It’s no secret that young people are incredibly impressionable, especially young girls. With the growing dominance of social media in young people’s lives, influencers need to recognise this as they are a big part of young people’s lives. These photoshopped images have a lasting impression on young people, they see these images and perceive them as normal.
The RSA and An Garda Síochána launched their annual Christmas and New Year’s Road Safety campaign last week in an effort to combat the amount of traffic accidents that are alcohol related at Christmas. However, they also said that alcohol is a contributory factor in 38% of fatal crashes in the lead up to Christmas.
The problem with these contracts is security or lack of it which is fair. It is hard to expect people to function under these conditions. But does an all-out ban mean nothing but positives for employees around the country. It begs the question will employers now offer sable contracts or just let more staff go and take on 2 permanent part time staff in the future.
With the numbers of Catholics on the decline it seems Ireland is on the way to facing a secular future, the percentage who identified as Catholic on the census falling from 84.2 percent in 2011 to 78.3 percent in 2016. There has also been a corresponding rise in the number of those with no religion, growing by 73.6 percent. Those with no religion now accounting for 10 percent of the population compared to 6% five years ago.
DCU’s STEAM Hackathon is first of it’s kind in Ireland and took place in St Patrick’s College’s main auditorium.