Undaunted by the prospect of succeeding Bernard Jackman, DCU’s new Rugby Development Officer Phil de Barra tells Tom Rooney he is determined to plant his own flag this season. Aesthetically Phil de Barra does not
Expectations for Lawless were high. Following John Hillcoat and Nicks Cave’s success with The Proposition, when the talented director and screenwriter announced they would once again be working together nothing less than great was going
After an extended sabbatical The Killers are back with their highly anticipated fourth studio album, Battle Born. Following the Las Vegas quartet’s highly criticized ‘misstep’ that was 2008’s Day & Age, Flowers et al work hard to recapture
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have threatened legal action against any County Council withholding grants based on payment of the household charge. The threat comes on the back of Clare County Council sending
The nature of college life is that there will be a constant revolving door of cast and characters that roam the campus and accommodation. College sports are anything but immune to this and probably have
A woman who failed her first year examinations faces jail unless she complies with a court order preventing her from attending lectures in Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. Despite failing, Anna Marie Flanagan, from Co.
Raise and Give Society (Rag Soc) are representing Ireland at the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) 2012 World Cup in Washington this week, having won the inaugural national SIFE competition during the summer. RAG Soc
DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, has hit back at criticism from anti student-cuts group Free Education for Everyone (FEE) over DCU’s student loan deal with Bank of Ireland (BOI). The deal will see BOI
By Adam Higgins, Deputy News Editor Sixty-seven per cent of DCU’s degree programmes increased in entry points in this year’s first round CAO offers. DCU made 2,364 first round offers to CAO applicants this year, providing
The UCD Students’ Union is owed more than €120,000 by the Student bar, according to UCDSU President, Rachel Breslin. Union representatives have blamed the liability on financial mismanagement. Breslin told UCD’s The University Observer: “From
Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Séan Sherlock was in DCU recently to launch the Menter Iontach Nua, an Irish-Welsh entrepreneurship initiative for members of the Ryan Academy. The main
Trinity College students will vote to secure or disaffiliate their relationship with the Union of Students of Ireland (USI) from the 1st to the 4th of October. Following months of uncertainty and heated debate the
DCU has joined with AIB to give students the opportunity to purchase a DCU SmartBook laptop. The SmartBook is a HP Business laptop designed for DCU students. DCU partnered with Typetec to create the laptop
DCU President Brian MacCraith has hailed Freshers’ Fortnight as a great initiative to help new students in DCU. DCU Freshers Fortnight took place over the last two weeks to welcome all newcomers to DCU life.