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USI Survey Reveals Dissatisfaction

October 28, 2015

The majority of third level students believe the government did not adequately address student issues in the Budget, a recent USI survey revealed.

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Abortion not ok in case of rape – pro-lifer chair

October 14, 2015

Abortion should never be considered a viable option in any circumstance, even if the cause of an unplanned pregnancy is rape, according to the chairperson of the Pro-Life Campaign, Cora Sherlock.

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Former Welfare Officer stuck in welfare queue

October 14, 2015

The number of Irish people claiming social welfare is now 332,801 according to the Live Register on October 2nd 2015. Of this figure 45,173 claimants are under 25 years of age.

Graduate unemployment was highlighted again in recent weeks, when former DCU Welfare Officer Eve Kerton published an article in The Irish Times documenting her struggle with joblessness.

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Metro North with serve DCU

October 14, 2015

The Metro North plan with connect Dublin airport to the city centre and will cost approximately €2.4bn

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University of Limerick in pay-off scandal

September 30, 2015

Two employees claim they were offered nearly€60,000 to resign from their jobs at the University of Limerick after they raised concerns about inappropriate money spending and financial mismanagement.

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USI pre-budget doc demands cut reversal

September 30, 2015

Katie O’Neill analyses the USI pre-budget submission and speaks to USI President Kevin Donoghue about the student interest in the upcoming budget.

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Joan Burton heckled in Glasnevin

September 30, 2015

Joan Burton was met by anti-austerity protesters who condemned her appearance at the opening of a new food bank

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NUIG Discrimination Controversy Continues

September 30, 2015

Trade unions SIPTU and the Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) have this week called on Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan, to intervene in a dispute regarding equality in the workplace at NUI Galway.

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PAC to investigate SUSI as €4 million is overpaid to students

April 22, 2015

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will soon examine the feasibility of the national student grant system, SUSI, as news has emerged that €4 million was overpaid to students who weren’t eligible for the payment. Finnian Curran reports.

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Kevin Donoghue elected as USI President

March 25, 2015

Kevin Donoghue has been elected as President of the USI following his victory over fellow candidate, Glenn Fitzpatrick. We’ve all of the results of this week’s USI Officer Board elections. Finnian Curran reports.

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USI National Congress kicks off in Athlone

March 23, 2015

The USI National Congress kicks off this Monday in Athlone as hundreds of delegates flock to the Sheraton Hotel to see the proceedings. Finnian Curran reports.