Smooth criminals: The new celebrities

Lauren Cassidy bemoans the emergence of the celeb criminal. It is becoming more and more common that people are disregarding the need for a degree to work in certain jobs. Michael Price wrote in the Huffington Post: “We’ve reached a point in human history where higher education no longer works.”  In his article, he… Read more »

Irish reproductive rights: exploring contraception and abortion

Cayla Williams looks at the troubled issue of access to contraception in Irleand. Reproductive rights in Ireland, inclusive of access to and the legalisation of contraception and abortion, is an issue that disproportionately affects women yet remains unresolved. Only fully legalised in 1993, contraception in Ireland has historically been a point of discord in what is known as… Read more »

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 »

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 »