Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – New Direction for Asylum Centres

April 17, 2019

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 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

The Hype

Cripple of Innishmann reflects on a bygone Ireland

March 20, 2019

Phelim Drew lived up to his family’s name and delivered a stellar performance as Johnny Pateen Mike. The west of Ireland’s answer to journalism in the 30’s who would deliver three “pieces of news” in exchange for food.

National News

Editorial comment on INMO strike

February 20, 2019

After various articles published by The College View, News Edtior Cáit Caden writes an edtiorial comment on where the main issues lie with the INMO strike.

DCU News

Student nurses veto coffee morning

February 7, 2019

Nursing students claim they have not been listened to and told the Students’ Union they need to do more to represent the 800 nursing students on campus.


Best album of the year: No Shame by Lily Allen

December 12, 2018

Allen lures her listeners in even more with the soft childlike tone she uses throughout the album which juxtaposes the strong adult topics she is singing about and the subtle electronic dance sound in the background, making her latest collection of music truly unique.


Is it wrong to wear the remembrance poppy?

November 28, 2018

A Canadian doctor was in a Belgian field just over 100 years ago and was surrounded by death when he noticed a bruised shaped, vibrant red flower growing around the bodies. After the Second Battle


Terrorist attack staged in DCU

November 22, 2018

A simulated terrorist attack, known as Operation Barracuda, was staged on DCU campus to test how well emerency services react to such high risk incidents.