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Claire Woods

Claire Woods

Claire Woods is completing a MSc in Gender, Media & Culture at the LSE. She has a B.A. in Economics and Business from Trinity College, University of Dublin. Born in London and educated between Ireland and Northern Ireland, she has an intense curiosity for world affairs, and is particularly interested in gender. She spent a summer as a Legislative Assistant to Congressman Joe Crowley.

Two recent events epitomise what has been Ireland’s Achilles’ heel since gaining independence in 1922: the separation of religious beliefs from governance. Early on Friday 27th October, the Student Union …