McCarthy wins gold in Sligo

March 23, 2016

DCU’s David McCarthy won the University Intervarsity Men’s Cross-Country race in Sligo on Saturday, March 5th as DCU were the overall winners of the competition for the third year in a row. McCarthy won the

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Increase in Irish students studying abroad

March 23, 2016

Almost 1,500 Irish students in third-level education, who receive state-funded grants are now choosing to study abroad rather than in Ireland, the Irish Times reports.


Shingle all the way

March 23, 2016

Adam Daly gave himself shingles for Christmas and encourages people to talk about their worries.

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Event encourages female SU election candidates

March 23, 2016

A ‘Women in Leadership’ event in the Old Bar last week encouraged female students to run in the upcoming DCU Student’s Union (SU) election. The student level programme ‘Inform’, ran by Women For Election was


Inspirations: Teresa Lynn

March 23, 2016

As a “returned-Gaelgeoir”, she has a great interest in Irish, consistently putting great emphasis on the language within her work. Her PhD included the development of the Irish Dependency Treebank and the first statistical parser for Irish text.


Ag Rith ar son na Gaeilge

March 16, 2016

Tá paisean dochreidte ag baint leis an Ghaeilge agus meon tacúil ag beagnach gach duine a labhraíonn í.


Should colleges stand by the USI?

March 16, 2016

With UCD students voting against rejoining the Union of Students in Ireland, Aisling McCabe explains that while there are many advantages to membership, the national body is far from perfect.


UCD students vote to reject USI return

March 11, 2016

UCD students have voted against re-joining the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), three years after they left the national student body. A referendum which took place last week, showed 26 per cent of students

DCU News

First Irish Officer elected to SU

March 10, 2016

DCU’s Class Rep Council have elected the first Irish Officer to the Students’ Union Executive. Caoimhe Ní Cathail ran unopposed for the position at Council on Tuesday March 8th. She also answered questions from the