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Yesterday’s News


Saturday 14 June, 2014

Vlog: What can be done to tackle rising obesity in Ireland?

Between 1990 and 2000 the prevalence of obesity in Ireland increased by 67%.

Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI? Sex

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Katie Varvos asks why young Irish people aren’t getting STI tests and she even takes one online.

Monday 20 January, 2014

Video column: Is there a viable solution to ivory poaching?

There were approximately 10 million elephants in Africa at the turn of the 20th century. Today, thanks to widespread poaching, that number has dropped to 500,000.

Sunday 15 December, 2013

Video blog: A brief history – Christmas, cheer, and commercialisation

What’s the true meaning of this holiday, again?

Thursday 5 December, 2013

Video column: Gay X-Factor contestant abused, protests in Ukraine and Black Pete

The Unemployed Graduate’s news round-up discusses international stories that have sparked interest across the globe this week.

Friday 29 November, 2013

Video column: Why is the link between mental health and alcohol so controversial?

The Irish public increasingly aware of the importance of mental health – but the role that alcohol plays in psychological problems remains taboo to many, says Katie Varvos.

Thursday 21 November, 2013

Video column: The Occupy Movement, Mayor Ford, controversial shirts and topless Kim

The Unemployed Graduate’s round-up discusses four international stories that have sparked interest across the globe.

Saturday 16 November, 2013

Video column: Ireland's young and diverse population deserves to be heard

Large sections of our society are not being represented by the mainstream media – excluding valid perspectives and life experience from the national conversation, says Katie Varvos.