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Taoiseach says Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan should withdraw comments on student housing
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Taoiseach says Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan should withdraw comments on student housing

Oct 12th 2021, 10:25 PM 54,687 Views 50 Comments

“I couldn’t believe it, I thought it was facile. I just didn’t understand the point he was making.”

Colleges around the country say that some students are having to rely on food banks to get by
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Colleges around the country say that some students are having to rely on food banks to get by

Oct 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,216 Views 57 Comments
  • UCC Students' Union food bank ran out of food in 50 minutes on Wednesday.
  • Volunteers say demand has spiked in the face of rent hikes and other living costs.
  • Students' representatives say it's a result of third level education being underfunded by the Government, writes Céimin Burke.
Councils told that student beds must be for students unless there's a 'compelling' reason
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Councils told that student beds must be for students unless there's a 'compelling' reason

Sep 29th 2021, 3:00 PM 12,137 Views 18 Comments

There have been concerns about purpose-built student accommodation being used for other purposes.

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses
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Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses

Sep 18th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,581 Views 6 Comments

Paul Reid said that hospital numbers beginning to fall but intensive care numbers are rising.

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation
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Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation

Sep 15th 2021, 4:24 PM 15,415 Views 29 Comments

The Taoiseach said a “close eye” will be kept on colleges and what they charge in for rent.

9 in 10 teenage girls aged 15-17 agree consent is always required for sexual activity
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9 in 10 teenage girls aged 15-17 agree consent is always required for sexual activity

Aug 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 25,644 Views 49 Comments

The results of the new Consent Communication study by NUI Galway’s Active* Consent programme.

Gardaí receiving 'daily reports' of accommodation scams in which renters lose hundreds of Euro
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Gardaí receiving 'daily reports' of accommodation scams in which renters lose hundreds of Euro

Aug 10th 2021, 5:40 PM 25,595 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí are advising students to be cautious of scams ahead of the new academic year.

Criticism as international students told to enroll in a course to extend their visas
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# Student Visas

Criticism as international students told to enroll in a course to extend their visas

Apr 30th 2021, 7:07 PM 19,096 Views 34 Comments

The Department of Justice has said that they will take a pragmatic approach to the situation.

No medical students have been hired as vaccinators, despite Minister saying they were giving jabs at vaccine centres
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No medical students have been hired as vaccinators, despite Minister saying they were giving jabs at vaccine centres

Apr 22nd 2021, 4:57 PM 25,697 Views 20 Comments

The health minister said last month that he had met students administering vaccines.

University of Limerick has disciplined 'a number' of students following street party
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University of Limerick has disciplined 'a number' of students following street party

Apr 21st 2021, 1:41 PM 14,431 Views 0 Comments

Social media circulated videos in early March showed a largescale street party in the Castletroy area, adjacent to UL.

Students who canvas teachers for improved Leaving Cert grades may have results withheld
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Students who canvas teachers for improved Leaving Cert grades may have results withheld

Mar 9th 2021, 8:27 PM 12,403 Views 13 Comments

The heads of a Bill approved today will put this year’s exams and accredited grades system on a legal footing.

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut
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Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut

Mar 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 4,446 Views 8 Comments

Students and other civilians took part in one of many daily protests across the country against the military’s seizure of power last month.

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'
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'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'

Mar 7th 2021, 9:30 AM 21,373 Views 0 Comments

Students from Trinity College Dublin have made a documentary about their lives during the pandemic, which captures experiences from across the globe.

Leaving Cert students say they are relieved with clarity and choice, but some issues remain
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Leaving Cert students say they are relieved with clarity and choice, but some issues remain

Feb 18th 2021, 2:05 PM 13,301 Views 5 Comments

“I trust my teachers, but I don’t trust the algorithm,” one student said.

Gardaí to be given powers to seize scramblers and quad bikes on the spot
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Gardaí to be given powers to seize scramblers and quad bikes on the spot

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 2:15 PM 48,917 Views 64 Comments

The HSE found that 62 people were injured last year in accidents involving off-road vehicles like scrambler bikes.

Leaving Cert alternatives under consideration but clarity to be given within the next few weeks, says Tánaiste
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Leaving Cert alternatives under consideration but clarity to be given within the next few weeks, says Tánaiste

Jan 27th 2021, 3:58 PM 24,342 Views 38 Comments

Alternatives to the Leaving Cert exam are being considered by the national advisory committee on the exams this afternoon.

