The government announced a move to Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions nationwide beginning at midnight on Wednesday October 21st.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has hinted at the possibility of restoring previous Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) rates to introductory levels for those in sectors badly affected by Covid-19.
Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe announced the biggest budget in the history of the State including a €50 million fund which will provide financial aid for third-level students across the country.
The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has ended its “Greet and Transfer” service at Dublin airport after helping transport thousands of incoming third level international students to their accommodation.
The Cabinet approved a move into Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions for the entire state on Monday October 5th.
The Sexual Experience Survey (SES) 2020 publication was hacked by an unknown person yesterday, resulting in vandalism of the slides presenting the survey’s findings.
Over 263 million people around the globe use marijuana annually, researchers say. As the world celebrates Weed Day (420), scientists investigate the negative effects of marijuana use.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major effect on the Irish drug trade, ultimately decimating the cocaine industry but increasing demand for cannabis, according to Gardaí and community officers.
The USI (Union of Students in Ireland) have called for cooperation between universities and students’ unions to ensure no students are negatively impacted by the covid-19 pandemic.
The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) has found that the intake of Vitamin D may boost resistance to Covid-19, or reduce the severity of the illness in those already infected.
The number of children calling Childline has increased by over 20 per cent in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak as schools and childcare facilities have been closed.
Leo Varadkar announced on Wednesday that Junior and Leaving Certificate exams will go ahead in June, as previously planned.
Travel agency USIT’s liquidation has left thousands of Irish students at a financial loss.
DCU campus accommodation may be made available to the HSE on an emergency basis if the Covid-19 pandemic worsens.
All universities and colleges across the country are set to close due to coronavirus, according to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
DCU campus accommodation is set to increase the cost of rent by four per cent for the academic year 2020/2021.
Almost three quarters of LGBTI+ second level students feel unsafe at school and 86% say the feel purposely excluded by their peers, according to the largest report of its kind ever conducted in Ireland.
Changes to the Bus Connects scheme will not impact on the “integrity” of the plan, despite more routes going through Dublin city according to the National Transport Authority (NTA).
Monthly and occasional binge drinkers account for 62 per cent of alcohol related harms in society according to a study published by the Health Research Board HRB
Nine of Ireland’s 19 maternity hospitals do not offer abortion services.
DCU student Mehwish Saqib was issued with a deportation order from the Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan earlier today.
Students in shared rooms, living in LIV Accommodation complex in Dublin could face price increases between 11 per cent to 14 per cent, due to an administrative error.