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'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees
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'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees

Mar 15th 2018, 2:58 PM 14,416 Views 38 Comments

A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.

Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees
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Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees

Mar 13th 2018, 2:16 PM 23,425 Views 88 Comments

The Students’ Union President is due to meet with the university’s Vice Provost on the issue.

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds
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Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

Mar 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,369 Views 13 Comments

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells
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Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells

Mar 9th 2018, 2:12 PM 26,350 Views 34 Comments

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland
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Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland

Mar 8th 2018, 3:38 PM 9,019 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
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'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Feb 26th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,751 Views 38 Comments

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
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Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:34 AM 44,680 Views 107 Comments

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject
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Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject

Feb 19th 2018, 8:13 AM 17,617 Views 205 Comments

Richard Bruton said the new guidelines would mean children who don’t study religion “will no longer be sitting at the back of the class”.

Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday
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Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday

Feb 13th 2018, 6:10 AM 39,379 Views 20 Comments

NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology have distanced themselves from the event since 2011.

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations
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374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations

Feb 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 16,371 Views 12 Comments

The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'
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Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:08 PM 26,631 Views 25 Comments

A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems
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One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Jan 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,018 Views 43 Comments

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths
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'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths

Jan 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,330 Views 9 Comments

It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.

'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September
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'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September

Jan 11th 2018, 2:15 PM 41,942 Views 76 Comments

The Nord Anglia International School in Dublin will offer students the International Baccalaureate.

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests
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'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:00 PM 21,066 Views 103 Comments

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam
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Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 15,967 Views 12 Comments

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them
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Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

Nov 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,351 Views 17 Comments

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse
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At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse

Nov 10th 2017, 4:48 PM 15,492 Views 65 Comments

At least two of them are severely injured.

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin
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# No Loans

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

Oct 4th 2017, 8:01 PM 8,299 Views 22 Comments

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?
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Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?

Oct 4th 2017, 8:45 AM 29,212 Views 109 Comments

Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work
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'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,450 Views 87 Comments

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding
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A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Sep 25th 2017, 9:52 PM 19,180 Views 39 Comments

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine
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UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine

Sep 20th 2017, 8:26 PM 16,593 Views 58 Comments

UCDSU president Katie Ascough said the decision was “in line with legal advice”.

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon
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'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Sep 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,319 Views 2 Comments

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?
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# Seeking Arrangement

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:30 PM 41,449 Views 47 Comments

The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter
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Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,790 Views 18 Comments

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year
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The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year

Aug 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 30,985 Views 36 Comments

Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life
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From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,684 Views 4 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos
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Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos

Aug 12th 2017, 4:01 PM 20,372 Views 26 Comments

A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.

'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development
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'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development

Aug 9th 2017, 11:44 AM 14,282 Views 30 Comments

A UK developer is planning to change the Westwood Hotel in Galway to a 400-bed student housing unit.

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
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There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 66,053 Views 83 Comments

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
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English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,917 Views 32 Comments

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today
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Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

May 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,798 Views 14 Comments

17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones
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Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

May 23rd 2017, 4:11 PM 7,837 Views 23 Comments

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students
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# Plagiarism

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

May 15th 2017, 10:02 AM 13,419 Views 31 Comments

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views
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'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

May 15th 2017, 7:52 AM 11,893 Views 24 Comments

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms
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Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

May 5th 2017, 5:26 PM 27,247 Views 7 Comments

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year
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'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year

Apr 27th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,599 Views 54 Comments

While the majority make it to their second year, a sizeable portion of students do not.

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme
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Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

Mar 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,097 Views 16 Comments

A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students
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Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Mar 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,404 Views 28 Comments

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.