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.
The National Union of Journalists’ (NUJ) ethics council has strongly defended the professional standards of The University Times’ coverage of alleged hazing by the Knights of Campanile society.
The new Teaching Sharing Scheme has been described by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) as another “sticking plaster” measure for recruitment and retention issues in the sector.
The HSE and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are asking students to consider their use of drugs when socialising.
TheConnect Trade Union voted unanimously at the union’s first conference on 6th October to launch campaign to get more women involved in apprenticeships.