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Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?
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Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?

Mar 9th 2015, 8:25 AM 19,232 Views 62 Comments

More than 74,000 people have applied for courses through the CAO. How did that work out for you?

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications
# Decisions Decisions
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Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications

Mar 9th 2015, 7:50 AM 35,042 Views 16 Comments

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?
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Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 38,331 Views 145 Comments

In a referendum held today, 68% of students voted in favour of the SU supporting legalisation.

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground
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Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:05 PM 14,754 Views 14 Comments

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’
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Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’

Feb 17th 2015, 10:58 PM 65,839 Views 80 Comments

Queues formed in the morning for the now annual “Donegal Tuesday” event in Galway city.

Six arrested during Waterford RAG Week celebrations
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Six arrested during Waterford RAG Week celebrations

Feb 14th 2015, 11:17 AM 15,920 Views 34 Comments

A large crowd had gathered on John St.

Students given 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' word puzzle in class
# What's That Word?
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# What's That Word?

Students given 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' word puzzle in class

Feb 12th 2015, 10:30 PM 10,194 Views 10 Comments

Words such as “spanking” “handcuffs” and “bondage” were just some of the words included on the list.

Irish students almost 10% more likely to finish school than their European equivalents
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# The Youth Of Today

Irish students almost 10% more likely to finish school than their European equivalents

Feb 4th 2015, 4:15 PM 10,406 Views 18 Comments

This new information comes in the School Retention Report released today.

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....
# Decisions Decisions
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# Decisions Decisions

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 17,011 Views 9 Comments

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?
# Education
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# Education

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 405 Views 56 Comments

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

Coláiste Eoin didn't specify that ShoutOut workshop was about bullying
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Coláiste Eoin didn't specify that ShoutOut workshop was about bullying

Jan 29th 2015, 7:22 PM 16,709 Views 70 Comments

The Principal of the school acknowledged that was probably where “misinformation” came from.

George Takei accuses Trinity College Dublin of trolling students
# They Seem Me Trollin
# They Seem Me Trollin

George Takei accuses Trinity College Dublin of trolling students

Jan 18th 2015, 9:01 AM 6,494 Views 3 Comments

The Star Trek star isn’t having any of this student union sign.

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum
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# U-turn

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

Jan 15th 2015, 6:28 PM 16,585 Views 95 Comments

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths
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Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

Jan 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,957 Views 24 Comments

That’s according to an assessment of 8,000 pupils across 150 schools.

500 students at a Clare school tried to stay off social media for a week ... It didn't end well
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# Wild Mood Swings

500 students at a Clare school tried to stay off social media for a week ... It didn't end well

Dec 28th 2014, 5:00 PM 30,629 Views 0 Comments

The students who managed to avoid accessing their online personas experienced a range of withdrawal symptoms, like mood swings and irritability.

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night
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Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night

Dec 11th 2014, 8:46 AM 12,869 Views 28 Comments

Students had refused to leave the library for three successive nights – and it worked.

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours
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# Careful Now

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours

Dec 9th 2014, 1:23 PM 11,822 Views 34 Comments

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed
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# Mexico

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

Dec 8th 2014, 8:26 AM 9,835 Views 7 Comments

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.

Genius study methods spotted at University College Cork
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# Students

Genius study methods spotted at University College Cork

Dec 4th 2014, 2:25 PM 4,947 Views 0 Comments

Study the form.

Data breach made student grant applications visible on website
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Data breach made student grant applications visible on website

Dec 2nd 2014, 8:53 AM 7,443 Views 8 Comments

The grant applications included bank account information and details of parents’ incomes.

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike
# School's Out
# School's Out

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:41 AM 4,690 Views 0 Comments

Thank you, teachers.

Irish students' summer in Hawaii will make you weep with want
# Follow The Sun
# Follow The Sun

Irish students' summer in Hawaii will make you weep with want

Dec 1st 2014, 8:11 PM 8,035 Views 0 Comments

It was the best of times…

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They're still going - and are more violent
# Frustrations Mounting
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# Frustrations Mounting

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They're still going - and are more violent

Dec 1st 2014, 7:48 AM 5,361 Views 22 Comments

This is the third month of the protests, and police used pepper spray and batons on the students overnight.

