Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – Ask me my name

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.


DCUSU should stay linked to the USI

April 3, 2019

DCUSU President Vito Moloney Burke previously argued that the USI did not step up to the plate in campaigns they were running such as Shanowen Shakedown and Save Our Shepherd.

DCU News

DCUSU comes under fire at Emergency CRC

March 6, 2019

An Emergency Class Representative Council (CRC) voted to mandate the DCU Students’ Union Executive’s position on Union of Students in Ireland (USI) affiliation to be neutral, should a referendum be called.


DCUSU Presidential Candidate: Christine Farrell

March 5, 2019

Final year Business Studies student Christine Farrell believes she can bring the voice of a “normal student” to the role of DCU Students’ Union President, should she be elected.

DCU News

USIXIT: Should I stay or should I go?

February 20, 2019

DCU Students’ Union sabbaticals and executives have voted to put the matter of affiliation with Union of Students in Ireland (USI) to referendum.

No Picture

Grub Guide-ThunderRoad Cafe

February 6, 2019

Can this Dublin diner compete with its classier and world-renowned older sister? Check out the Hard Rock rip off to see does it live up to the hype.

DCU News

DCU launch Refugee Week 2019

January 29, 2019

Refugee Week 2019 is a reflection of the university’s commitment to students from asylum backgrounds, said DCU President Brian MacCraith at its launch in the U on January 28th.

The Hype

Banksy’s prank doesn’t quite make the cut

October 31, 2018

Perhaps he intended no deeper meaning to the performance and was simply pulling a long-con, a practical joke, knowing the world would take it and run with it. Maybe Banksy knew that everyone else would do the work for him, if his goal really was to make society take a long, hard look at itself.  


Gavin Duffy: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

In The run up to the presidential election, candidate Gavin Duffy has said he is “mellowing as a capitalist” and is more open to social policies. 

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Review

October 9, 2018

Budget 2019 has been criticized as being an ‘election budget’ by Labour TD Joan Burton, after Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s speech on October 9th.

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Education

October 9, 2018

Higher Education, Further Education & Training, and Research will receive an investment of €150 million, said Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in his Budget 2019 speech on October 9th.