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Students

# students - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Majority of teachers say schools won’t be able to cope with new Junior Cycle Survey

Majority of teachers say schools won’t be able to cope with new Junior Cycle

Schools don’t have the capacity to deal with the changes due to be brought in this September, teachers said in a new survey.

# students - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma Swim For Pádraig

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

# students - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Student arrested after stabbing 20 people at Pennsylvania school Murrysville

Student arrested after stabbing 20 people at Pennsylvania school

The stabbings occurred at Franklin Regional High School. A suspect has been taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Universities are under financial pressure – here’s how they can survive Students

Universities are under financial pressure – here’s how they can survive

A Grant Thornton survey looks at their finances and suggests how they can survive the pressure.

# students - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College gets temporary gate as man who smashed into historic entrance released CRASH DAMAGE

Trinity College gets temporary gate as man who smashed into historic entrance released

A car driven by a 68-year-old man crashed into historic wooden gates yesterday morning causing substantial damage.

# students - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide – thanks to law students Killing

Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide – thanks to law students

Mary Virginia Jones claims she was innocent of charges of homicide, kidnapping and robbery.

# students - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Score Creevy and Ben Mohamed on hand to give UCD first win of the season over Athlone Success

Creevy and Ben Mohamed on hand to give UCD first win of the season over Athlone

The Students had been rooted to the bottom of the table before today’s win.

# students - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Oops! There was a mistake in last year’s Junior Cert science paper…and engineers are not happy Dumbing Down

Oops! There was a mistake in last year’s Junior Cert science paper…and engineers are not happy Exclusive

The State Examiner admitted the incorrect photo was used in the Physics section, but said it had no affect on students’ answers.

# students - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí called as students protest at NUIG over same-sex marriage referendum Galway

Gardaí called as students protest at NUIG over same-sex marriage referendum

The students who are protesting say they intend to remain there overnight.

# students - Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teens told by Pure in Heart that condoms fail one in six times Lets Talk About Sex

Teens told by Pure in Heart that condoms fail one in six times Exclusive

And in separate claims, students who attended a retreat in Knock also said they were told by speakers that they would lose certain hormones the more often they had sex.

# students - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing teenager Mark Casey Missing

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing teenager Mark Casey

The 19-year-old was last seen in Robert Street in Limerick City in the early hours of Friday morning.

# students - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela Anti-government

Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government is set to name its ambassador to Washington today.

# students - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year Court

39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year

In total last year, there were 175 court summons given to parents over 101 children.

# students - Sunday 23 February, 2014

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

# students - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí shut down unofficial Galway Rag Week event after crush outside nightclub Closing Time

Gardaí shut down unofficial Galway Rag Week event after crush outside nightclub

The gardaí said the decision to close the ‘unofficial’ Rag Week night was made on the grounds of health and safety reasons.

# students - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In memory: Past drama students of Gladys Sheehan set up their own theatre group Acting Legend

In memory: Past drama students of Gladys Sheehan set up their own theatre group

Over the years, hundreds of young people went through the Gladys Sheehan’s acting school. Now her past students have set up the Bloomers Theatre Group in her honour.

# students - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘A necessary evil’?: Why pub and club landlords use promotions companies Messy Mondays

‘A necessary evil’?: Why pub and club landlords use promotions companies

The organisation of club nights like Messy Mondays have come under scrutiny after seven people were injured in Dublin.

# students - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fellow students devastated by loss of two ‘very popular classmates’ RIP

Fellow students devastated by loss of two ‘very popular classmates’

Dace Zarina and Sara Gibadlo were killed in a fire at an Irish college residence in Leuven.

# students - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Open Letter: Dear Union of Students in Ireland, please stop belittling our profession Design

Open Letter: Dear Union of Students in Ireland, please stop belittling our profession

The USI’s proposal for the Irish Water logo shows how it values the design profession in Ireland – and represents a race to the bottom philosophy that undercuts true worth of creative work, write students Emma Grattan and Derek Doyle.

# students - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No Coca-Cola products for Trinity students during Sochi Winter Games Coca-Cola

No Coca-Cola products for Trinity students during Sochi Winter Games

The decision was taken in protest against the failure of repeal of the ‘anti-gay propaganda laws’ in Russia.

# students - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved Law Society

Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved

The students say that they now have two fewer weeks in which to study for their exams.

# students - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New sex education course on the way for reformed junior cycle Junior Cert Reform

New sex education course on the way for reformed junior cycle

The short course will be available in schools from September 2014 and schools can opt in as to whether to adopt it.

# students - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers Junior Cycle Student Award

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers

Teachers have expressed their concern about the implementation of the new Junior Cycle Student Award, which will replace the Junior Cert.

# students - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Everyone has worked so hard” – why teens love the Young Scientist exhibition Young Sci 2014

“Everyone has worked so hard” – why teens love the Young Scientist exhibition

The BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition comes to a close on Saturday. Here’s why teens love it.

From TheJournal.ie Can non-Irish-speaking parents help their gaelscoil children with homework? Young Sci 2014

Can non-Irish-speaking parents help their gaelscoil children with homework?

Plus, does playing music in the milking parlour influence the quality and amount of millk that cows produce?

# students - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students invent device to prevent mastitis in cows Young Sci 2014

Students invent device to prevent mastitis in cows

The three Limerick students looked at how pressure during milking can lead to mastitis.

Students react amazingly when their teacher starts breakdancing

Well, you WOULD be surprised.

From TheJournal.ie A rubber band, metal links and gravity… a new way to apply eyedrops Young Sci 2014

A rubber band, metal links and gravity… a new way to apply eyedrops

A ‘directed eyedropper’ was invented by Limerick students Shannon Naughton, Sarah O’Grady and Aoife Larkin.

# students - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution Young Sci 2014

Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution

The device pumps warm water onto the windscreen to prevent ice from forming.

From TheJournal.ie Students invent ‘Bike Radar’ to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down Young Sci 2014

Students invent ‘Bike Radar’ to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down

Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.

# students - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why spaghetti always breaks into three parts* Young Sci 2014

Here’s why spaghetti always breaks into three parts*

*sometimes, it breaks into two – but it’s usually three, as these students found out.

From TheJournal.ie Meet Ireland’s bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition Young Sci 2014

Meet Ireland’s bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition

TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the talented teenagers behind the incredible ideas and projects.

# students - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fifty years of innovation: BT Young Scientist launches today Brigth Ideas

Fifty years of innovation: BT Young Scientist launches today

Incredibly smart teenagers will be making the rest of us feel inferior over the coming days in Dublin 4.

# students - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Charming video shares Brazilian students’ experience in Dublin

It looks like they had a good time! Phew!

# students - Friday 20 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists Irish Aid

Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists

The first ever eye specialists have recently graduated from university in Mozambique thanks to the assistance of students from DIT.

From TheJournal.ie Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed Memory

Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed

Trinity College scientists work with fruit flies to make discovery about ‘habituation’ that could help with some neurological diseases.

# students - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Music changes lives – every young person should have the chance to learn Opinion

Column: Music changes lives – every young person should have the chance to learn

Through music education, many of society’s most vulnerable young people dare to dream of greater things for their futures, writes Chris Maher.

# students - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD Leaving Cert

Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD

Limerick TD Patrick O’Donovan said if we cannot encourage people to study these subjects at higher level, we will have a serious problem in filling the places on third level courses.

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