Articles

Should we all be feeling eco-anxiety?

July 28, 2019

This wave of eco-anxiety has occurred undoubtedly due to climate change itself but also due to the lack of response and action from those in power.

Articles

Is Social Media worth the price of entry?

July 22, 2019

When social media was in its infancy, it was sold as a way for friends and loved ones to be connected; with more immediacy and intimacy than ever before.

The Hype

Meet Maser, the artist behind the iconic murals

July 20, 2019

‘Now for Northern Ireland’ was projected onto the Project Arts Centre in Dublin as part of a collaboration between Maser and Amnesty International to repurpose the Repeal campaign, focusing on the issue at hand in Northern Ireland.

Lifestyle

Extreme Landlords

July 20, 2019

There’s now, not only a housing crisis, but a renting crisis. People that have above average paying jobs can’t afford rent, let alone a mortgage with the average price of renting an apartment in Dublin at approximately €1,800 a month.

Features

Time to grieve

June 21, 2019

In May, Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh announced new provisions which would be provided during the June state examinations to students who suffer a close family bereavement during their exams to allow them time to grieve.

Lifestyle

Nike’s plus size mannequin sparks obesity debate

June 20, 2019

Some people have defended Nike on Twitter saying that what is more harmful to women’s health is the size eight mannequins and that they create issues surrounding the “perfect woman” and increase the number of eating disorders diagnosed.

News

Ireland’s Prison Service – Prisons Prioritise Punishment not Rehabilitation – Former Governor of Mountjoy

April 17, 2019

Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.

Irish Prison System

Ireland’s Prison Service – Life After Prison

April 17, 2019

Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.

Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – Ask me my name

April 17, 2019

Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.

Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – New Direction for Asylum Centres

April 17, 2019

Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.

Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – Hard Labour for Asylum Seekers

April 17, 2019

JR3 Public Affairs Journalism Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of

Music

The haunting power of Billie Eilish

April 17, 2019

Although some criticise these songs for romanticising mental illness, the songs feel rather soothing and beautiful to listen to. Perhaps they offer a reassurance or calming quality to the millions of people who have listened to them thus far.

Features

Make politics sexy again

April 17, 2019

On The West Wing, politics was made sexy, and this appears to be the attitude figures like Beto and Pete are longing to return to. How can they, as presidential candidates, simultaneously be James Dean and Abraham Lincoln?

Lifestyle

Self care suss: yoga and meditation

April 17, 2019

Originally, yoga was used as a practice of self-observation to train the body and mind to become aware of its own nature, and ultimately reach higher consciousness in the individual.