National News

Eating Disorders: “There’s no set definition of recovery”

March 24, 2021

At the end of 2019, the Coronavirus pandemic took the world by surprise. Scientists worked long and hard over the past year to develop a sufficient vaccine, and they succeeded. But as the pandemic is slowly regressing due to the vaccination rollout programme taking place across the world, there are still other deadly illnesses that cannot be deterred by vaccination immunity.

National News

Explainer: What’s happening at home and abroad?

February 18, 2021

Over the past few weeks, some of the biggest stories in Irish media have centered around the country remaining in level 5 lockdown, the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine, or rather the pace of vaccinations. Along with education, as second-level students have pleaded with the Department for Education for clarity on the position of the Leaving Certificate 2021. 

National News

NUJ calls for action against threats to journalists

February 14, 2021

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to take action against anyone who threatens violence against a journalist or member of the media. 

National News

Anti-LGBT+ bullying StandUp Awareness week takes to Irish secondary schools

November 25, 2020

StandUp Awareness week is running this week in a number of schools across Ireland. Organised by BeLonG To Youth Service, the charity for young LGBTI+ people, the initiative has been going on for 11 years and gives second level schools a chance to stand up against LGBTI+ related bullying.

DCU News

DCU to examine nurse-led Covid-19 interventions

October 28, 2020

DCU are leading new research to examine Covid-19 care among people who are homeless. The research is headed by Dr Briege Casey of DCU’s School, Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health, and will examine the characteristics of a number of nurse-led Covid-19 interventions.