ProfessorAlan Smeaton was not expected to be an innovator, or an academic. As a young man, he did well in school but his family background didn’t indicate that a university education would be his path.
Black Friday is almost upon us, and although primarily an American tradition, it remains one of the biggest dates on the calendar for Irish shoppers. Rachel Farrell takes us through some of this year’s best
With the Dublin Marathon just a few days away, anxious first time runners will be looking for some last minute tips and advice. Compiled here is a guideline of how to tackle the forty-two kilometre distance.
With almost 10,000 leaving certificate exam appeals this year, Opinion Editor Shirley Donlon looks into the difference between leaving certificate education and university education, and argues that perhaps a change is necessary.
New York Times investigative reporter Dr. Sheri Fink graduated from Stanford University 26 years ago with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology. The module descriptor for the course reads: excellent training in how to understand human
Mental Health Reform have criticised the Government as it has emerged that they plan to invest just €15 million into mental health services, as opposed to the Budget-day announcement of €35 million. During last week’s
Does joining clubs and societies distract from the academic side of education at University or do they add an extra dimension to the average college experience? Opinion’s editor Shirley Donlon discusses the matter.
Humanity is not the perfect species, there is no promise of healthy perfect babies, but few people become pregnant with the expectation of having a child with a life altering disease. Cystic Fibrosis is a
They wear a uniform and their feet pound the same floors each and every day. They comfort patients, provide them with the care that every person deserves. They look after your mother, brother, father and
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will publish his sixth budget this afternoon. With persistent leaks to the press throughout the weak, not many surprises are expected but whether or not it will be passed on
ROMES are a half Irish, half Canadian alternative pop band made up of childhood friends Jacob Bitove on vocals, his brother Nick Bitove on drums, Andrew Keyes on Bass and James Tebbit on guitar. Earlier this
A problem that has hindered the growth of football in Ireland since the foundation of the state is the lack of media attention and public funding it receives in comparison to Gaelic games, despite being
Stranded students, missed lectures and having to endure plenty of cycling and walking. This is the reality many students face because of the bus strikes. DCU has tried to help the students in their commute
Students lining the pathways, queues for the delicatessen in Spar and the endless cups of caffeine. The smell of new books, the vibrancy of new stationary, the heavy backpacks slumped on the shoulders of hungover
Following the release of The Repeal Project’s video ‘We Face This Land’ expressing strong views regarding the possible repeal of the 8th amendment, Andrew Ralph expresses his views on the controversial matter of abortion in Ireland and the limited services available to the women of our country.