Andrew Deeks

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The graduate on the Beara Peninsula in Co Kerry

Martina Viscardi is originally from Dublin, but has lived on the Beara Peninsula in Co Kerry for more than 25 years. She currently lives near Zurich i(...)

 ‘Why are women still required to prove the existence of a phenomenon that we all know is endemic?’ File photograph: Getty Images

This is another article about sexual harassment. You know by now how it will go. I will share the details of my small degradations in order to convinc(...)

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin’s harrowing account of two years of harassment by a colleague, and in particular her criticism of UCD for its lack of support, described an organisation that has yet to make the cultural adjustment required to confront the problem. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A week of bad publicity over its handling of sexual harassment has pushed University College Dublin (UCD) into a belated reckoning. Academic Aoibhinn (...)

UCD president Prof Andrew Deeks: put under pressure at meeting of governing authority,  especially by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

University College Dublin’s president, Prof Andrew Deeks, has faced strong criticism of the university’s handling of the Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin sex(...)

The UCD campus. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

University College Dublin president Prof Andrew Deeks was told last year by a professor who quit a gender equality group at the university that she sa(...)

Aoibhinn Ni Suilleabhain was subjected to two years of harassment by fellow academic. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A “zero tolerance” policy and a new concept of disclosure are among proposals that University College Dublin (UCD) has put forward to deal with sexual(...)

Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin revealed how she had been subject to regular harassment by a professor at the university. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/ The Irish Times

President of UCD, Professor Andrew Deeks, has confirmed he contacted lecturer and broadcaster Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin on Sunday evening, to perso(...)

Trinity College Dublin Provost Dr Patrick Prendergast said as much  face-to-face teaching and learning as possible will be provided under prevailing health and safety requirements. Photogrph: iStock

Trinity College Dublin has announced that the university will return in September with students receiving a combination of online lecture and face-to-(...)

Students on the UCD campus before the pandemic. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Most Irish universities are planning to limit access to campus to a few days a week for students and replace most lectures with online tuition in the (...)

DCU president Brian MacCraith: A 500-seat, tiered lecture theatre on campus will only accommodate 50  students. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A few weeks ago. Dublin City University president Prof Brian MacCraith requested experts to advise on how the capacity of its largest lecture theatre (...)

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