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Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books
# Diversity
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Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

Mar 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 16,306 Views 81 Comments

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed
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# No 10 Mill Street

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

Mar 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 28,354 Views 4 Comments

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry
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# Top Gun

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry

Feb 27th 2017, 8:18 PM 19,811 Views 17 Comments

More than 500,000 new ‘skippers’ are expected to be needed over the next two decades.

Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday'
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# Take It Easy

Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday'

Feb 14th 2017, 5:56 PM 26,996 Views 35 Comments

Tonight is expected to the busiest of the week as part of the city’s unofficial rag week.

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation
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# Westwood Hotel

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

Feb 14th 2017, 6:25 AM 30,884 Views 10 Comments

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school
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# Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Feb 8th 2017, 7:38 AM 19,976 Views 19 Comments

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams
# Under Pressure
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# Under Pressure

How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams

Jan 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 74,603 Views 34 Comments

“Once I sat in the library for 13 hours straight and didn’t even take a break. I did my thesis in one whole night.”

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18
# Hard Knock Life
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# Hard Knock Life

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 31,259 Views 34 Comments

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide
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# Send Silence Packing

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 49,105 Views 29 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer
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# Home From Home

1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer

Dec 21st 2016, 10:46 AM 16,181 Views 39 Comments

Hines says it could deliver as many as 1,500 beds in the coming years.

Dublin is getting 571 new student bedrooms
# College Digs
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# College Digs

Dublin is getting 571 new student bedrooms

Dec 16th 2016, 6:10 AM 19,527 Views 13 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the development.

Student considered moving university over way her sexual assault allegation was handled
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# UCD

Student considered moving university over way her sexual assault allegation was handled

Dec 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,203 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the alleged incident, which occurred on 31 October last year.

12-month J1 visas will still be around for another three years at least
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# Happy Relations

12-month J1 visas will still be around for another three years at least

Dec 6th 2016, 8:01 AM 8,800 Views 5 Comments

There had been questions over whether the agreement would be terminated.

Bar at centre of alleged 'no blacks allowed' incident concludes "that no discrimination occurred"
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# Buskers Bar

Bar at centre of alleged 'no blacks allowed' incident concludes "that no discrimination occurred"

Nov 28th 2016, 6:05 AM 37,271 Views 54 Comments

Three South African students were allegedly refused entry from Buskers Bar in Temple Bar on Sunday 5 June.

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning
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# Campaign Promise

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:26 PM 18,189 Views 51 Comments

During his election campaign, Trump said he wanted to end the visa scheme

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest
# Cape Town
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# Cape Town

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest

Oct 27th 2016, 8:41 AM 8,071 Views 15 Comments

Yesterday, riot police dispersed students who gathered outside parliament.

School to hold meeting after clowns enter school grounds and 'terrified' students
# Blackrock Clowns
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# Blackrock Clowns

School to hold meeting after clowns enter school grounds and 'terrified' students

Oct 12th 2016, 10:45 AM 45,938 Views 46 Comments

The Nightmare Realm director explained to us what happened that lead to three scary clowns roaming around a school’s private grounds.

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you
# Change Generation
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# Change Generation

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you

Sep 26th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,377 Views 9 Comments

Choosing a career is one of the most important decision you will ever make – so don’t just fall into it.

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the "highest education" in Europe?
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# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the "highest education" in Europe?

Sep 25th 2016, 9:30 PM 74,463 Views 64 Comments

Junior Minister Eoghan Murphy made an effort to impress international viewers on CNBC this week. But did he over-state the case?

The psychology of house sharing: how to get on with the people you're living with
# Change Generation
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# Change Generation

The psychology of house sharing: how to get on with the people you're living with

Sep 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 20,905 Views 26 Comments

Can’t we all just get along? Former Olympic team psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick helps us understand why housemates fight.

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?
# Change Generation
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# Change Generation

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?

Sep 19th 2016, 11:00 AM 10,873 Views 36 Comments

Getting the balance right in college can be tough. We asked students how to manage being happy AND productive.

