There is an issue with the drink and drug culture among Irish youth

October 28, 2020

The Irish people use drinking as a hobby rather than an occasional activity. Binge drinking is a normal thing for Irish people and the youth in Ireland follow by example, watching their parents, siblings or friends drinking regularly and may feel obliged to partake.


DCU says no to alcohol in Londis

April 3, 2019

DCU Londis were granted permission to open an off-licence after winning a planning dispute however DCU say they do not plan to use this permission right now


Binging on a budget

October 17, 2018

It has never been a secret that university students are some of the most avid binge-drinkers. 


The Good Friday ban, a modern approach or a loss of identity?

February 7, 2018

Pubs only close these two days a year and as part of Irish culture, this trend has been here for all of our lives, with this ban being lifted we are becoming more modern but at the same time it has to be asked, are we losing a part of our identity?


The unhealthy diet of a first year

November 15, 2017

Katie Gallagher looked at how the challenges of entering third year education can lead to students living an unhealthy diet and lifestyle.

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Pre-drinking: essential or enough?

April 5, 2017

Peer-pressure, health and alcohol are three interconnected problems that are stigmatised to the Irish drinking culture, writer Amy Lawlor takes a look at how alcohol affects our health and how peer pressure surrounds it. If

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We’re Drinking From The Bottle

October 29, 2014

Drinking is undoubtedly part of our nation’s culture. However, are young people now dependent on alcohol in order to socialise?

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Student Life

Sober as a…student?

April 16, 2014

What to do when another night out on the beer seems too much? Sober Soc is here to help, a society based around alcohol-free events.

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Seven extremely valid reasons to go to NuBar

March 19, 2014

By Jade O’Leary 1. To celebrate/drown your sorrows after receiving exam results What better way to celebrate the fact that you’re officially a genius (you got over 50% in two whole modules after all) than


Mantalk #6

February 19, 2014

The sharpest fashion tongues in DCU are back, and like it or lump it, they’re going to say it as they see it. Seán Men, women, small children, welcome back! To disguise my next topic