DCU News

New bus route launched for DCU

June 2, 2022

A new bus route by Dublin Bus has commenced, to include a stop at DCU. The N4 bus route will call at DCU’s Collins Avenue stop on its journey between the Point Village and Blanchardstown

Podcasts

“The 2 Johnnies” return to RTE

March 9, 2022

RTE have announced that “The 2 Johnnies” radio show will return to 2fm on the 14 March in
a statement released on Monday.
The show was taken off air last week following the controversy surrounding comments they
had made in a video posted to social media from “The 2 Johnnies” podcast.

The Hype

Artists remove their art from the National Gallery of Ireland

March 9, 2022

The National Gallery of Ireland (NGI), located in Merrion Square, Dublin has awarded a catering contract to the American Company, Aramark, for a three-year term. Aramark has gained controversy in recent years as it was revealed that they profit from Direct Provision in Ireland, which many find unacceptable.

Music

Brand new Night & Day Festival lineup announced

March 9, 2022

The Zutons, Villagers, John Grant and Orla Gartland will headline the first ‘Night & Day’
music festival which will take place in September in Clonalis House, Castlerea.
The lineup, which was announced at a launch event last week at The Workman’s Club in
Dublin, will also feature The Mary Wallopers, Cathy Davey, Moxie, Alana Henderson, Paddy
Dennhey, Columbia Mills, Amy Montgomery and Soda Blonde.

Articles

Four Binge Worthy Books

March 9, 2022

In the run up to World Book Day, Kathleen Keane discusses some books she just couldn’t put down.

Music

Longitude Festival- What to expect

February 16, 2022

Two years without scouring the internet for the ‘it’ outfit as well as dousing yourself in glitter and heading out into the sun with your friends to have a boogie to some of your favourite artists, we can finally all let out that deep breath we’ve been holding for way too long.

Music

Mitski dances with dread on Laurel Hell

February 16, 2022

Already one of the most celebrated indie rock songstresses of the past decade, Mitski’s star has risen even further since the release of her critically acclaimed 2018 record Be The Cowboy, picking up an even bigger audience thanks to many of her songs garnering popularity on TikTok.

Books

100 Years of Ulysses

February 16, 2022

Ulysses was published on February 2nd, 1922 in Paris by Parisian bookseller, Sylvia Beach
who owned the world renowned Shakespeare and Company bookshop.

Articles

The Life and Work of French Designer Thierry Mugler

February 2, 2022

The death of iconic fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler was announced Sunday, triggering an outpouring of condolences from celebrities and many from the fashion world who remembered the 73-year-old as an icon.

Television

After Life review: Ricky Gervais’ grief-com ends

February 2, 2022

Ricky Gervais created a show that grips you through it’s mundane depiction of everyday life, it’s agonizing depiction of the motions of grief with an added sprinkle of dark, cynical humour. Shows of this caliber are far and few between.

Film

‘The House’ is haunting

February 2, 2022

The House is the most unique Netflix Original film to arrive on the streaming platform in recent memory. A haunting stop-motion anthology, the film is home to plenty of spooks, laughs, and long, shadowy hallways.

Features

Fast fashion is so last season

October 30, 2019

The fashion industry is one so massive, that the extent of its effects are difficult to comprehend. Especially in countries like Ireland, buying from the fashion industry is a pillar of everyday life.

Features

DCU’s favourite shopkeeper

December 12, 2018

An observant student wandering around the DCU campus on a chilly winter morning may notice a handful of friendly pensioners from the local area making their way through the crowd to reach the front doors

DCU News

DCU and Microsoft team up for Hour of Code 2018

December 12, 2018

“DCU places a strong emphasis on STEM Education in many ways, and we recognise that the preparation of teachers for both Primary and Post-Primary Schools…plays a critically important role in that regard,” he said.

Features

Happy little pills

December 12, 2018

problems aren’t miraculously solved when you tell someone how you’re feeling