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Give blood: even with anemia or haemochromatosis

October 28, 2015

Tapping feet, twiddling thumbs and the all too familiar rattling of cheese and onion Tayto packets are just three of the various components of a blood donation clinic. I’ve been a donor for over two

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Living with Cerebral Palsy

September 30, 2015

Having had Cerebral Palsy (CP) from birth, I aim to give an honest account of the effect it can have on your life and how it may affect you on a daily basis.

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Homeless at Christmas

December 18, 2013

While most of us are getting ready to head home for the Christmas holidays, The College View speaks to some homeless people who’ll be spending the festive season on the cold streets.

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Fishing for the truth

October 23, 2013

One student talks about their run in with catfishing, where anonymous users online pretend to be someone else entirely.

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Through My Eyes: The crash

March 28, 2013

Two days before Christmas I wake up to this Facebook message from my boyfriend’s sister: “Have you heard?” These words caused the bottom of my world to drop off. It was one of those things

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Through My Eyes – Growing Stronger

March 6, 2013

For most people, getting into college is a great achievement – the culmination of years of hard work and study. For me it was a big achievement, not just because of the effort I put

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Through My Eyes: The Loss of a Beautiful Life

December 12, 2012

My aunt died from cancer at the age of 37 on Monday November 19, in Morocco, surrounded by her five older siblings. When I last saw Naziha in a Belgian hospital in September, she was

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Through My Eyes: Double-life boyfriend

November 28, 2012

Claire* is a gorgeous, intelligent and witty girl with a degree under her belt. She has a steady job and until recently, a steady boyfriend named Barry*. In the time that they were together, this

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Through My Eyes – Discovering Diabetes 

November 14, 2012

Does anyone remember the Leaving Certificate? It seems so insignificant now, doesn’t it? The stress, trials and tribulations to get the points just fade into the present day struggle to get that assignment in on

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The big move… back home

October 17, 2012

My current greatest fear in life is attending my 20 year school reunion. Unlike many of the women who will attend, it’s not the few extra pounds I’m carrying that puts the fear of God

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The Scenic Route: College, and dropping out of it

October 3, 2012

Dropping out of college is not something to take lightly. It takes a lot of thinking before you can really make the decision, but I can remember the decision as if I had just made