Month: October 2017
Pop culture costumes
The world of SFX and prosthetics at Halloween
The blogger who cried nutritionist
Technology – a wireless world
Wireless technology might not be the utopia you think it is.
DCU plans Visual Arts Initiative
Ideas of festivals, studios, glass buildings, and murals flew during the first meeting of the Visual Arts Initiative on Wednesday.
Minister launches €6.7 million climate change research initiative led by UCD
The minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development has launched an investment of €6.7 million into a climate change research project called Acclimatize.
London calling for DCU boxing’s Ceire Smith
Ceire Smith is in a better place than most to talk about the progress that DCU boxing has made over the past year – considering she spent it in Australia.
Should politicians or controversial people be invited to speak at universities?
Is Ireland facing a secular future?
With the numbers of Catholics on the decline it seems Ireland is on the way to facing a secular future, the percentage who identified as Catholic on the census falling from 84.2 percent in 2011 to 78.3 percent in 2016. There has also been a corresponding rise in the number of those with no religion, growing by 73.6 percent. Those with no religion now accounting for 10 percent of the population compared to 6% five years ago.
Hurricane Ophelia damage in DCU
There was minor damage to a building and two trees down across the three campuses in DCU after hurricane Ophelia passed through Dublin on Monday.
Church of Scientology opens European base in Dublin
Protests against the Church of Scientology opening up a new centre in Firhouse, South Dublin took place last Saturday afternoon.
Johnny McDonnell proud that players are “buying into” DCU football plans
Johnny McDonnell was optimistic following the DCU senior football team’s first victory of the year, pointing to the squad’s strength and depth as a real asset for the coming year.
Halloween around the world
Life after the leaving cert
DCU suffers identity crisis on Twitter
DCU become a twitter sensation during storm Ophelia, after tweeting the Taoiseach to ask if they were a college.
The grub guide – Aqua Restaurant, Howth
Author Kjartan Poskitt visits St. Pats campus
Stigma towards HIV causes fear of judgement and lack of honesty
Nearly 20 percent of HIV positive people living in Ireland have felt suicidal in the last year, five times the national average of four per cent.
O’Byrne Cup exit for Freshers Rugby
Celebrities and health – help or hindrance?
Lady Gaga lies on a sofa, crying in pain as the whole right side of her body goes into spasm. One of her assistants massages her face and holds ice against it.
Trócaire creates animated video documenting refugee crisis
Trócaire has created an animated video which tells the migration stories of an Irish girl and a Syrian boy.
DCU footballers hold off resilient Dublin Institute of Technology to get second league win
DCU is the taekwondo college of Ireland, says Adam Shelley
DCU students took a big haul of ITF Taekwondo World Championship medals as Adam Shelley retained his 70kg world champion title.