Month: October 2020
Trinity Launches Ireland’s First On-Campus Testing Program
Trinity College (TCD) is the first Irish third level institute to launch an on-campus Covid-19 testing programme available for students and staff.
Budget 2021 invests €50 million into financial assistance fund for third-level students
Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe announced the biggest budget in the history of the State including a €50 million fund which will provide financial aid for third-level students across the country.
The impact of Covid-19 on third level sport
Possible changes to the pandemic unemployment payment
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has hinted at the possibility of restoring previous Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) rates to introductory levels for those in sectors badly affected by Covid-19.
GAA and LGFA suspend all club games
The GAA management committee has endorsed a decision to suspend club fixtures at all levels, until further notice.
Helpful tips for online learning
Online learning is becoming the “new normal” for students across the country as they start a new academic year.
DCU granted €20 million under Human Capital Initiative
Turn and face the strange
There is not one person who remains untouched by Covid-19. We are all still mourning things that we have sacrificed or that have been taken from us by the pandemic, which can make moving forward into such unusual times even harder. According to psychotherapist Olivia Feehan, this is totally natural, and she reassured that it is possible to move on while feeling the pain of our grief, but we must acknowledge our losses for recovery to begin.
Government moves all of Ireland to level three Covid-19 restrictions
The Cabinet approved a move into Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions for the entire state on Monday October 5th.