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Ukrainian refugees face homelessness government warns

November 10, 2022

Ireland cannot turn away new asylum applicants despite current pressures facing the system, Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has warned as refugees face the prospect of homelessness this winter.  Speaking to WLRfm, the Minister for Enterprise, Trade

DCU News

DCU students stage Walk-Out to protest the cost of living

October 13, 2022

Dublin City University students protested in a planned walk-out at 11:11 this morning. The protesters demanded accessible higher education, additional renters rights and that minimum wage be increased to the living wage. The demonstration, supported

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Rise in number of cheating cases in DCU

October 12, 2022

Dublin City University reported 99 cases of plagiarism or cheating in the university between 2019 and 2021. Out of these cases, 73 of them were upheld with four students being stopped from re-registering for their

DCU News

New bus route launched for DCU

June 2, 2022

A new bus route by Dublin Bus has commenced, to include a stop at DCU. The N4 bus route will call at DCU’s Collins Avenue stop on its journey between the Point Village and Blanchardstown

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Normality for Nubar with easing of restrictions

February 2, 2022

After the easing of restrictions last Saturday, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs nationwide welcomed customers back with no restrictions for the first time in almost two years. Taoiseach Micheal Martin announced an immediate end to almost

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Student nurses to receive pandemic recognition payment

February 2, 2022

Leo Varadkar announced, towards the end of last month, that all frontline health and ambulance workers are eligible for the tax-free €1000 payment. Student nurses and midwives are included in the cohort who are eligible

National News

The demand for passports surge

February 2, 2022

The backlog of passport processing has built up to over 30,000 applicants, according to Joe Hackett, the Secretary-General at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Only emergency passports were being processed for the last 18 months.

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A sober reflection on Minimum Unit Pricing

January 21, 2022

The retail price of alcohol rose significantly last week as a government decision that a minimum price of 10 cent per gram of alcohol must be introduced in all off-licenses and supermarkets. Since the law

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UL take legal action against Irish Water

November 10, 2021

The University of Limerick has taken legal action against Irish Water due to water charges being placed on student accommodation. This comes as Irish Water plans to add an additional €106 to the rental costs.