Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.
DCU Eurovision society’s DCeUrovision event raised €272 in aid of the Musical Youth Foundation (MYF) on March 19th.
Except the arts have gotten increasingly more exclusionary in the coming years – especially to the working class. With theatre shows like Les Miserables and RENT, depicting the lives of the downtrodden fighting against “the system”, what happens when the actual disadvantaged are shut out from the arts?
DCU students staged a demonstration as part of the #FundTheFuture campaign on Thursday at the U, which protests against the higher education “funding crisis”.
Levelsof vitamin D can now be measured using hair samples, a research study from Trinity College and St. James’ Hospital has found.
Female employees are less likely to receive pension and bonus payouts compared to male employees, according to a survey conducted by Aviva.
Bizarrely, this is one of Lanthimos’ most conventional movies in comparison to both The Lobster and Killing of A Sacred Deer. Yet it still possesses a large range of quirks and is a divergence of the typical historical drama. The stiff and proper setting and costumes is contrasted with characters’ behaviour and dialogue, such as the word “vajuju” being used.
Although, Jaqueline Wilson is not exactly like your typical children’s author. She deals with darker subject matters than other children’s books, straying away from fantasies about fairies or stories about a troublesome child who torments his younger brother. Wilson’s stories explored themes such as broken families, domestic abuse, mental illnesses, and the foster care system.
The words, “thank you, next” in relation to past relationships sounds cold and unfeeling, but the song is the complete opposite of that. Grande is genuinely thanking her exes for helping her grow and prosper into the person she is today, there’s no negativity or bitterness within the song despite its subject matter.
Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition to protest the deportation order of the Irish born nine-year-old, Eric Zhi Ying Xue.