The current ban has been in place for the past 90-years.
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Good Friday ban to be lifted

April 19, 2017

A number of DCU students have said that the 90 year-old ban on the sale of alcohol on Good Friday is archaic and illogical. The Government is currently moving to lift the ban with the change

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New top up app for Leap Card users

April 19, 2017

A Leap Card app update will allow users to top up their cards by mobile rather than in a shop, according to the National Transport Authority. This new development will benefit commuters who previously had

The figures in the report follow from a significant increase in HIV in 2015, when 498 cases were detected in Ireland, a 33 per cent increase from 377 cases in 2014.
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HIV figures up six per cent in 2016

April 5, 2017

There were 512 newly detected cases of HIV in Ireland in 2016 according to a report from The Health Protection Surveillance Centre. The figures show a rise of six per cent from last year. The

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Lack of regulation found in au pair industry

April 5, 2017

A lack of regulation in the au pair industry has stirred concerns abroad, according to a recent article in the Daily Telegraph. University of Technology Sydney researchers are interviewing the 10,000 au pairs currently working

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NI students may face increased fees after Brexit

April 5, 2017

Nine months after Britain voted to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday and formally served divorce papers on the European Union, a decision that would severely impact many areas

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Drug testing kits to be introduced in Irish nightclubs

March 22, 2017

Free drug testing kits could soon be provided by nightclubs to check the ‘purity’ of substances bought by users to help reduce the risk of accidental death. The tests will ensure drugs such as cocaine

DCU students demonstrating outside the Henry Grattan building earlier today.
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Hundreds of DCU students take part in Strike4Repeal

March 8, 2017

Hundreds of DCU students took part in the Strike4Repeal demonstrations today, marching into Dublin City Centre as well as taking part in a variety of on-campus demonstrations including a teach-in, picketing the college’s entrances, a

Dublin ranked 31st among best cities to study in with contributing factors such as likelihood of employers to target the city for recruitment, student diversity, and popularity among international students. Image Credit: Kris Parker
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Dublin ranked 31st among best student cities

March 8, 2017

Dublin has ranked 31st out of 125 cities in the fifth edition of the QS Best Student Cities ranking. This ranking is a jump upwards of six places from the previous year. Dublin is the