Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.
In May, Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh announced new provisions which would be provided during the June state examinations to students who suffer a close family bereavement during their exams to allow them time to grieve.
‘’Imprisonment has become an almost automatic response rather than a last resort. Furthermore, the penitentiary system in most countries is no longer aimed at the reformation and social rehabilitation of convicts, but simply aims to punish by locking offenders away.”
Although some criticise these songs for romanticising mental illness, the songs feel rather soothing and beautiful to listen to. Perhaps they offer a reassurance or calming quality to the millions of people who have listened to them thus far.
On The West Wing, politics was made sexy, and this appears to be the attitude figures like Beto and Pete are longing to return to. How can they, as presidential candidates, simultaneously be James Dean and Abraham Lincoln?
It is a free app but it also has features that you can pay for such as Bumble Boost, which unlocks the ability to swipe through profiles that have already liked you. Bumble has two other modes, which you can switch to called BFF, where you can make friends with people of the same sex and Bumble Bizz, which allows you to network.
The Environmental Working Group found that red meat is responsible for 10 to 40 times as many greenhouse emissions as common vegetables and grains. If the grain fed to livestock was fed to people then 800 million people could be fed.
Muna léigh tú na litracha grá ó James Joyce a sheol sé chuig a bean-chéile sa 19ú h-aois, b’féidir déan cuardach ar líne, ansin bheidh sé níos éasca an alt seo a thusicint. Ach bí cúramach – ní na litreacha seo oiriúnach do dhaoine ach a bhfuil os cionn 18 mbliana d’aois.