News

USI and SIPTU launch postgrad charter

November 13, 2019

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and SIPTU have partnered up together to create a Postgraduate Working Rights Charter highlighting and protecting the working rights of postgraduate students in third-level education. The charter, which

Music

The backing track to Dublin City

November 13, 2019

A new wave of young buskers have taken over the streets of Dublin. Competing for peak times and areas could cause busking wars but they are all part of a supportive community, says singer songwriter KK Lewis.

Lifestyle

Religion and young people in a modern world

November 13, 2019

Kanye West has recently switched his attention from the red hat wearing leader of the “Free” World to a different kind of controversial figurehead, God. 

Television

Watchmen mirrors the brutal reality of the US political landscape

November 13, 2019

Ostensibly a remix rather than direct adaptation of Alan Moore’s iconic 1987 comic, HBO’s “Watchmen” offers a contemporary political perspective on one of the core texts of modern superhero fiction, introducing a largely new cast of characters into a universe that seems all too close to reality while humming with an air of the fantastical.

Lifestyle

Instagram removing cosmetic filters

November 13, 2019

It was all fun and games with dog ear filters, rainbows and love hearts, until cosmetic surgery filters crept in. Instagram has decided to get rid of all their augmented reality filters that can promote cosmetic surgery, as they fear it can impact negatively on people’s mental health. 

Lifestyle

Life after the end of a long relationship

November 13, 2019

Break ups are never easy and dealing with a break up after a long-term relationship, let’s say a year plus, can be a tedious, hurtful and lonely process but here is a quick walk through the whole ordeal

News

Worst ever October for over-crowding in Hospitals

November 13, 2019

Levels of overcrowding in University Hospital Waterford psychiatric unit have reached unprecedented levels this October despite repeated warnings from the Psychiatric Nurses Association about the declining conditions according to General Secretary Peter Hughes.

Opinion

Gay Byrne was the man to question and shape Irish society

November 13, 2019

Whether it was introducing Boyzone to the world, debating the use of contraceptives in Ireland, discussing trauma during the troubles in Northern Ireland or simply giving a prize to everyone in the audience, Gay Byrne was the man to question and shape Irish society.