Ireland” – UL Drama Soc Debut Second Year’s Original Production

SCUM of the Heavens is a play as unique as its name. Described as “Game of Thrones meets Celtic Ireland” by director/writer Conor Clohessy, there are oracles and kingdoms, a clash of religious faiths and forbidden romance, a broken family and betrayal. Clohessy pays tribute to his heritage by using Irish mythology as the inspiration for his play. The play …