Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – New Direction for Asylum Centres

April 17, 2019

Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.


DCU hosts annual AmCham Hackathon event

February 20, 2019

The American Chamber of Commerce, which represents the interest of American businesses with a base in Ireland, gave participants two and a half days to form “cross-sector multidisciplinary teams” and create an idea for a business.

National News

New ambassador appointed to Crumlin

February 6, 2019

Rugby player Dan Leavy was appointed the new ambassador for Children’s Medical Research Foundation in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin.


Keeping up with the times

October 31, 2018

The consensus about whether or not the Catholic Church in Ireland has had a good year depends very much on who you ask.