DCU News

UCD lecturer loses High Court discrimination case

November 20, 2013

UCD lecturer Dr Eleanor O’Higgins has lost her High Court action, in a case where she alleged that failure to promote her to the rank of professor amounted to gender discrimination by the university, as Bryan Grogan reports.

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Lifestyle

Your Mo-Ment To Shine

November 20, 2013

Is your attempt at a Tom Sellick mo looking a bit lost and fuzzy? Jack O’Dea is on hand to offer some mo-scaping tips.

Gaelic Football

Conroy leads Vincent’s to title

November 20, 2013

DCU intermediate football team and St Vincent’s coach Tommy Conroy talks to Eoin Sheahan about DCU GAA and St Vincent’s winning the Dublin senior title.

Film

REVIEW: Captain Phillips

November 20, 2013

Suzanne Cooper on Tom Hanks as Captain Richard Phillips and the hijacking by Somali pirates of his cargo ship in 2009, is it a biopic done right?

Opinion

In support of liberal Israel

November 20, 2013

Lecturer Mark Humphrys on why he supports Israel because it is a liberal state, and its enemies are not.

DCU News

Film festival to return with powerful documentary screening

November 20, 2013

The 8×8 Documentary Film Festival, run by educational development charity SUAS, will return to DCU in December with a screening of a powerful documentary about a photojournalist killed while working in Libya, as Rachel McLaughlin reports.

Opinion

It takes a community to tackle mental health

November 20, 2013

Students’ Union Welfare officer, Lorna Finnegan on how It takes a community that is willing to listen and provide small gestures of care, attention and support to tackle mental health issues.

National News

SUs strike back at controversial facebook profiles

November 20, 2013

Students’ Unions in several third-level institutes are calling upon Facebook to remove controversial profiles which are feared to be impacting on students mental health, as Mark Hogan reports.

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News

More Irish students choosing to study in US

November 20, 2013

The number of Irish students travelling to the US to study has risen significantly, as more scholarships are made available and students look to add to their CVs, as Laura Colgan reports.

DCU News

Students keen to assist medical brigade to Ghana

November 20, 2013

Students are keen to assist on DCU Global Brigade’s medical brigade to Ghana next year, where they will participate in workshops and consultations with local people. Shane Houlihan reports.