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#Academic

# academic - Friday 25 May, 2018

Ireland's latest call-up O'Malley skips exams to link up with senior squad Academic This post contains videos

Ireland's latest call-up O'Malley skips exams to link up with senior squad

The former St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper is studying to be a financial analyst, having earned a degree at Maynooth University.

# academic - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'I've just been lucky to live out a few people's boyhood dreams, me included'

Wicklow man Peadar Timmins has worked his way through intense competition to earn Leinster senior honours, but the 24-year-old will switch to a very different career path next season.

# academic - Friday 27 April, 2018

Ex-Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin accepted into Harvard Business School

The 29-year-old, who is currently with Borussia Dortmund, has earned a place at the world-famous university.

# academic - Friday 22 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'People tell me my book has changed their life' Girls Will Be Girls

'People tell me my book has changed their life'

Columnist and academic Emer O’Toole talks to us about her work.

# academic - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

10 of the most academic sports personalities

With the Leaving Cert starting tomorrow, we take a look at some of the brainiest athletes around.

# academic - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense Points For Sports

Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense

We live in a society, not just an economy – and giving additional points to people for accomplishments beyond the academic makes sense, write Aaron McKenna.

# academic - Monday 29 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Why on earth would a Muslim be writing about Jesus? Fox News This post contains videos

Why on earth would a Muslim be writing about Jesus?

One Fox News anchor couldn’t seem to get her head around it.

# academic - Sunday 7 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today Opinion

Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today

The fundamental role the educational system plays today is determining a young person’s future life choices, so if there is to be equal opportunity, then we need to tackle equal access for all, writes Fr Peter McVerry.

# academic - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes Boston College

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes

The tapes were recorded by researchers at Boston College who interviewed a former IRA member.

# academic - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Government urged to bring in stem cell legislation Science

Government urged to bring in stem cell legislation

The government promised to regulate stem cell research in the Programme for Government – but there’s no sign of legislation yet.

# academic - Monday 23 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts Lecturers

Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts

New research shows that senior academics in Ireland work 50 hours a week in contrast to the European average of 48 hours, the IFUT says.