The College View Investigates

Stretched to the limit: Over 64,000 people waiting for orthopaedic treatment

April 19, 2020

People requiring hip and knee replacements are facing the worst waiting lists in Ireland,  with over 64,000 people waiting to see a consultant for their treatments. The figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund, for January 2020 show that a total of 64,907 people are waiting to access orthopaedic treatment.


NAMA makes 12 million profit

April 1, 2020

The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) has turned a 12 million euro profit for the third quarter of 2019, making almost 60 million euro in the first nine months of 2019.


JPEGMAFIA’s gigs not for the faint of heart

March 16, 2020

Months after the release of his latest album, “All My Heroes are Cornballs”, JPEGMAFIA arrives at The Academy to thunderous chants of “Peggy”. The sold out gig was packed to the gills, with JPEGMAFIA emerging from the back clad in muay thai shorts and a hoodie, which was quickly taken off.


Vice president of campaigns of the USI resigns

March 11, 2020

The vice president of campaigns of the Union of Students Ireland (USI), Michelle Byrne, has resigned this evening, following revelations that she was willing to provide names of right wing activists to what appeared to be an anti-fascist group.

Fearghal Lynch in a blue shirt.

SU Elections 2020 – VP for President: Fearghal Lynch

March 3, 2020

Fearghal Lynch is a final year Enterprise Computing student running for the DCUSU presidency. Facility improvements, college wide events and a return of the DCU-St Pats House Cup are just some of his proposals if he is elected to the DCUSU presidency.


DCU lecturer wins seat in 33rd Dáil

February 19, 2020

A DCU law and government lecturer has won a seat in the 33rd Dáil, after contesting the election in Dublin West as a member of the Green Party


The difficult question of balance in journalism

December 11, 2019

The idea of balance has always been a key part of journalism, with the right of reply being a key tenet for any reporter working in a newsroom. False balance, however, is where stories start to get messy and the reporter’s impartiality comes into question.