Articles

Should we all be feeling eco-anxiety?

July 28, 2019

This wave of eco-anxiety has occurred undoubtedly due to climate change itself but also due to the lack of response and action from those in power.

Features

Time to grieve

June 21, 2019

In May, Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh announced new provisions which would be provided during the June state examinations to students who suffer a close family bereavement during their exams to allow them time to grieve.

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The failure of global prison systems

April 15, 2019

‘’Imprisonment has become an almost automatic response rather than a last resort. Furthermore, the penitentiary system in most countries is no longer aimed at the reformation and social rehabilitation of convicts, but simply aims to punish by locking offenders away.”

Health

Ireland’s mistaken disease

April 15, 2019

IBD specialist nurse, Angela Mullen who works in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin is one of fourteen IBD nurses in Ireland said, “we definitely need more IBD nurses, the patient’s with IBD need access to care and unfortunately in some practices they don’t have that”.

Features

Risky business: the agenda

April 3, 2019

As the sun sets on a frozen Saturday in November, the Cobblestone Pub in Smithfield is bustling. 

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Youtube, the architect of its own downfall

March 20, 2019

Scandals are once again threatening to swamp the world’s most popular video platform as critics circle and a backlash from advertisers and content creators grows. Will a second so-called ‘adpocalypse’ lead to a clear out

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Finding love: the cunning craft of matchmaking

March 20, 2019

When you touch Ireland’s last traditional matchmaker’s 160-year-old matchmaking book with one hand and close your eyes for seven seconds, envisaging love, legend has it that you will fall in love within six months.

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The university fees conversation

February 6, 2019

Many students will be familiar with the process of applying for a grant from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI). It is a long process which demands attention and various details of the student and their