National News

Former Welfare Officer stuck in welfare queue

October 14, 2015

The number of Irish people claiming social welfare is now 332,801 according to the Live Register on October 2nd 2015. Of this figure 45,173 claimants are under 25 years of age.

Graduate unemployment was highlighted again in recent weeks, when former DCU Welfare Officer Eve Kerton published an article in The Irish Times documenting her struggle with joblessness.

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Laughing Through Life

Laughter is the best medicine

April 24, 2013

Is laughter the best medicine? Maybe not as good as morphine, but close. Eve Kerton gives her expert opinion.

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Women can have the last laugh

February 20, 2013

“You’re very funny for a girl.” If I had a euro for every time I’ve heard that phrase I’d have enough money to afford a sex change in order to be accepted as humorous. The

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Hopelessly Devoted to Olivia

November 28, 2012

“Eve, Grease is on Film4, turn it on quick!” is a text I regularly get whenever the classic musical is on television. “Oh so you like Grease?” I hear you say. No. I don’t like