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# dublin-city-university - Monday 27 April, 2020

The 2km rule is the first restriction people want lifted, according to new survey
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

The 2km rule is the first restriction people want lifted, according to new survey

Apr 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 43,193 Views 114 Comments

The government has said it is hoping to ease some of the restrictions on 5 May.

# dublin-city-university - Monday 27 January, 2020

Half of primary school students unable to kick a ball properly, study finds
# Basic Skills
# Basic Skills

Half of primary school students unable to kick a ball properly, study finds

Jan 27th 2020, 8:51 AM 26,045 Views 72 Comments

Half of children studied were found to be unable to kick a ball properly.

# dublin-city-university - Sunday 19 January, 2020

New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France
# Seán Lester
# Seán Lester

New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France

Jan 19th 2020, 9:30 AM 16,779 Views 6 Comments

Seán Lester was the last Secretary General of the League of Nations and tried to help Joyce as he fled the Nazis.

# dublin-city-university - Monday 14 October, 2019

School intervention in sleep may help children get to bed earlier, new study finds
# Sleep
# Sleep

School intervention in sleep may help children get to bed earlier, new study finds

Oct 14th 2019, 6:05 AM 23,360 Views 35 Comments

A study of sixth-class pupils found a 21% rise in those going to bed before 11pm after learning more about sleep.

# dublin-city-university - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Dublin people are being asked to test water quality across the city using free kits
# Test The Water
# Test The Water

Dublin people are being asked to test water quality across the city using free kits

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:39 PM 17,567 Views 10 Comments

Free testing kits will be sent to people who want to check the quality as part of a European-wide survey.

# dublin-city-university - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism
# DCU
# DCU

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism

Jan 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 19,651 Views 6 Comments

The sensory pod helps students take a break away from the hustle and bustle of college life.

# dublin-city-university - Monday 22 October, 2018

Thousands sign petition asking Justice Minister to stop deportation of student facing threat of torture
# Shepherd Machaya
# Shepherd Machaya

Thousands sign petition asking Justice Minister to stop deportation of student facing threat of torture

Oct 22nd 2018, 10:27 PM 28,064 Views 83 Comments

Shepherd Machaya could be deported within days after his permission to remain in Ireland expired on 21 October.

# dublin-city-university - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

DCU first Irish university to be designated a “University of Sanctuary” for welcoming asylum seekers
# Culture Of Inclusion
# Culture Of Inclusion

DCU first Irish university to be designated a “University of Sanctuary” for welcoming asylum seekers

Dec 28th 2016, 2:23 PM 15,511 Views 59 Comments

Fifteen academic scholarships will be made available to asylum seekers or refugees commencing their studies in September 2017.

# dublin-city-university - Sunday 15 May, 2016

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

12 memories of Toxic Tuesday all DCU students treasure

May 15th 2016, 7:30 PM 4,396 Views 0 Comments

RIP Toxic Tuesday, u are with the angles now xx

# dublin-city-university - Sunday 17 April, 2016

14 things that could only happen in DCU
# The Henry Grattan
From The Daily Edge
# The Henry Grattan

14 things that could only happen in DCU

Apr 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 8,571 Views 1 Comment

Never change.

# dublin-city-university - Saturday 12 March, 2016

11 feelings DCU students have about the Henry Grattan building
# Meet Ya In The Street
From The Daily Edge
# Meet Ya In The Street

11 feelings DCU students have about the Henry Grattan building

Mar 12th 2016, 9:30 AM 7,995 Views 2 Comments

Smelly, leaky, home. <3

# dublin-city-university - Sunday 23 August, 2015

'She called me handicapped and spat in my face': Abuse faced by Irish people with intellectual disabilities
# Bullies
# Bullies

'She called me handicapped and spat in my face': Abuse faced by Irish people with intellectual disabilities

Aug 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 20,337 Views 51 Comments

Workshops are being held in Dublin to help people with intellectual disabilities deal with bullying behaviour.

# dublin-city-university - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Ireland's second biggest cancer killer will soon be able to be spotted in €25 test
# Gotcha
# Gotcha

Ireland's second biggest cancer killer will soon be able to be spotted in €25 test

Feb 5th 2015, 9:59 AM 16,417 Views 20 Comments

Each year almost 2,500 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer, with 1,000 dying from it.

# dublin-city-university - Friday 6 June, 2014

Lucy Lawless is trying to help an Irish fan get his stolen Xena mug back
# Mug Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Mug Wars

Lucy Lawless is trying to help an Irish fan get his stolen Xena mug back

Jun 6th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,636 Views 1 Comment

It is, as Lucy says herself, truly appalling.

# dublin-city-university - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Students put drunk student stereotype behind them and campaign for responsible drinking
# Drink Aware
# Drink Aware

Students put drunk student stereotype behind them and campaign for responsible drinking

May 3rd 2014, 10:00 AM 14,413 Views 13 Comments

Can you guess which college took top prize with their drink aware campaign?

# dublin-city-university - Thursday 27 February, 2014

One student's vote decided if this Dublin college would rejoin USI
# DCU
# DCU

One student's vote decided if this Dublin college would rejoin USI

Feb 27th 2014, 8:06 PM 19,137 Views 16 Comments

Dublin City University’s third referendum in four years on membership of the Union of Students in Ireland was passed.

# dublin-city-university - Sunday 23 February, 2014

16 things you'll only know if you went to Dublin City University
# DCU
From The Daily Edge
# DCU

16 things you'll only know if you went to Dublin City University

Feb 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 75,230 Views 70 Comments

It’s in Glasnevin, actually.

