“Conservative politician Andrea Leadsom claimed that it should be up to parents to decide when their children ‘get exposed to that information’, but it’s fair to say that in 2019, most children are already aware that same sex relationships and attraction exist.”
“When Leo Varadkar says it’s up to ‘all of us’ to do more, he’s transferring the actions of those few oil-guzzling corporations onto the average citizen.”
“One thing missing from this whole story has been the dissenting progressive younger voices within the SDLP and its youth wing who have spoken out against the merger. They are key to the party’s future and should be taken into consideration.”
“The school strikes have been inspired by Greta Thunburg, a 15 year old Swedish student, who first walked out of her class and protested outside the parliament in Stockholm handing out leaflets that said, “I am doing this because you adults are shitting on my future” to anyone who would walk past.”
Campaigners from Derry Girls Against Borders have been in Brussels to meet with European, British and Irish representatives ahead of a crunch EU summit taking place this week.
“Our two leading parties are disingenuously gambling with the future of every Northern Irish citizen. There probably won’t be any winners. The ultimate casualty could be the prospect of devolution ever returning to Northern Ireland.”
“Behind all the grandstanding and blame dodging, Northern Ireland has significant issues in regards to energy that are not being dealt with. With the correct backing in the Assembly we have the opportunity to both ensure Northern Ireland’s energy security as well as help protect the environment.”