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Ailbhe O’Halloran, UCD accommodation officer: “We have situations where students are putting down deposits on places in Dublin even though they might end up going to college in Galway.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Students across the country are struggling to find accommodation as the annual start of college looms in September. A shortage of accommodation has d(...)

The owner of 35 Summerhill Parade has said having made numerous requests to the occupiers, who are trespassing on the property, to vacate the premises, the Trustees of Pat O’Donnell & Co Ltd Retirement and Death Benefit Plan had no option but to go to court. File photograph: James Forde

The owner of a vacant property in Ballybough, north Dublin that has been occupied by protestors since last week, has applied to the High Court to remo(...)

A spate of accidents in which young holidaymakers in Spanish tourist resorts have fallen to their deaths from hotel balconies has alarmed hoteliers an(...)

Housing activists have occupied No 35 Summerhill Parade, Dublin 1. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/Irish Times

A group of housing activists have occupied an inner city property, where over 20 foreign nationals were evicted in May. On Tuesday a small number of (...)

A separate survey found that 44.6 per cent of male students and more than 11 per cent of female students watch pornography a few times a week. Photograph: Istock

Some 70 per cent of female students and 40 per cent of male students experienced sexual hostility or crude gender harassment by the time they were fin(...)

NUI Galway upheld complaints filed by students over recent years and accepted their expectations had not been met. Dozens were refunded some or all of their fees.

Students were left without basic equipment. Printers were faulty for months on end. The outdated studio regularly broke down – and when it did work, t(...)

The four NUI Galway lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds with Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

Four female lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds are set to be promoted as part of a settlement with NUI Galway which i(...)

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On reaching the 50th anniversary of the French événements of 1968 it may seem a curious preoccupation to be thinking about the practice of reading; vi(...)

Henry Cavill: “Moustachegate is now a thing. My moustache has been immortalised.” Photograph: Tom Jamieson/NYT

Henry Cavill has had a difficult week. You wouldn’t know it. As ever, he looks as symmetrical as Action Man and as immaculately attired as Mr Peanut. (...)

WTF: Gordon Ramsay with chef Louis Cilento. Photograph: Channel 4

Gordon Ramsay, the professional foul mouth and TV cook, has leant his expertise in rabid perfectionism to struggling restaurants before, in Ramsay’s K(...)

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