Monthly Archives: November 2015

Cool Bean bags Best Young Entrepreneur Award

Harry Manning reports on a Dublin city new business award winner.
The Cool Bean Company has been announced as best Start-Up Business at this year’s recent Dublin city finals of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition. Isolde Johnson and Sarah O’Connor, who founded the company in 2013, said they are “absolutely overwhelmed” with the award and… Read more »

Government may try to force companies to hand over customer data

Laura Calleja reports on a possible change in data-protection law in the Government’s pursuit of unpaid TV licences.
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Companies such as UPC and Sky may be forced… Read more »

Protests to bring attention to homelessness called for

Robert Bacon reports on the Anti-Austerity Alliance call for public protests about homelessness.
TD Ruth Coppinger, a representative of the Anti-Austerity Alliance (AAA), has called for public protests to bring attention to the homelessness crisis in Ireland. The AAA feel that public protests are necessary in order to bring about a change in the housing policies of candidates and… Read more »

“Shot at Dawn” exhibition comes to Ireland

Just months before the remembrance of the Easter Rising, British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews brings Shot at Dawn to Dublin, writes Anita Uju Arinze.
Anita Uju Arinze picThe photo exhibition, “Shot at Dawn”, focusing on places where soldiers were executed for alleged cowardice or indiscipline during World War I, is currently running at the Irish Museum… Read more »

Crowdfunding, cakes and Innocence Project in the Irish Times

Students at bake sale

Last Friday the Irish Times carried an article by Anne Driscoll of the Griffith Innocence Project and BA in Photographic Media student Simon Walsh. The article highlighted case of… Read more »

From Tralee Rose to TV3 shows


Rose of Tralee winner and Griffith graduate Maria Walsh capped off a series of stand in appearances on TV3 live programmes with the announcement that she would be teaming up with Brian Ormond to… Read more »