Alex Mulhare

Alex Mulhare

Programme Assistant Intern

Alex is our current Programme Assistant Intern at STAND News. She is currently studying a Master’s in Journalism in Dublin City University. She also has a BA in English and Film from University College Dublin. Alex is 23 and from Limerick. She has been actively involved in student newspapers and magazines throughout her time in college, with interests in politics, social justice, and the arts. In her spare time, she enjoys reading.

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Women in Irish Politics: Could gender quotas be the answer?

Ireland currently ranks 101st in the world for female representation in national government. According to the extensive research presented in the study, women bring inclusive styles of leadership that have been found to be more democratic, co-operative, and inclusive.

Rainbow washing + the exploitation of the LGBTQ+ community by major corporations

Pride is a vibrant celebration of sexual diversity and acceptance. But just like everything else that is good and pure in this world, the Pride festivities have been tarnished by corporate efforts to execute their own agenda and appeal to the huge market of consumers who support LGBTQ+-friendly businesses.

The wild and crumbling Atlantic Way: Donegal’s mica crisis is out of our government’s reach

Donegal’s mica crisis is out of control. Material-stretching and money-saving tactics of family trade has caused houses to crumble down around innocent families. The current redress scheme is not fit for purpose, and as of recent months, the people of Donegal are gathering in solidarity for a satisfactory 100% redress scheme and no less.


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