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From TheJournal.ie Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2015? Budget 2015

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

From TheJournal.ie Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

University Challenge student panics and blurts out 'whore'

Here’s the thing though. HE WAS RIGHT.

From TheJournal.ie Rwanda tests German student for Ebola Outbreak

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

From TheJournal.ie India suspends death sentences of men convicted of gang rape Claims Denied

India suspends death sentences of men convicted of gang rape

The lawyer representing the two men said he filed a special leave petition.

American student rescued after getting stuck in giant stone vagina

Let’s not pussyfoot around this story.

From TheJournal.ie Sadness at death of student travel pioneer USIT

Sadness at death of student travel pioneer

Ever go on a J1? You have Gordon Colleary, co-founder of Magill magazine, to thank for that.

From TheJournal.ie Universities are under financial pressure - here's how they can survive Students

Universities are under financial pressure - here's how they can survive

A Grant Thornton survey looks at their finances and suggests how they can survive the pressure.

From TheJournal.ie Body of student Steven Kavanagh recovered from Shannon RIP

Body of student Steven Kavanagh recovered from Shannon

The LIT Students’ Union Vice-President had been missing since 6 March.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What's it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you ... Night Owls

Column: What's it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you ...

Working in a club will give you a huge range of skills useful in later ‘grown up’ life, writes Roisin Curran.

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing Mark Casey (19) found in Limerick Student

Body of missing Mark Casey (19) found in Limerick

A large scale search – co-ordinated by gardaí and family members – had been taking place in the city since the Offaly teenager went missing eight days ago.

From TheJournal.ie Cause of Patrick Halpin's death 'undetermined' after initial post-mortem London

Cause of Patrick Halpin's death 'undetermined' after initial post-mortem

The DCU student’s body was found near Leicester Square last Thursday. The results of further tests are now awaited.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in Leicester Square identified as missing student Patrick Halpin London

Body found in Leicester Square identified as missing student Patrick Halpin

The 18-year-old’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

From TheJournal.ie Raffaele Sollecito 'stopped at Italian border' following retrial verdict Meredith Kercher

Raffaele Sollecito 'stopped at Italian border' following retrial verdict

Sollecito had his murder verdict for the killing of Meredith Kercher reinstated last night. American Amanda Knox was also found guilty of murder after the retrial.

From TheJournal.ie Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved Law Society

Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved

The students say that they now have two fewer weeks in which to study for their exams.

From TheJournal.ie Landmark Montrose Hotel to be converted to 'high-spec' student housing HOTES AMAZE

Landmark Montrose Hotel to be converted to 'high-spec' student housing

The relaunched ‘Montrose Student Residence’ — just across the N11 from UCD — will open its doors in September.

From TheJournal.ie First it was ‘The Inter’, then it was the Junior Cert… now it’s got a new name… Junior Cycle

First it was ‘The Inter’, then it was the Junior Cert… now it’s got a new name…

Irish people will soon have a new method of figuring out each other’s ages, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn confirmed this morning…

From TheJournal.ie You might think twice before using wet wipes again... Wet Wipes

You might think twice before using wet wipes again...

A Cork student has found that the wipes don’t dissolve in water – even after 17 months.

From TheJournal.ie Was Beethoven inspired by birdsong? Young Sci 2014

Was Beethoven inspired by birdsong?

A project by a Carrick on Shannon student shows that the classical maestro may have taken much inspiration from nature.

From TheJournal.ie Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread? Young Sci 2014

Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?

Brown bread is more nutritious, while white bread is more processed.

From TheJournal.ie This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis Young Sci 2014

This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis

Vitamin D and calcium are essential to prevent osteoporosis, as this student found.

From TheJournal.ie How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test Young Sci 2014

How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test

A Limerick student looked at organic and non-organic apples for a BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition project.

From TheJournal.ie Are redheads more flexible than other people? Young Sci 2014

Are redheads more flexible than other people?

A project from a young Galway student at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition set out to discover the truth…

From TheJournal.ie India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death India

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death

The 23-year-old physiotherapy student died this day last year, nearly two weeks after being attacked by a gang of men on a moving bus in Dehli.

Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls?

I like your chicken roll…

From TheJournal.ie Here's a museum that tells blind visitors: Please touch! Seeing By Touch

Here's a museum that tells blind visitors: Please touch!

Blind and visually impaired visitors are encouraged to get up close to items during their special tours.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I was a regular teen who has unfortunately dealt a harder life than most’ Opinion

Column: ‘I was a regular teen who has unfortunately dealt a harder life than most’

Niamh n Ruarí was diagnosed with a disease that affects one in every 200,000 people, but is determined to re-educate society on the perceptions they have of those who are physically less fortunate.

From TheJournal.ie Student falsely accused of taxi fare dodge granted stay on court costs awarded against him Eoin McKeogh

Student falsely accused of taxi fare dodge granted stay on court costs awarded against him

Eoin McKeogh lost a case against six newspapers over their reporting of his legal dispute with Google and Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Natasha McShane case: Accused will not testify in court Chicago

Natasha McShane case: Accused will not testify in court

Heriberto Viramontes is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery and armed robbery. The jury is expected to begin deliberations later today.

WATCH: Hugh Jackman runs into former student on the red carpet

Did you know that Hugh Jackman used to be a P.E. teacher?

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI Student Grants

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should college grants be cut in the Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should college grants be cut in the Budget?

There is speculation that the college grants could be cut in October’s Budget as part of saving €100m in the Education Department.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’ Cuts

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

From TheJournal.ie Body of Irish student Davin Harrison recovered from US river New York

Body of Irish student Davin Harrison recovered from US river

The 20-year-old had been rafting with a group of people when he got into trouble on Saturday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision University

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision

The Irish student, who is studying in the UK, said he still has not been given news on a decision about his grant application.

From TheJournal.ie Student 'forgotten' in cell for four days to get $4 million from US Daniel Chong

Student 'forgotten' in cell for four days to get $4 million from US

Daniel Chong said he had to drink his own urine to stay alive in the windowless Drug Enforcement Administration cell.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments Student Grants

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments

The head of operations at SUSI said that the students grants scheme has undergone a number of improvements.

21 ways to tell you were an Irish college student

Chicken fillet rolls, pints and fags.

From The42 VIDEO: Road to Rio 2016 begins in the swimming pool for Irish hero Gold Standard This post contains videos

VIDEO: Road to Rio 2016 begins in the swimming pool for Irish hero

Darragh McDonald is striving to replicate the Gold Medal he won in London last year.