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Phone usage on roads at ‘ridiculously high levels’

February 21, 2018

A fifth of female drivers say they’ve applied makeup behind the wheel while one in 12 drivers admit to using their phones while driving, according to recent research. “You’re seven times more likely to crash

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UCC to give refugees full scholarships

February 7, 2018

University College Cork has been granted the status of “University of Sanctuary” and will provide seven asylum seekers and refugees with full scholarships from September.

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Irish Rail phase out quiet carriages

February 7, 2018

Irish Rail have announced that they are phasing out their quiet carriages on long haul routes, which is to have a negative effect on people with autism. The reasoning behind this move is said to

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Making Cents: Consumers urged to use gift cards early

November 29, 2017

As the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear, consumers buying gift cards and vouchers have been warned to use them up early to avoid falling victim to overly restrictive terms and conditions.

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Reports of assaults on mental health staff reach 149

November 29, 2017

Almost 150 mental health staff reported being physically assaulted by their patients in 2017 so far, an increase of 138 since 2015. A recent FOI from the HSE revealed that 149 of staff working in

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Irish students pay second highest fees in Europe

November 15, 2017

Irish students are paying the second highest fees in Europe behind the UK. However, only 60 per cent of Irish students are actually paying full fees as almost half were aided by the grant system

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Ireland ranks above EU average in gender equality

November 1, 2017

Ireland ranks above the EU average in gender equality according to a report published earlier this month. The Gender Equality Index revealed that Ireland scored 69.5 out of a potential 100 while the EU average