Secondary Teachers to Strike in December


Secondary school teachers are to strike early December, as a row over proposed reforms escalates. A spokesperson for the TUI confirmed its members, along with those of the ASTI, intend to hold a strike on Tuesday 2 December. Another potential strike in January is being discussed. Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan commented stating the decision is […]

Budget is a mixed bag for students


On Tuesday 14 October, the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin revealed the budget for 2015.

New Programme Seeks Projects with Social and Environmental Impacts in Ireland

Celestial Green Ventures, an environmental conservation company based in Ireland, is pleased to announce the launch of their Social Funding Programme, aimed at helping small projects and start-ups all over the Republic of Ireland make a difference in their communities. Although their primary concern is the protection of the Amazon and sustainable development for the […]

Student nurses to march on HSE headquarters


On Thursday 6 March student nurses and midwives from around the country will take part in a protest march at Dr Steevens hospital in Dublin, headquarters of the HSE.  The protest is primarily related to pay rates for student nurse interns.

Teach, Coach, Learn

Ciara Spain and Brian Maguire teaching in Paschim Kailashpur FP school in the Sundarbans

Suas are looking for teams of volunteers to get involved next summer. Here on we have all the details of their excellent Volunteering Programme…

Seanad Referendum Results in


The referendum to abolish the Seanad has been defeated with 51.7% of the vote, Jenna Hodgins has more…

Anxiety about Exam Results: You are not alone

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In light of today’s Leaving Cert results, Cormac O’Malley discusses a recent poll about the anxiety that can come with exam results…

Countdown begins for Portfolio Lab 2013

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Are you an aspiring creative? Why not register for this top creative event?

USI says abortion legislation punishes vulnerable young women

"The law on abortion in Ireland is not being changed. Our country will continue to be one of the safest places in the world for childbirth," says An Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

USI has spoken out about the abortion legislation. Isabella De Luca reports…

Ógra launch national organ donor policy

Ogra Fianna Fail

Ógra Fianna Fáil has recently issued a policy document to encourage organ donation and to raise awareness of the issue. In this article, National Policy and Campaign Director Mark Stokes reports…