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Researchers call for Transgender awareness training for working

April 4, 2018

Transgender awareness training is needed for many professionals in Ireland, according to a study from researchers in Cork. Fiachra Ó Súilleabháin and Máire Leane, who lecture future social, youth and community workers in University College

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First English-Irish LGBTQ dictionary launched

April 4, 2018

A new LGBTQ dictionary for the Irish language has been launched in DCU. The Queer Dictionary, translated as ‘An Foclóir Aiteach’ is the first of its kind in Ireland with over 100 words and terms

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New metro poses risk to local GAA club

April 4, 2018

Glasnevin GAA club Na Fianna are set to lose some of their facilities after the National Transport Authority (NTA) recently announced the preferred route for the new Metrolink project. The NTA and Transport Infrastructure Ireland

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Number of girls getting HPV vaccine rises

April 4, 2018

There was an increase in the uptake of girls getting the HPV vaccine this year, according to the latest figures released by the Health Service Executive (HSE) on March 22nd .

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DCU students protest rental increases in Shanowen

March 29, 2018

DCU students protested rental increases of over 20 per cent in purpose-built student accommodation around the Glasnevin area. Shanowen Square increased their prices by 27 per cent for the 2018/2019 academic year while Shanowen Halls

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DCU designated world’s first Autism-Friendly university

March 28, 2018

DCU was recognised as the world’s first Autism-Friendly university in a ceremony attended by President Michael D Higgins last Thursday. The announcement made on St. Patrick’s Campus was recognised by AsIAm, an autism advocacy charity. To

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Resistance from local residents over student accomodation

March 21, 2018

New student accommodation due to be built in Gillian House on Farranlea Road in Cork has experienced some resistance from local residents, who fear that the development will lead to “student gangs” in the area.

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DCU aims to be completely plastic-free by 2020

March 21, 2018

DCU  aims to become the first Irish university to become completely ‘plastic-free’ by 2020, following the immediate removal of all plastic cups from all three campuses this week.