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Political

Senator tells DCU students more women representatives needed

April 24, 2013

Gender quotas are set to become reality in the next general election in a bid to increase the numbers of female representatives – Fianna Fáil Senator Averil Power and Local Area Rep Laura Reid discussed this on a recent trip to DCU.

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DCU News

Furlong murder accused won’t get death penalty

March 20, 2013

The family of murdered DCU student Nicola Furlong criticised the sentence handed down to Richard Hinds who was found guilty of the murder of the 21 year old Wexford woman by a Tokyo court on

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DCU News

Nicola Furlong’s family in Japan for murder trial

March 6, 2013

The family of murdered DCU student Nicola Furlong have traveled to Japan to attend the trial of the man accused of  killing her. A Business and Japanese student at DCU, 21-year-old Nicola was studying on

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Articles

New enterprise course aims to tackle youth unemployment

February 6, 2013

A new Dublin-based programme aims to help young people beat unemployment and start their own enterprises. Occupation Transformation, an 18-week, FETAC-accredited course, is being run in conjunction with non-profit organisation PARTAS. Chief Executive of PARTAS,

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National News

Local Labour TD uneasy with fee increase in budget

December 12, 2012

Labour Party TD, John Lyons, hopes the recent increase in the student contribution charge won’t prevent students in his constituency from accessing third-level education. Speaking to The College View, the TD for Dublin North-West and

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DCU News

Cash from campus bookshop stolen in robbery

November 28, 2012

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery which took place last Thursday outside the Hodges Figgis bookshop on campus. The incident occurred around 1:45pm as takings were being transported from the bookshop to a secure cash-in-transit

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National News

Marriage equality a human rights issue, according to TDs

November 28, 2012

Marriage equality is an issue “not for the gay community alone”, according to Labour Party TD, Aodhán Ó’Riordáin. Speaking at a marriage equality talk organised by DCU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Ally (LGBTA) society,