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Stolen Roman statue found in antique shop A Roman statue, which is dated back to the first century BC, has been recovered almost a decade after it was stolen from an archaeological site in Italy. The BBC reports that two Italian officers came across the sculpture of a headless figure wearing a toga at an…

Dubious definitions of free will

Everyday Philosophy You hear a lot in apologetics about how if the materialist image of the world favoured by the likes of Richard Dawkins was true, there would be no room in reality for human free will. But why exactly is this? What’s the nature of the tension between free will and scientific materialism, and…

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Warning over ‘eye-watering’ levels of youth unemployment The National Youth Council of Ireland has described the level of youth unemployment in Ireland as “eye-watering” and warned of a major social and economic crisis if young people continue to be unable to get onto the jobs ladder. Speaking on RTÉ’s This Week, Deputy director of the…

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Language workshops The Dublin School of Drama and Communications is offering a range of classes for both children and adults looking to develop public speaking, confidence, and performative abilities. Elocution classes, vocal training and public speaking and communications classes are all on offer, as well as children’s group drama, roleplays and various other workshops. For…

Meditation and dying to self

Mindful Living So here we are again in Holy Week – a week when we are invited to recall the sacred rhythm of the spiritual life: the inevitable cycle of death, burial, and resurrection. For all of this week we celebrate the paschal mystery, the passion of Jesus and his resurrection as Christ because, as…

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A decision between the light and the dark

Children’s Corner We’re now approaching Easter and as the temperatures increase, the sun makes its presence felt and spring brings a plethora of growth in nature, what better time to investigate whether the colour of our clothes matters when it comes to retaining heat? When you’re out in the sun on a warm day does…

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