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UCC has now confirmed to The Irish Times that a number of cases of the disease have been reported. File photograph

University College Cork (UCC) has confirmed that it has notified the Health Service Executive (HSE) of a number of cases of Covid-19 among students in(...)

University College Cork students’ union will host a virtual freshers’ week online. File photograph

University College Cork Students’ Union has defended its decision to go ahead with a virtual freshers’ week, despite local residents calling for the e(...)

The UCC move follows a similar move at the University of Limerick which last week responded to reports of students organising large-scale parties next week. Photograph: iStock

University College Cork students, who breach Covid-19 regulations including guidelines on the numbers who can attend house parties and other social ga(...)

Police stand in front of Oriel College during a protest of the ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ campaign. Photograph: Will Oliver/ EPA

Up to a thousand people have gathered in Oxford to demand the removal of a statue outside Oriel College of the imperialist Cecil Rhodes as councils ac(...)

Students at Trinity College protesting earlier in the year  about proposed rent increases. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Dublin City University (DCU) has said it is reversing a plan to increase the cost of on-campus accommodation from September. This follows a similar d(...)

By having a planned budget, you can allocate spending money for going out for dinner, coffee dates, cinema trips and nights out, and not worry afterwards that you went too wild. Photograph: iStock

For many people, starting college gives the first taste of a semblance of financial independence. For some, the prospect can be daunting – some people(...)

Declan Flynn, whose killers left him bleeding so severely that he died of asphyxia, essentially choking on his own blood.

Declan Flynn loved music, particularly Elvis Presley. The former Aer Rianta worker had a special bond with his Down syndrome brother Greg and loved br(...)

There are people who Trinity won’t forget: alumni who are raised as examples, from the politicians - Leo Varadkar, Lynn Ruane, Ivana Bacik- to the trail blazers, - first and second female presidents- to the iconic classics - Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

The ‘right to be forgotten’, recognised by the European Union as the right of individuals to ask search engines to delete information about themselves(...)

Peter O’Neill, founder and director of the Imagine Festival of Ideas and Politics: “I saw early on the power of performance to communicate with people in an impactful and emotive way and engage them in political themes.” Photograph: Kevin Cooper

Ideas? Politics? The two together, side by side? In these gloomy days of political stalemate in the North, the very notion registers as an alien conce(...)

Katie Ascough pictured in University College Dublin. Photograph: Jack Power

Former University College Dublin (UCD) Student Union president Katie Ascough said that she intends to campaign for the anti-abortion campaign in the r(...)

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