Lifestyle

Stay-cation in Ireland

April 17, 2019

Keep it cheap, cheerful and adventurous by getting off the beaten tourist track and exploring some hidden gems.

Opinion

A more progressive Ireland: fantasy or reality

April 17, 2019

Recent referendums for abortion and less recently gay marriage make it seem like Ireland is stepping in the right direction, and away from its staunch Catholic roots, Sally Dobie asks has enough really changed?

Lifestyle

Influencer fashion

April 3, 2019

When influencers are aligned with the right audience and brand, it can contribute to an incredibly successful digital marketing campaign

DCU News

Canadian cannabis legalised

October 17, 2018

Canada decriminalised the use of marijuana on October 17, making it the second country to do so after Uruguay.

Opinion

Miggeldy or the highway?

October 3, 2018

Essentially, it appears to me that what most people want is a decent, honourable person. At least in my college bubble, most people also agree that Higgins embodies these traits.

Lifestyle

Couple Staycations

April 18, 2018

Too broke to go abroad this summer with your better half? Katie Gallagher gives you the lowdown on the best couple staycations around Ireland

Lifestyle

There is more to contraception than the pill

March 21, 2018

When it comes to contraception, most girls opt for ‘the pill’ even though there are numerous other options out there. The question is are they being informed of the other contraceptives,or is there a tendency to just take the ‘easy’ option.

Opinion

Is Irishness enough to maintain us as a significant player in Europe?

March 7, 2018

With the fallout from Brexit we sneer at Britain and bolster our own sense of national pride, but it is easy to overlook our own selfish approach to Europe’s resources. As a nation we love to be loved. The “best fans in the world”, our culture and history is celebrated across the globe, just friendly rogues out for the craic.

Opinion

A new beginning for a new Irish generation

March 7, 2018

But the Government cannot be faulted for their efforts in creating a new Ireland. For young people in Ireland, this plan is almost like a stand of confidence in the country most of us will probably consider leaving in the next few years.

The Hype

The difficulty of being a modern artist

March 7, 2018

Despite Ireland’s tiny size, the small island has produced some of the world’s leading poets, composers and artists. Twentieth-century Irish artists such as Jack Butler Yeats, Evie Hone and Sean Keating are renowned for their

Opinion

The Good Friday ban, a modern approach or a loss of identity?

February 7, 2018

Pubs only close these two days a year and as part of Irish culture, this trend has been here for all of our lives, with this ban being lifted we are becoming more modern but at the same time it has to be asked, are we losing a part of our identity?

The Hype

The growth of the Irish music scene

February 7, 2018

Many think of Irish music and images of an auld lad playing spoons in some pub down a bothrin pop into mind. A walk through Temple Bar in the height of July would similarly convince

Opinion

Leo’s homelessness comments show a lack of sympathy

November 29, 2017

Varadkar’s comments like Gleeson’s shows his misunderstanding of the issue, his disinterest in the problem, his aloofness to lower class issues. His overall classism and elitism, as members of the Simon community and rival politicians have already pointed out.