# dublin-city-university - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Patrick Halpin still missing after police 'mix-up' reported that he had been found
# Patrick Halpin
# Patrick Halpin

Patrick Halpin still missing after police 'mix-up' reported that he had been found

Feb 6th 2014, 7:16 PM 53,394 Views 33 Comments

The 18-year-old has been missing in London since Wednesday morning.

18-year-old student missing on DCU society trip in London
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

18-year-old student missing on DCU society trip in London

Feb 6th 2014, 7:59 AM 27,877 Views 19 Comments

Patrick Halpin was last seen leaving a nightclub off Leicester Square in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

# dublin-city-university - Thursday 30 January, 2014

DCU is one of the top 50 "young" universities in the world
# Fountain Of Youth
# Fountain Of Youth

DCU is one of the top 50 "young" universities in the world

Jan 30th 2014, 7:52 PM 10,524 Views 23 Comments

Not bad, for a young…university.

# dublin-city-university - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Irish Famine 'Tribunal' to probe if it was crime against humanity
# Famine
# Famine

Irish Famine 'Tribunal' to probe if it was crime against humanity

Apr 20th 2013, 8:30 AM 16,192 Views 78 Comments

New York and Dublin law faculties to test the case, under current international law, against the-then British government for the tragedy in which one million Irish people died.

Global first as UCC retains Green Flag for environment
# Green Flag
# Green Flag

Global first as UCC retains Green Flag for environment

Apr 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,947 Views 10 Comments

The college was the first university in the world to be awarded the international Green Flag for environmental friendliness in 2010.

# dublin-city-university - Monday 21 January, 2013

New DCU Innovation Campus to create more than 200 jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

New DCU Innovation Campus to create more than 200 jobs

Jan 21st 2013, 11:32 AM 4,948 Views 6 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton said the aim of the new campus is to attract new Cleantech enterprises and drive growth in the green economy.

# dublin-city-university - Monday 3 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton to give human rights speech at DCU
# Clinton
# Clinton

Hillary Clinton to give human rights speech at DCU

Dec 3rd 2012, 3:00 PM 9,337 Views 67 Comments

The US Secretary of State will deliver an address in the Helix this Thursday.

# dublin-city-university - Friday 19 October, 2012

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured

Oct 19th 2012, 4:56 PM 1,327 Views 0 Comments

The Kenyan legend was in Dublin to attend an event for his mentor Brother Colm O’Connell.

# dublin-city-university - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings
# University Rankings
# University Rankings

No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings

Sep 11th 2012, 8:05 AM 10,357 Views 13 Comments

Trinity College, UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and DCU haven’t seen any major change in their rankings since this time last year.

# dublin-city-university - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Colleges to merge in radical restructuring of teacher training
# Teacher Training
# Teacher Training

Colleges to merge in radical restructuring of teacher training

Sep 5th 2012, 2:11 PM 12,330 Views 31 Comments

Academic standard of Irish teaching students among the highest, if not the highest, in the world says report.

# dublin-city-university - Sunday 17 June, 2012

New institute hopes to strengthen Irish-Indian ties
# Education
# Education

New institute hopes to strengthen Irish-Indian ties

Jun 17th 2012, 2:27 PM 2,375 Views 20 Comments

The Ireland India Institute at DCU was launched by the Minister for Education today.

# dublin-city-university - Friday 15 June, 2012

'No justice will bring her back' - Nicola Furlong's mother speaks of devastation
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

'No justice will bring her back' - Nicola Furlong's mother speaks of devastation

Jun 15th 2012, 10:15 PM 8,483 Views 12 Comments

The family of the student found dead in a Tokyo hotel room three weeks ago have spoken of their grief as a 19-year-old American was arrested in connection with her death.

# dublin-city-university - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Top 50 Under 50: DCU named in ranking of world's newest universities
# Top 50 Under 50
# Top 50 Under 50

Top 50 Under 50: DCU named in ranking of world's newest universities

May 30th 2012, 10:04 AM 3,841 Views 19 Comments

DCU is one of the world’s top 50 youngest universities.

# dublin-city-university - Monday 23 April, 2012

Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer

Apr 23rd 2012, 1:03 PM 1,506 Views 4 Comments

The test is being developed at Dublin City University and aims to detect if there are antibodies in blood that could indicate the presence of cancer in the bowel.

# dublin-city-university - Friday 24 February, 2012

NUI Maynooth and DCU set for Sigerson showdown
# College Football
From The42
# College Football

NUI Maynooth and DCU set for Sigerson showdown

Feb 24th 2012, 5:37 PM 735 Views 2 Comments

It’s Kildare v Dublin in the Higher Education final at Parnell Park tomorrow.

# dublin-city-university - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Gardaí renew appeals for info on missing Paul Bunbury, 19
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí renew appeals for info on missing Paul Bunbury, 19

Feb 12th 2012, 9:44 PM 10,565 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old DCU student was reported missing ten days ago, but has since been seen in the Docklands area of Dublin city.

# dublin-city-university - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Higgins tops nationwide poll of students' Aras intentions
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Higgins tops nationwide poll of students' Aras intentions

Oct 11th 2011, 12:15 PM 1,262 Views 18 Comments

Michael D Higgins tops a nationwide opinion poll of almost 2,000 students across Ireland’s seven university campuses.