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Neknominations: One too many?

February 20, 2014

The Neknominations drinking game is the latest online craze. However it has done more harm than good so can anything be done to stop it?

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Racing to cure spinal chord damage

February 13, 2014

The Wings for Life World Run was launched in Google Dublin Monday. Funding; more awareness, and more scientists are needed to find a cure for spinal injury patients.

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Growing old in the cold

December 18, 2013

As the recession and winter cold bite, the elderly are among the hardest hit, and are now struggling to pay for heating.

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Is it time to legalise cannabis?

November 6, 2013

With Ming Flanagan’s cannabis bill re-igniting the question of legalising cannabis, we look at both sides of the story.

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Could Europe be smoke free?

November 6, 2013

With the EU cracking down on cigarette advertising and more countries introducing smoking bans, could cigarettes be a thing of the past?

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8×8 Film Festival comes to DCU

November 6, 2013

The 8×8 Film Festival came to DCU last week, featuring documentaries on subjects such as living on a dollar a day.

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The privacy policy

October 23, 2013

Facebook has changed its privacy policy, but just how private was it before?

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Fianna Fáil: The fall and rise

March 6, 2013

Dead and buried. Fianna Fáil were written off by many after their crash in the 2011 election, their support plummeting from 41% to a historic low of 17%. Now though, almost exactly two years since

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Addicted to the game

March 6, 2013

Most students grow up being constantly reminded that the world’s most dangerous addictions are alcohol, cigarettes, drugs and gambling. Now, you can add a new one to your list – videogames. Children today see videogames

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Justice or a joke

February 6, 2013

There is an old saying; do the crime – pay the time, but many believe that this is not the case in modern Ireland. Irregularities in sentencing are becoming common with people committing crimes at

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Losing the shelter of your life

February 6, 2013

How many times have you heard somebody say, “I would give money to the homeless but I know they will just spend it on alcohol or drugs.” This is a common view held by many

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Is Ireland Still Too Conservative?

December 12, 2012

Last week, Dublin MEP, Emer Costello called for adult entertainment stores and lap dancing clubs to be regulated by the government. The Dublin City Business Association (DCBA) is calling for adult stores and lap dancing

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Battle of the sexes

November 28, 2012

‘This is a man’s world’, the famous words of 1960s song ‘It’s a man’s, man’s world’, by James Brown. The question in the current day is: do we still live in a male-dominated world? The