National News

Remote Rapscallion: Illegal drone activity disrupts Dublin Airport

February 15, 2023

Illegal drone activity caused major disruptions at Dublin Airport over the last two weeks; a number of flights were diverted to Shannon, Belfast, and Manchester on four separate occasions. The costs of the delays are said to be well over one million euro.


Home is where the waves meet me

February 1, 2023

Home has four walls and a roof, but for me, home is where the waves meet me, where the sun-rays tan my skin, and then I feel peace. People may have their own “home” in

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

National News

The demand for passports surge

February 2, 2022

The backlog of passport processing has built up to over 30,000 applicants, according to Joe Hackett, the Secretary-General at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Only emergency passports were being processed for the last 18 months.


Free Interrailing passes to be offered to Irish students from 2022

October 27, 2021

Interrailing is one of the most student-friendly ways to explore the world. It is much cheaper than flights or booking individual trains. On top of this you will also explore so much more and see so much more of Europe, saving money on transport fares.


Wanderlust: Lausanne

November 28, 2018

Last call in most of the bars in Lausanne is at 10pm and unlike in Ireland where last call often means that you can stay in the pub for another hour or so, the Swiss don’t tolerate such practices. Bar staff will clear the place out within five minutes and hand you a plastic cup to pour the rest of your pint in.


Wanderlust in New York

October 31, 2018

Living in Dublin you notice one thing – the city is becoming more and more American. Shane Brennan compares his experiences of visiting New York.


Wanderlust-J1 in San Fran

October 3, 2018

The experience everyone talks about with fond memories of their sunny summers on the West Coast, from my experience it wasn’t always just as fond as I was told, however, it was still one of the best experiences of my life.


Romantic Ronda

October 3, 2018

But believe it or not, there’s more to Spain than just Ibiza and Salou. For those looking for something a bit different, Ronda may be perfect.


Visiting the Big Apple in a New York minute

March 12, 2018

Welcome to New York City- epicentre of the arts, creator of new fashions and engrossed with every genre of restaurant and bar. New York has it all, but visiting (or staying) without some sort of itinerary


The travel tales – ‘poo-gate’ hostel horror

November 29, 2017

Staying in a hostel can be a great experience. There’s the potential to make friends for life and meet people from all over the world, but there’s always the fear that you could end up staying in a hellhole like Amy Murphy in Koh Samui.


Tips for travelling Thailand on a budget

November 29, 2017

Thailand is a popular summer holiday destination but can be hard to do on a student budget. Tess O’Connor shares some travel tips from her Thai travels.

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The travel tales – lost luggage

November 28, 2017

Niamh Dunne shares her travel tale of a missing baggage nightmare from a typical Leaving Cert holiday to Santa Ponsa.


Spotlight on Croatia

November 15, 2017

A Mediterranean paradise surrounded by the azure blue Adriatic Sea and decorated with over a 1000 islands, Méabh Riordan explains why Croatia is the latest Eastern European hotspot.


The travel tales- AirBnB nightmare

November 15, 2017

For Helen O’Neill, a trip to Scandinavia became plagued with panic while they scrambled to secure new accommodation after a cancellation nightmare.