DCU Drama’s ‘The Breakfast Club’

April 19, 2017

In the wake of DCU Drama winning Best Society, the society’s fifth and final show of the academic year had a big reputation to live up to. It did not disappoint. The second contemporary play

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Building a non-sectarian generation

April 5, 2017

Following the death of former deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness earlier this month, Bríon Hoban discusses possibilities for the generations to come.


Unlocking a hidden Ireland one travesty at a time

March 22, 2017

Bríon Hoban discusses the wrong doing in Ireland that we, as a society, accept. Focusing on the recent discovery of the mass grave at Tuam, Galway, Bríon argues that we must face up to the issues facing our society today, rather than ignoring them in the hope that they become forgotten.


Opinion: College identity is a self-defeating concept

March 8, 2017

Following the incorporation of St Patrick’s College, Mater Dei Institute of Education and Church of Ireland College of Education with DCU, Bríon Hoban discusses the aftermath of the incorporation from a St. Pat’s perspective.


Opinion: Nurses strike exposes HSE incompetence

February 22, 2017

The nurses and midwives of Ireland plan industrial action on the seventh of March after the HSE failed to agree terms with the INMO regarding a dispute over working conditions


DCU’s indifference to student addiction

November 30, 2016

Bríon Hoban takes a look into DCU’s attitude towards drugs and its strict anti-drug policy and wonders that perhaps DCU doesn’t prioritise the helping of students suffering from drug addiction.


Absent voters sacrifice their voice

November 16, 2016

Following last week’s US presidential election, Bríon Hoban believes that if more young Americans had voted, the outcome would have been different.


Budget 2017 neglects mental health

October 26, 2016

The rate of suicides in this country is higher than the rate of road deaths yet mental health still remains a low priority for the Government, writes Bríon Hoban.


Does DCU deserve more credit than it’s given?

September 28, 2016

DCU was one of seven Irish third-level institutions to fall in the QS World University Ranking published this month. Despite the rankings, Brion Hoban believes that DCU is thriving and improving in various aspects with every passing year.

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REVIEW: Zoolander 2

February 24, 2016

Zoolander 2 is an almost irredeemably bad movie. It feels like both a lazy retread of the original and a tonally jarring rip off of a Dan Brown novel. Worst of all, it commits the