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Fashionable Football: PSG Couture

In the 1973 Fashion designer, Danielle Hechter became president of the club and designed their home kit, the iconic blue jersey with red vertical stripe flanked by two thinner white lines. The design alone was iconic and is now part of PSG identity. Everything changed for PSG in 2011 when their new owners, Qatar Sports Investments (QSI), purchased it. Overnight they become the richest club in France. Last year, they had the fifth-highest revenue of all football clubs, totalling €636m with a valuation for the club at €1.092B.

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Is Ethiopia Silently Experiencing A Genocide?

As the world struggles with racism, many African countries are silently harbouring tribalism. Tribalism is the belief in the superiority of one's tribe, and today Ethiopia is at the brink of experiencing genocide because of tribalism.

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GolfGate: Distractions Galore as Blame is Spread Wide While Cases Rise

If events of the last week have shown, public figures in Ireland have really figured out the knack of shooting themselves in the foot. Multiple resignations have devolved into a protracted struggle with an embattled EU Commissioner and Supreme Court Judge. In what are otherwise grim times, strange entertainment has appeared in the form of these side shows. But they are only side shows.

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Ireland's Relationship with the EU

As a small island nation on the western frontier of  Europe Ireland has an interesting relationship with the European Union. When Ireland first joined the European Economic Community in 1973, Ireland were regard as the “poor man” of Europe. It is also argued that Ireland joined at the right time. The mindset of other European states, was a general attitude that assistance should be given in order to raise the standard of living in less well off states, including Ireland. People’s lives soon became populated with signs dotted around various infrastructural projects, reading jointly funded by some European body or institution. In many ways, the Irish people have firmly backed the EU, with approval ratings among the highest in Europe. However, this is not a blind form of loyalty. 

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An Ghaeilge - i mbaol

  Gaeilge was once the mother tongue of the majority, nowadays its very existence and importance are being questioned is a sad reflection of our painful history, but also brings into question the actions taken in recent years to prevent the further decay of our native language. In addition to this, one must take valid concern from census figures and the downward trend they present. However, in the age of social media and relentless work from organizations, such as Údarás na Gaeilge, Conradh na Gaeilge, TG4, and Cumainn Gaelacha in colleges around the country, perhaps the future of Gaeilge is still yet to be determined.

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