DCU News

DCUSU rock the boat for Barretstown

February 19, 2020

DCUSU will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest “Rock the Boat” on Tuesday 25 February on the Glasnevin campus, all in aid of Barretstown.


Swipe right for data protection

February 19, 2020

Irish data regulators have launched an inquiry into Tinder and Google’s processing and managing of users’ data.

The Hype

Tony Cantwell breaks out from the internet

February 17, 2020

Despite Storm Ciara battering the west coast, a crowd packed out the Town Hall Theatre in Galway braved the elements to see one of the biggest emerging Irish comedians, Tony Cantwell.The audience assembled at the bar before being called into the auditorium for the first of a line of shows titled “Pure Grá”.


Best equipment to invest in for vlogging

February 5, 2020

If you are new to the vlogging game, a simple smartphone would suffice for the more basic elements of vlogging. But if you are planning on taking things a little more serious, without the proper gear, it is difficult to provide the quality of video that people have come to expect from serious vlogging. 


Reduction in Dublin policing expected in 2020

February 5, 2020

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris earmarked a €23 million reduction in policing in the Dublin region earlier this month, according to information received by TheJournal.ie. 


Fee-paying schools increase prices

February 5, 2020

St. Columba’s College in Rathfarnham is the most expensive fee-paying school in the country and fees at the school increased from €8,000 in 2018/2019 to €8,654. It is still well below the pre-2016 cost of €12,264. 


Crackdown on third-level cheating and use of paid for essays

November 27, 2019

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) launched the National Academic Integrity Network on Thursday 14 November in response to the growing trend of students using online “essay mills” and paying for bespoke assignments, essays and, sometimes, theses which it says is a threat to the integrity of Irish higher education.


Pub owners struggle to combat drug usage

November 13, 2019

There is very little that pub owners can do within the confines of the law to combat drug use on the premises, according to a pub owner in Dublin City Centre.