Silicon Republic, an Irish-based technology news website, has announced that Jenny Darmody will become their new editor from this month. The news website, based in Dublin, covers news on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths),
FLIARA- Female Led Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Areas is a €3 million project, involving Universities across Europe aimed at developing and strengthening policy and government framework involving women in agriculture. The project aims to
Cancellation of a taxi request more than 2 minutes after acceptance will see customers charged up to €10 under new FreeNow Terms and Conditions Ireland’s most popular taxi booking app, FreeNow, has introduced a range
Traffic came to a standstill last Thursday in Dublin city after multiple anti-refugee protests were held around the city. These anti-refugee protests have sparked much backlash from political figures, local communities and national media.
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has announced today that student maintenance grants have now increased. This measure was introduced as part of Budget 2023, which will see the
The DCU Media Production Society’s 24-hour Broadcast takes place over the next two days. The broadcast is live now! Here is a link to watch- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VU0dPx96jOg Each year DCU MPS choose a charity partner, and
Protesters gathered in Egypt last week to voice concerns over the human rights of climate change activists imprisoned in the country at the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) last week.
Viewers were left horrified by a Prime Time episode last month, where host Fran McNulty approached drug dealers on O’Connell Street and highlighted the lack of safety on what’s meant to be Dublin’s main street.
Tributes have poured in nationwide for the admired CervicalCheck campaigner Vicky Phelan, who died in the early hours of Monday morning aged 48, surrounded by her family in Milford Hospice in Limerick. The campaigner showed
Ireland cannot turn away new asylum applicants despite current pressures facing the system, Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has warned as refugees face the prospect of homelessness this winter. Speaking to WLRfm, the Minister for Enterprise, Trade
Hospitals must prepare for a massive influx of babies and children for care this winter due to a post-lockdown ‘immunity gap’, the medical journal The Lancet has warned. Published during the summer several leading, experts have warned
Students in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) will march to Dáil Éireann as part of a climate protest to demand for “emergency action on planetary polycrises” during the COP27 summit in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. The protest is
Minister for Further and Higher education, Simon Harris announced this plan on the 13th of October. This occured as a result of increasing sexual violence and harassment figures across third level education. Based on figures
This follows from DCU being placed 113th in the Young University Rankings and among the top 10 universities in the world for reducing inequality. The university’s teaching, research, citation impact, and international impact scores all
Students of Maynooth University walked out of lectures in protest yesterday for the second time this month, due to a halt in construction of their Student Union (SU) building, which is funded through an annual
Survey findings released today have shown that over one-third of students say they have seriously considered withdrawing from their third-level course. The Irish Survey of Student Engagement consisted of responses from 42,852 undergraduate and postgraduate
Dublin City University students protested in a planned walk-out at 11:11 this morning. The protesters demanded accessible higher education, additional renters rights and that minimum wage be increased to the living wage. The demonstration, supported
Dublin City University reported 99 cases of plagiarism or cheating in the university between 2019 and 2021. Out of these cases, 73 of them were upheld with four students being stopped from re-registering for their course.
DCU Students Union has welcomed “short term initial initiatives” from Budget 2023, but said it does not go far enough. In a statement posted on social media, the Union said they were disappointed with the