Illegal drone activity caused major disruptions at Dublin Airport over the last two weeks; a number of flights were diverted to Shannon, Belfast, and Manchester on four separate occasions. The costs of the delays are said to be well over one million euro.
Rescue teams continue to search through the rubble in both Turkey and Syria today, as countries worldwide provide aid and stand in solidarity with civilians who have lost their lives. Early Monday, the 6th of
Cancellation of a taxi request more than 2 minutes after acceptance will see customers charged up to €10 under new FreeNow Terms and Conditions Ireland’s most popular taxi booking app, FreeNow, has introduced a range
Traffic came to a standstill last Thursday in Dublin city after multiple anti-refugee protests were held around the city. These anti-refugee protests have sparked much backlash from political figures, local communities and national media.
Protesters gathered in Egypt last week to voice concerns over the human rights of climate change activists imprisoned in the country at the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) last week.
Tributes have poured in nationwide for the admired CervicalCheck campaigner Vicky Phelan, who died in the early hours of Monday morning aged 48, surrounded by her family in Milford Hospice in Limerick. The campaigner showed
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
Students in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) will march to Dáil Éireann as part of a climate protest to demand for “emergency action on planetary polycrises” during the COP27 summit in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. The protest is
Survey findings released today have shown that over one-third of students say they have seriously considered withdrawing from their third-level course. The Irish Survey of Student Engagement consisted of responses from 42,852 undergraduate and postgraduate
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
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 course.
DCU Students Union has welcomed “short term initial initiatives” from Budget 2023, but said it does not go far enough. In a statement posted on social media, the Union said they were disappointed with the
A community initiative introduced by parents of neurodiverse children in Sandymount encouraged its audience to view neurodiversity as a difference rather than a deficit on its official launch night. The panel meeting took place at
There are 2.5 males to every one female at secondary level education in Ireland considering a career in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) according to survey conducted by Hayes Culleton Group. The report, which
A performance of Swan Lake by the Royal Moscow Ballet was cancelled last week in response to the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine. On February 25th, The Royal Moscow Ballet were set to perform Swan
The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) are calling for written exams in place of the hybridmodel for this year’s Leaving Cert, in a statement released today. TUI proposed further changes should be made to this
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
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
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.