News

Investigation into private college closures launched

April 22, 2015

Ireland has recently seen a mammoth of private language schools abruptly closing their doors and leaving their students out of pocket. Our Deputy News Editor Aura McMenamin looks into the current state of the situation.

National News

PAC to investigate SUSI as €4 million is overpaid to students

April 22, 2015

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will soon examine the feasibility of the national student grant system, SUSI, as news has emerged that €4 million was overpaid to students who weren’t eligible for the payment. Finnian Curran reports.

News

NUIG President refuses Oireachtas meeting

April 22, 2015

President of NUI Galway James J Browne, declined to meet with Oireachtas members over concerns with recent gender discrimination issues within the university. Nicola Ayres reports.

Features

Yes Equality: A final plea

April 22, 2015

As the final issue before the referendum goes to print, Megan Roantree makes a final plea for a yes vote.

News

Ulster University lecturer in gay slur

April 22, 2015

An academic at Ulster University has been criticised for homophobic comments made on his personal Facebook account during an online debate. Dr Mark Gilfillan, a research associate in Irish Jewish history, described homosexuality as a

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Features

The Transplant Twins

April 22, 2015

  This list literally meant life or death for the family. 3 weeks and 2 days after being listed. Less than a month. It seems like a very short time, but when you have had

Television

Renewed: True Detective

April 22, 2015

True Detective is back with a brand new cast. Gary Grimes tells us what to expect.

Features

Online obsession at its worst

April 22, 2015

It will come as no surprise to anyone how obsessed our society is with online attention. Whether it is Facebook likes or Twitter favourites our generation is all about social media gratification. It won’t be

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Articles

Feabhas foirfe ar Featuring X

April 22, 2015

Bhí bliain an-bhisiúil ag an banna ceoil lán-cailíní ‘Featuring X.’ Bhí mé i dteagmháil leo anuraidh roimh seoladh an fhíseáin ‘Wild Love’ i mí Meitheamh. Tá cuid de na ceoltóirí sa bhanna mar mhic léinn

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Articles

Catagóir nua do na Hybrids!

April 22, 2015

I mbliana, bhí an t-ádh orainn in MPS, catagóir nua a chur isteach i measc na duaiseanna go léir atá ar fáil ag Gradaim na Hybrids ‘Iriseoir na Bliana’. De bharr go raibh neart oibre

Opinion

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

April 22, 2015

Cliona Nic Dhomhnaill explains why she thinks the French laws in place to combat eating disorders are severely flawed.

Features

Are Irish jail terms criminally short?

April 22, 2015

We’re all familiar with the recent scandal that was Eamonn Lillis’ release from prison after serving just over five years for the manslaughter of his wife. The man’s face was on every newspaper in the

Articles

Hub build delayed until next year

April 22, 2015

Construction on the new €14 million student hub will begin early next year Students’ Union President Kenneth Browne tells our News Editor Katie O’Neill.

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Gaeilge

Cuimhní na Céad Bliana

April 22, 2015

“Eochair feasa foghlaim,” a deirtear agus sin a bhí ar intinn agam agus mé tar éis cúrsa cumarsáide a roghnú. Bhí orm dul go háit nach raibh aon aithne agam air, seachas dom seó nó

News

Controversy over activist talk in Trinity

April 22, 2015

Iranian political activist refused to deliver a talk in Trinity after security imposed restrictions on the event, which they felt would be “one-sided” and “antagonising” to Muslim students. Jennifer Purdy reports.

Lifestyle

Shore over it?

April 22, 2015

Are you done with the Geordie Shore transformations? Lifestyle writer Aoife Marnell is.

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Gaeilge

Lá Feasachta na Gaeilge

April 22, 2015

Bhí Lá Feasachta na Gaeilge ar siúl Déardaoin seo chaite (9 Aibreán) in Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath. Ghlac roinnt eagraíochtaí páirt san ócáid eagraithe ag An Cumann Gaelach. An aidhm a bhí leis ná