Food & Drink

Foraging in Dublin

Alfie Fletcher breaks down how to swap supermarket plastic for leafy greens

When you live in a big city like Dublin, it can be difficult to reconnect to nature. Foraging, however, can be a solution. Instead of driving to a supermarket to put a plastic-wrapped vegetable into a plastic bag, try foraging,

Food & Drink

Making Mezze

Alfie Fletcher on how to make Middle Eastern sharing plates

Mezze is a table creaking under the weight of mismatched plates. Mezze is colours, glistening with olive oil and flecked with herbs and spices. Mezze is competitive: who can wipe more hummus onto their pitta; whose elbows can beat away


SU Elections: Philly Holmes on breaking “the wall of SU blue”

“I feel like I can use the skills that I’ve gained from four years on campus, a lot of them have been given by the SU, and then use them to give back”

Philly Holmes, a fourth year Music student, says his chief aim as Communications and Marketing Officer is to put “students first” by laying digital foundations to increase students’ engagement with the SU, and to make sure that students know the


Strike action averted at Dundalk Institute of Technology

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) said that their objectives had been met, so strike was no longer necessary

A strike planned by staff at Dundalk Institute of Technology for next week has been called off, having been originally scheduled to go ahead on Tuesday November 19. Management at the institute of technology have conceded to union demands, namely …


Long-term funding needed to help people with intellectual disabilities access higher education says report

The report was launched in Trinity this evening by the Minister of State for Higher Education

A new report launched this evening highlights a lack of funding for resources that support people with intellectual disabilities in accessing higher education. The report calls for a national response to support people with intellectual disabilities transitioning from secondary education