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All articles by Criodán Ó Murchú


Why we need to fix the direct provision system

Criodán talks about the problems with direct provision and why we need to support asylum seekers who come to Ireland

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Why the Galway climate strike was so positive and empowering

There was a great buzz in the air at the Galway Climate Strike, with young people demanding the government take action

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Why we need to find solutions to Ireland's drinking culture

Criodán looks at the main issues around Ireland's drinking culture and what we can do about it

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How to make the most of your time in college

It's natural to be nervous about starting college, but there are things you can do to enjoy yourself more in college

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Is the government doing enough on the climate crisis?

SpunOut.ie writer Criodán looks at the government's inaction on climate change and why more needs to be done

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What is greenwashing and why should we be concerned?

Have you heard of greenwashing? What is it and why is it important to call companies out on it?

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Empowering young people and lowering the voting age

Criodán challenges some of the commons reasons people argue against lowering the voting age

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Why gender equality is important for us all

Criodán looks at the current national and international statistics on gender equality

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Why it's so important to talk about consent

Consent must be ongoing, mutual, freely given and enthusiastic.

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Why we need to consider the ethics of gene editing

Criodán explains what gene editing is and questions the ethical considerations that come with it

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