A new fellowship offering two aspiring barristers from disadvantaged socio-economically backgrounds a chance to study at the King’s Inns in Dublin was announced earlier this month.
DCU PHD researcher Sinead Kane became the first visually impaired athlete to complete the World Marathon Challenge this week. Sinead successfully ran seven marathons in seven days on seven continents with just 5% vision.
The programme, which was developed over the last two years, takes the form of four lessons based in the 5th and 6th class Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) curriculum. Research on the programme was led by a team from St. Patrick’s College, DCU comprising of Dr. Bernie Collins, Dr. Seline Keating and Prof. Mark Morgan.
A job in the Irish health sector means a lack of staff appreciation and low salary, interviews with medical graduate students at the Health Sector Jobs Fair in Dublin showed on Saturday.
Irish students applying for colleges in England and Wales next year will not face a rise in registration fees.