Pope Francis to visit a changed Ireland

April 4, 2018

Pope Francis is scheduled to come to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in August 2018. However, he is coming to a country that is very different to the ‘catholic Ireland’ that the last


Ireland’s gin revolution

April 4, 2018

As one of the most popular drinks of the moment with trendy fruit concoctions, mixers and balloons glasses to accompany it, gin has become the drink of the year with exports seeing a massive growth in Ireland recently.

University News

Resistance from local residents over student accomodation

March 21, 2018

New student accommodation due to be built in Gillian House on Farranlea Road in Cork has experienced some resistance from local residents, who fear that the development will lead to “student gangs” in the area.

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

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Beating the Christmas binge

February 7, 2018

The reality is that ‘new year new me’ is much easier said than done. The aftermath of excessive alcohol, greasy food and too many selection boxes can come back to smack us right in the face (or double chins). Rachael Martin shares her top tips for kickstarting a healthy lifestyle.


Grub Guide: San Lorenzo’s

December 6, 2017

When searching for a place in Dublin to grab a tasty brunch, specifically one that does a mean eggs benedict, the restaurant prides itself in serving “the brunch of champions” seems like the obvious choice.

DCU News

Top scientist gets DCU honour

November 18, 2015

DCU paid tribute to Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, a British astrophysicist who is famous for her discovery of the first radio pulsars with her thesis supervisor Antony Hewish. Jocelyn Bell Burnell  was commended for her