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Irish forestry has been left in the dark for far too long

October 26, 2022

Last month, Minister of State for land use, Pippa Hackett launched a vision for Ireland’s trees, woods and forests until 2050. The new plan outlines promising guidelines for “the right trees in the right places

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The new and old British Prime Ministers are too similar

September 28, 2022

Boris Johnson’s resignation after three years of being prime minister saw his successor Liz Truss take matters into her hands. The new prime minister displays a dream to the public. As Britain faces a cold

Articles

Free contraception and how to avail via DCU

September 28, 2022

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly launched a scheme on Wednesday the 14th of September which provides free contraception to all women between the ages of 17-25. This scheme is now being extended to women ages

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Students pet dogs to help with stress.

April 13, 2022

As part of DCU’s study on the physical and emotional health of students, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind were brought to campus for the last week of college. The study ‘Promoting And supporting the

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It’s time wages for hospitality work are increased.

March 22, 2022

Finding staff is the biggest threat that the hospitality sector will face this year. Paul Kelly, CEO of Failte Ireland said “After the incredibly difficult long closure period, tourism businesses were delighted to be able

News

Single-sex schools to be in the past.

March 9, 2022

A bill to end single-sex schools was published by the Labour party on February 15th. The policies must be finalised within the next 10-15 years. The party says that this move is needed to tackle

News

Joy, tears, and a few nods.

February 18, 2022

At 9:45 last night, Nubar was buzzing! Candidates worked so hard for this day and nerves were high. The minimum number of votes for an election to go ahead lies at 1,953 overall votes. On

Opinion

Eir does not deserve awards

February 16, 2022

On February 1st Eir was awarded the Excellence in Customer Service Management award by the Public Sector Magazine. The public is not happy. Over recent years Eir’s customer service has been a nightmare to deal

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Moby Move joins Dublin City Council cargobike scheme.

February 16, 2022

The electric bike hiring company Moby Move, based in DCU, has joined Dublin City Council’s pilot to get businesses to begin using bikes. The scheme is available for businesses based in Dublin, and they must

DCU News

Sarah Behan: Safety and mental health come first

February 15, 2022

I feel like there’s a disconnect between people who haven’t come through the services and people like me who use them”. Sarah Behan is a final year English and Philosophy student in St Pats. Her

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Opinion

Rural homelessness remains a hidden problem.

February 2, 2022

Less prominent counties seem to be struggling the most with homelessness. This is mainly due to insufficient services outside of cities. Homelessness rates in cities and towns remain high, for example, according to Focus Ireland,

National News

The demand for passports surge

February 2, 2022

The backlog of passport processing has built up to over 30,000 applicants, according to Joe Hackett, the Secretary-General at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Only emergency passports were being processed for the last 18 months.

News

New EU report says red meat causes cancer.

January 21, 2022

EU policy for 2022 encourages a shift to a more plant-based diet due to red meat causing cancer. Research from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that when haem (a natural chemical found in meat)

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Ireland should care about hair.

January 21, 2022

South Korean politician, Lee Jae-Myung proposed at the beginning of the month for public health insurance to include hair loss treatments. This caused a huge divide in the public. Opponents say this is populism, but