The Interplay of Culture and Tourism

“Dublin now exists solely for tourists and the rich."

UCD to sell Richview

In an emergency meeting held on August 29th 2019, UCD’s Governing Authority (GA) voted to sell Richview and the surrounding lands to...

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It’s Official: UCD crowned The Sunday Times University of the Year 2020

With the recent announcement of UCD as The Sunday Times University of the Year 2020, Mark Jackson takes a look at how The Sunday Times came to this conclusion.

Morale of Irish teaching staff being ‘ripped to shreds’

TUI President Seamus Lahart said: "Pay discrimination has severely damaged the profession, ripping the morale of staff to shreds and making teaching less attractive to the best graduates."

DCU Students’ Union initiate campaign against beef

Dublin City University (DCU) Student’s Union are to lobby college food suppliers in order to remove beef...

UCD Agricultural Sciences recognised on the global stage

Resting on the edge of South Dublin far removed from the nearest milking parlour or combine, UCD...

Is this the end for Big Tech?

In the last few months, American state attorneys, led by Texas and New York, have been delving...

The Definitive Albums of the Decade

The last ten years have been a major turning point for the music industry with shifts to digital and the domination of hip hop over rock. Sinéad Dunphy rounds up some of the albums that serve as landmark records for the decade.

Triumph and Tribulations – the story of UCD AFC’s relegation to the First Division

Andrew Dempsey looks back on UCD AFC’s challenging return to the top-flight with (now former) goalkeeper and Irish under-21 international Conor Kearns.

What is it about Qatar?

Gráinne Daly asks why exactly are we looking at Qatar as a sporting venue, in the midst of the calamitous World Athletics Championships

Why is Kanye West Still Relevant?

Sinéad Dunphy delves into the fascinating world of Kanye West and attempts to make sense of his madness.

Your Student Guide to the Festive Season

So, you’ve got a fair bit of time to kill in the capital this Christmas season, and your not sure how to...

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Head to Head: Should we discourage tourism?

YES by Garrett Kennedy The priority of any government should be towards it citizens. The same goes for a...

New anti-cheating laws lead to crackdowns on essay mills

New cheating laws have come into effect in Ireland last week. There has been a legal crackdown on essay writing services provided...

Beef sector disgruntled as prices remain stunted

Conclusion to factory gate protests through signed agreement presents a false peace within the sector as famer dissatisfaction runs rife, writes Niall...

Study reveals link between school suspensions and homelessness in men

A new study by Dublin City University in conjunction with Peter McVerry Trust has revealed that there’s a link between suspension in...

UCC Student Union Sets Up Food Bank For Students

“The setting up of the UCCSU food bank comes right after UCC’s decision to raise its student accommodation rates by 11.5% in anticipation of student accommodation about to fall under the rent controls in most Irish cities.”

Do business degrees have a place in universities?

Universities serve many different purposes depending on who one asks. Some of these are obvious; they analyse societal problems and offer solutions...

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