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

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

Jan 15th 2015, 6:28 PM 16,617 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
# Edumacashun
# Edumacashun

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

Jan 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,982 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
# Wild Mood Swings
# 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 30,639 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
# Fight The Man
# Fight The Man

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

Dec 11th 2014, 8:46 AM 12,920 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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

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

Dec 9th 2014, 1:23 PM 11,923 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
# Mexico
# Mexico

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

Dec 8th 2014, 8:26 AM 9,865 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
# Students
From The Daily Edge
# Students

Genius study methods spotted at University College Cork

Dec 4th 2014, 2:25 PM 4,957 Views 0 Comments

Study the form.

Data breach made student grant applications visible on website
# University Of Limerick
# University Of Limerick

Data breach made student grant applications visible on website

Dec 2nd 2014, 8:53 AM 7,468 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
From The Daily Edge
# School's Out

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

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:41 AM 4,709 Views 0 Comments

Thank you, teachers.

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

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

Dec 1st 2014, 8:11 PM 8,141 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
# Frustrations Mounting

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

Dec 1st 2014, 7:48 AM 5,378 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
# Saints No Scholars

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

Nov 26th 2014, 9:39 AM 9,188 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 25th 2014, 10:43 PM 16,933 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
# College Ready
# College Ready

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

Nov 24th 2014, 8:14 AM 6,939 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
# The Drink

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

Nov 21st 2014, 4:31 PM 11,675 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
# Take It Or Leave It

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

Nov 15th 2014, 6:14 PM 12,245 Views 70 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
# Students
# Students

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

Nov 12th 2014, 1:52 PM 12,130 Views 116 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
# Collapsed Talks
# Collapsed Talks

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

Nov 11th 2014, 7:25 PM 11,457 Views 47 Comments

Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.

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

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Nov 10th 2014, 10:40 PM 8,910 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
# Mexico

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

Nov 10th 2014, 8:05 PM 12,762 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
# Grim
# Grim

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

Nov 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,721 Views 28 Comments

Meet Conor, Padraig, Brian and Paddy.

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

Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre

Nov 9th 2014, 9:40 AM 8,664 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
# Corruption

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

Nov 8th 2014, 12:17 PM 22,731 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
# Refunds
# Refunds

Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees

Nov 7th 2014, 10:46 AM 5,567 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
# Quick Payment
# Quick Payment

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

Oct 31st 2014, 4:18 PM 5,563 Views 9 Comments

There are around 19,000 students still awaiting payments.

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

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

Oct 28th 2014, 7:23 PM 12,234 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
# Baby Ballet
# Baby Ballet

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

Oct 27th 2014, 10:15 AM 6,240 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Could ballet help kids learn maths, and prevent obesity?

Oct 26th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,562 Views 8 Comments

One school says its kids love learning ballet.

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand
# Public Transport
From The Daily Edge
# Public Transport

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand

Oct 25th 2014, 9:30 AM 23,829 Views 18 Comments

People placing their bags on the aisle seat :|

Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince
# High School Shooting
# High School Shooting

Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince

Oct 25th 2014, 7:48 AM 31,951 Views 58 Comments

The shooter opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others.

Conor Cannon strike means Students live to fight another day
# Students
From The42
# Students

Conor Cannon strike means Students live to fight another day

Oct 24th 2014, 9:55 PM 2,460 Views 0 Comments

UCD beat Drogheda to secure a playoff next week.

Student gets head stuck in bottle bank in bet gone horribly wrong
# For The Bants
From The Daily Edge
# For The Bants

Student gets head stuck in bottle bank in bet gone horribly wrong

Oct 20th 2014, 6:45 PM 5,798 Views 3 Comments

Her friends promised her £10 and a Big Mac if she stuck her head in. Cruel, cruel friends.

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers

Oct 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,875 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?

Students end miserable run and secure a potentially critical win in Derry
# At Last
From The42
# At Last

Students end miserable run and secure a potentially critical win in Derry

Oct 17th 2014, 10:41 PM 2,136 Views 1 Comment

Mark Langtry’s thumping strike proved the difference between the sides at the Brandywell.

Ian McKellen gives some EPIC advice to exam students gathered to see him
# Gandalf
From The Daily Edge
# Gandalf

Ian McKellen gives some EPIC advice to exam students gathered to see him

Oct 17th 2014, 9:00 PM 8,355 Views 1 Comment

Swoooon!

Missing Mexican students not found in mass grave
# Mystery
# Mystery

Missing Mexican students not found in mass grave

Oct 15th 2014, 7:35 AM 6,759 Views 3 Comments

The mystery over the fate of the 43 students has deepened.

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House
# University Challenges
# University Challenges

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House

Oct 8th 2014, 3:42 PM 9,160 Views 44 Comments

Student leaders will meet the Education Minister tomorrow…after they’ve dried off.

Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work
# Pro-democracy
# Pro-democracy

Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work

Oct 6th 2014, 8:12 AM 4,584 Views 11 Comments

Schools have reopened and civil servants have returned to work today.

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'
# Stay Or Go?
# Stay Or Go?

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'

Oct 5th 2014, 6:04 PM 12,580 Views 20 Comments

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity - should we follow suit?
# Ocsober
# Ocsober

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity - should we follow suit?

Oct 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,741 Views 49 Comments

A month long initiative helps raise funds for a charity that teaches children to make safer and healthier choices about their alcohol and drug use.