Dublin is no longer one of the top 20 cities in the world for students
# Saints No Scholars
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# Saints No Scholars

Dublin is no longer one of the top 20 cities in the world for students

Nov 26th 2014, 9:39 AM 9,177 Views 30 Comments

And it’s all because of how pricey everything is.

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'
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# Not Blinking

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'

Nov 25th 2014, 10:43 PM 16,909 Views 84 Comments

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

Half of parents don't know how to advise their children on further education
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# College Ready

Half of parents don't know how to advise their children on further education

Nov 24th 2014, 8:14 AM 6,921 Views 28 Comments

A new survey has also found that the majority want them to progress to higher education.

Amazingly, boozy students don't really care about their health
# The Drink
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# The Drink

Amazingly, boozy students don't really care about their health

Nov 21st 2014, 4:31 PM 11,656 Views 19 Comments

Only 9% of students asked said they would reduce their alcohol consumption due to an awareness of medical consequences.

Jan O'Sullivan says she's not budging an inch
# Take It Or Leave It
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# Take It Or Leave It

Jan O'Sullivan says she's not budging an inch

Nov 15th 2014, 6:14 PM 12,236 Views 69 Comments

The TUI and ASTI have announced two days of strike action — the first set to take place on 2 December.

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that
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# Students

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that

Nov 12th 2014, 1:52 PM 11,489 Views 120 Comments

The grant is supposed to be there for people like me – people who can’t survive in college without it. But I don’t fit into SUSI’s picture of what a student is.

Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms
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Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms

Nov 11th 2014, 7:25 PM 11,433 Views 47 Comments

Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
# Nigeria
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# Nigeria

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Nov 10th 2014, 10:40 PM 8,882 Views 26 Comments

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

Protesters armed with machetes won't let anyone in or out of Acapulco airport
# Mexico
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# Mexico

Protesters armed with machetes won't let anyone in or out of Acapulco airport

Nov 10th 2014, 8:05 PM 12,749 Views 15 Comments

On Friday authorities announced that gang suspects confessed to killing 43 students.

Deadly bacteria normally found in toilets was discovered in the microwave of these students
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Deadly bacteria normally found in toilets was discovered in the microwave of these students

Nov 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,696 Views 28 Comments

Meet Conor, Padraig, Brian and Paddy.

Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre
# Corruption
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# Corruption

Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre

Nov 9th 2014, 9:40 AM 8,643 Views 6 Comments

Violent protests came a day after authorities said suspected gang hitmen confessed to killing the 43 students and incinerating their bodies.

Bodies of Mexican students burned by gang in 14-hour inferno
# Corruption
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Bodies of Mexican students burned by gang in 14-hour inferno

Nov 8th 2014, 12:17 PM 22,695 Views 46 Comments

Gang-linked police attacked their buses in September and ten delivered them to a drug gang to be killed.

Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees
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Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees

Nov 7th 2014, 10:46 AM 5,546 Views 7 Comments

RTÉ has reported that the college owes international students €200,000.

Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year
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Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year

Oct 31st 2014, 4:18 PM 5,544 Views 9 Comments

There are around 19,000 students still awaiting payments.

Dublin language school announces temporary closure due to 'weak financial situation'
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# Closed

Dublin language school announces temporary closure due to 'weak financial situation'

Oct 28th 2014, 7:23 PM 12,209 Views 54 Comments

SIPTU says it is very concerned for students and staff of Leinster College.

Galloping and Ellie the Elephant: Kids prove ballet is for everyone
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# Baby Ballet

Galloping and Ellie the Elephant: Kids prove ballet is for everyone

Oct 27th 2014, 10:15 AM 6,230 Views 3 Comments

And do they want to be ballet dancers when they grow up?

Could ballet help kids learn maths, and prevent obesity?
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# Jump Around

Could ballet help kids learn maths, and prevent obesity?

Oct 26th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,439 Views 8 Comments

One school says its kids love learning ballet.