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Loud music puts young people at risk of hearing damage

December 18, 2013

Young people in Ireland are at risk of causing severe damage to their hearing as a result of listening to music at high levels, studies by an Irish hearing organisation reveal. Garrett Lavin reports.

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Huge expansion planned to give UL a city centre presence

December 18, 2013

A huge expansion of the University of Limerick to transform the city has been made possible by funding from the European Investment Bank, of which Limerick deputy Micheal Noonan is Governor. Kate Coscoran reports.

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SUs strike back at controversial facebook profiles

November 20, 2013

Students’ Unions in several third-level institutes are calling upon Facebook to remove controversial profiles which are feared to be impacting on students mental health, as Mark Hogan reports.

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Low turnout for youth budget cuts demonstrations

November 6, 2013

The USI President has played down the significance of low turnouts at recent demonstrations against harsh Budget 2014 cuts to supports for those aged under 25, as Ruth Marnell reports.

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Anger expressed as dole is cut for those under 26

October 23, 2013

Budget 2014 brought in harsh cuts to the Jobseeker’s Benefit social welfare allowance for those under-26 and young people and their represenatatives are kicking up a fuss, report Theresa Newman and Finnian Curran.

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Excise duty on alcohol increased in budget

October 23, 2013

A 10c excise was placed on the price of alcohol in Budget 2014, but those who called for a minimum price to be placed on alcohol believe this won’t go far enough, as Ruth Marnell reports.

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Hike in medical card prescription charge in Budget 2014

October 23, 2013

Budget 2014 announced changes to the Medical Card system and a hike in the cost of Medical Card prescriptions – DCU’s health services are not in a position to cater for Medical Card students however, as Theresa Newman reports.

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What about the Seanad?

September 26, 2013

With just one week to go until we decide whether or not to keep one of our Houses of the Oireachtas, The College View looks at what exactly it is the Seanad does.

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USI President rejects criticism of graduates

March 20, 2013

USI President John Logue has hit out at comments made by the Irish boss of the world’s biggest payment firm, PayPal, who stated graduate employees carry a sense of entitlement and are not hungry enough

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Australian company seeking Irish graduates for internships

March 20, 2013

The Australian Internships company has set up its first Irish office, giving hundreds of students around the country new opportunities for work placements abroad. The new establishment will offer six-month work placements to students from

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DCU graduate could become youngest member of Dail

March 20, 2013

DCU graduate, Helen McEntee, feels she shouldn’t be penalised because of her family name as she prepares to run in the Meath East by-election for Fine Gael. Speaking to The College View, McEntee says that

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EU guarantees jobs for young people

March 6, 2013

Young unemployed people have been guaranteed a new job, training or education in a new commitment laid down by EU ministers last week. EU Commission president José Manuel Barroso said it will give people who

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Free education not practicable: DCU President

December 12, 2012

President of DCU, Professor Brian MacCraith believes the recent decision by DCU Students to campaign for a free education system is “not a practicable one”. In an interview with The College View, Prof MacCraith said

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Local Labour TD uneasy with fee increase in budget

December 12, 2012

Labour Party TD, John Lyons, hopes the recent increase in the student contribution charge won’t prevent students in his constituency from accessing third-level education. Speaking to The College View, the TD for Dublin North-West and