Tattoos: Inklings from Industry

Tattoos have long had a controversial reputation in the world of work, largely due to a perception of criminality or distrust. A Peninsula Ireland survey found that 76% of Irish employers would not hire someone if they were displaying a visible tattoo. The survey, carried out in 2015 also concluded that if two candidates were…

Stand With Climate Migrants

Writes Ciara Norman This year’s STAND Student Festival ran from 12-24th October. An initiative of Suas Educational Development supported by Irish Aid, the festival boasted an impressive programme of events. The festival’s theme was Climate Migration and the issue was really brought to life through the wide variety of events on offer including workshops hosted…

Aphasia Awareness

Writes Andrea Horgan Imagine walking into your favourite coffee shop for a cappuccino and a natter with your friends for your weekly catch up or going for a few pints with the lads (when COVID-19 finally departs us that is!). Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Imagine knowing exactly what you want to order, but suddenly nothing…

Volunteer For Your Career

Who doesn’t love a random act of kindness? One frosty night last Winter I was walking past Fitzgerald’s Park on the way to the Mardyke and I came across a lady who’d been locked into the park (it’s a common enough occurrence, it has happened to me twice before.) I had ABBA blasting through my…