Leaving Cert 2021: Students want a choice of written exam or Calculated Grades
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Leaving Cert 2021: Students want a choice of written exam or Calculated Grades

Jan 20th 2021, 2:40 PM 27,622 Views 29 Comments

73% of second-level students said they feel either very unsafe or unsafe at schools reopening.

ASTI and TUI directed teachers not to co-operate with government plans before Leaving Cert u-turn
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ASTI and TUI directed teachers not to co-operate with government plans before Leaving Cert u-turn

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 66,376 Views 221 Comments

Leaving Certs were set to return to school for three days per week.

College fees will not rise under current Government, says Taoiseach
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College fees will not rise under current Government, says Taoiseach

Dec 24th 2020, 9:19 AM 15,302 Views 30 Comments

Students currently pay €3,000 annually to attend college, a rate that is among the highest in Europe.

Explainer: What is the current situation with unpaid student nurse placements?
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# Student Nurses

Explainer: What is the current situation with unpaid student nurse placements?

Dec 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,062 Views 40 Comments

The government last week voted against a motion to pay student nurses on placement.

Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract
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Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract

Oct 1st 2020, 8:06 PM 94,733 Views 73 Comments

To date, €163,000 has been paid to Polymetrika for the calculated grades system.

'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract
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'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract

Oct 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 24,221 Views 25 Comments

The cost of the calculated grades system is €160,000.

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties
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Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties

Sep 30th 2020, 12:28 PM 28,962 Views 18 Comments

The Mayor of Galway said that gardaí would be passing the details of students who have house parties to colleges.

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home
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Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home

Sep 30th 2020, 6:45 AM 26,558 Views 14 Comments

One NUIG student is trying to leave his accommodation partly due to rising cases in Galway.

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity
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1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity

Sep 29th 2020, 8:04 PM 19,961 Views 26 Comments

Over 97,600 children are being transported daily to school.

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines
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NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines

Sep 25th 2020, 7:13 AM 23,604 Views 11 Comments

Students have been urged to “socialise safely and call out reckless behaviour”.

NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year
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NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year

Sep 24th 2020, 11:41 AM 20,258 Views 2 Comments

Students were informed late in August that their time on campus may be limited this year.

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says
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No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says

Sep 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,729 Views 17 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school
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# Health And Wellbeing

Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school

Jul 30th 2020, 1:22 PM 16,856 Views 10 Comments

The guidance says that health and wellbeing should be prioritized for school staff.

Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans
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# September Reopening

Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans

Jul 23rd 2020, 3:05 PM 31,903 Views 55 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly called for Education Minister Norma Foley to take questions on the matter next week.

Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'
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Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'

Updated Jul 17th 2020, 11:27 AM 31,709 Views 69 Comments

The publication of this year’s results will not be available until 7 September.

Lack of safety guidance on schools putting staff and students 'at risk', warns trade union
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Lack of safety guidance on schools putting staff and students 'at risk', warns trade union

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:08 PM 24,299 Views 29 Comments

Fórsa was critical of the Department of Education in a submission to the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee.

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds
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3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds

Jun 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 49,116 Views 62 Comments

That’s according to a new national survey published by NUI Galway’s Active Consent Programme.

Student radiographers will be offered three-month paid contract from 18 May
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Student radiographers will be offered three-month paid contract from 18 May

May 1st 2020, 1:02 PM 12,094 Views 6 Comments

The students had been calling on Simon Harris to pay them for their work during the pandemic.

Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected
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Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected

Apr 27th 2020, 10:18 AM 10,662 Views 3 Comments

There is a focus on student learner needs and wellbeing at the moment.

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak
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INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 24th 2020, 11:17 AM 16,479 Views 42 Comments

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

Students vacating Trinity-owned accommodation to be refunded - but private renters face uncertainty
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Students vacating Trinity-owned accommodation to be refunded - but private renters face uncertainty

Mar 18th 2020, 6:15 AM 22,683 Views 12 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin called for clarity to be given to those in rental accommodation at this time of national crisis.

Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'
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Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'

Feb 28th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,617 Views 71 Comments

UCD’s Welfare Officer said that students are coming to her office with sleeping bags.

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets
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Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets

Feb 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,382 Views 10 Comments

More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.

Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford
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Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford

Feb 21st 2020, 11:15 PM 4,226 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Cabinteely roared into the new First Division season with four goals in 45 minutes against Bray.

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