Problems with Garda complaints’ procedures deep rooted

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission lacks the resources and independence necessary for its functionality, argues Lydia Bowers. The smearing of Maurice McCabe has been labelled a frightening abuse of power by the State’s public bodies. Public figures such as Enda Kenny, Frances Fitzgerald and Nóirín O’Sullivan have had their futures questioned in recent weeks as new allegations have come to light in… Read more »

Girls are leaving sport behind

A growing number of girls are giving up on sport, reports Felipe Mennucci Wasserstein. It appears that girls, particularly during fourth grade, are abandoning sport. The results of the 2016 Irish Life Health Schools Fitness Challenge show a significant gap between the fitness of boys and girls during the first four years of secondary school.  It is true that biological differences… Read more »

No relief on Rikers: the Kalief Browder story

Conroy Baltimore recounts a tragic story that shows serious problems in the US justice system. Rikers Island is one of the most well-known prisons across the United States. Located between the Bronx and Queens, the small island was originally a “pit stop” for those that awaited trial for alleged crimes. However, on multiple occasions, there have been inmates who have… Read more »

Humour – men, women and the Germans

Amelie Pyta talks to a successful German comedienne about her attitude to various kinds of humour. Sexy Is Something Different is the name of a new programme from Anka Zink. The German comedienne is an old stager in her business and has been performing since 1980. She was born and grew up in Bonn. She discovered her passion for comedy in a… Read more »

Griffith Digital News

Two Griffith nominees in Magazine Ireland awards

  What are the chances of two Griffith alumni to be nominated as finalists in the 2016 Magazine Ireland awards? It is an even greater coincidence that the two graduates of the BA in Journalism and Media Communications… Read more »

Griffith Media News

Your photo view of Dublin could win €700

CoinaPhoto, a unique social media platform to share locally relevant social stock photography, is delighted to be partnering with Griffith College to launch a photography competition exclusive to Griffith College students. It is an exciting collaboration given… Read more »