Budgeting is boring? A guide to why - and how - you need to master the purse strings
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# Change Generation

Budgeting is boring? A guide to why - and how - you need to master the purse strings

Sep 16th 2016, 11:00 AM 19,851 Views 3 Comments

A third-level student will need at least €11,000 to get through the college year, living away from home.

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students
# Cutting The Cost
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# Cutting The Cost

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

Sep 13th 2016, 12:15 PM 19,851 Views 59 Comments

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'
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# Niteline

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'

Sep 11th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,524 Views 4 Comments

Meet the volunteers answering late-night calls from students who need to talk.

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today
# Third Level
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# Third Level

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Sep 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 17,266 Views 9 Comments

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

Those controversial C*NT nightclub stamps are coming back to Dublin for one night only
# C U Next Tuesday
# C U Next Tuesday

Those controversial C*NT nightclub stamps are coming back to Dublin for one night only

Aug 25th 2016, 10:58 AM 5,737 Views 2 Comments

Ah. Classic times.

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation
# CAO 2016
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# CAO 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 558 Views 25 Comments

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here
# Check It Out
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# Check It Out

You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:01 AM 106,857 Views 9 Comments

Do you have what you need for your preferred course?

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?
# Factcheck
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# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?

Aug 19th 2016, 5:24 PM 37,234 Views 53 Comments

As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?

Aug 18th 2016, 10:06 AM 37,590 Views 86 Comments

Given the scale of the rental crisis being seen in Ireland, USI is requesting that people make their homes available to students.

People asked to rent spare rooms to students as accommodation crisis continues
# August Rush
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# August Rush

People asked to rent spare rooms to students as accommodation crisis continues

Aug 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 28,966 Views 38 Comments

Tens of thousands of students are looking for accommodation, with the new academic year just around the corner.

13 tweets that sum up the phenomenon that is Leaving Cert results night
# Gis A Naggin
# Gis A Naggin

13 tweets that sum up the phenomenon that is Leaving Cert results night

Aug 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 9,091 Views 0 Comments

These streets belong to the Leaving Certs now.

Is a religious education better for students? We took a look
# Divestment
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# Divestment

Is a religious education better for students? We took a look

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:05 PM 11,262 Views 52 Comments

‘Catholic schools are more strict, the academic side of things follows in that pattern then.’

Some landlords are demanding tenancy deposits of three months up front
# Red C
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# Red C

Some landlords are demanding tenancy deposits of three months up front

Aug 2nd 2016, 6:10 PM 30,927 Views 98 Comments

A survey has also shown that 60% of people have had problems getting their deposit returned.

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology
# CoderDojo
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# CoderDojo

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology

Jun 18th 2016, 1:33 PM 9,017 Views 4 Comments

More than 10,000 are expected to attend the CoderDojo Coolest Projects at the RDS today.

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days
# Leaving Cert
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# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

Jun 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,310 Views 47 Comments

One reader tells us about her experiences of trying to overcome crippling anxiety during her Leaving Cert exams

Buskers Bar in Temple Bar investigating after students refused entry told 'no blacks allowed'
# No Admission
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# No Admission

Buskers Bar in Temple Bar investigating after students refused entry told 'no blacks allowed'

Jun 10th 2016, 7:09 AM 52,363 Views 279 Comments

It’s alleged the three students asked to speak to a manager, but were refused.

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today
# Me Nerves
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# Me Nerves

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

Jun 8th 2016, 8:40 PM 31,608 Views 18 Comments

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

Students will face accommodation nightmare again this September
# Repeat Of History
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# Repeat Of History

Students will face accommodation nightmare again this September

Jun 5th 2016, 7:00 AM 14,995 Views 21 Comments

Student unions across the country are wondering how they will house students when the new term begins.

12 memories of Toxic Tuesday all DCU students treasure
# The Hub
# The Hub

12 memories of Toxic Tuesday all DCU students treasure

May 15th 2016, 7:30 PM 4,419 Views 0 Comments

RIP Toxic Tuesday, u are with the angles now xx