Catherinegallagher

Catherine Gallagher

Deputy Editor at The College View

Location icon Ireland

Driven and hardworking final year journalism student. Held role as Deputy News Editor for The College View and radio presenter at both Dublin City FM and DCU FM. Interested in reporting on matters concerning health and education. A keen eye for detail, factual reporting and keeping content reader/listener focused.

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The College View
04/03/2019
NUJ casts referendum to cut University Times funding as a threat to editorial independence - The...

The National Union of Journalists' (NUJ) ethics council has strongly defended the professional standards of The University Times' coverage of alleged hazing by the Knights of Campanile society. At the end of February, reporters from The University Times (UT), one of Trinity College's student newspapers, observed what they believe was the start of an initiation ceremony organised by the society.

The College View
03/20/2019
Employment and healthcare costs among challenges faced by those living with neurological...

Up to 78 per cent of individuals living with neurological conditions in Ireland who are currently unemployed state they had to give up work due to their condition, a report has found. Over 600 participants, largely made up of people with neurological conditions took part in the Neurological Alliance of Ireland's (NAI) survey between November and December 2018.

The College View
03/20/2019
HSE decide not to reimburse spinal muscular atrophy medication - The College View

The decision of the HSE not to reimburse the only approved drug for a rare genetic condition has been labelled as a "manufactured delay" by a Sinn Féin TD. On February 25th, the HSE confirmed it would not reimburse Spinraza, a drug known to help treat those living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).

The College View
03/06/2019
Campaigners call on government to include Fibromyalgia on Long Term Illness List - The College View

Individuals living with fibromyalgia are spending their energy fighting the Irish health system as opposed to alleviating their condition, according to co-founder of Fibro Ireland. The comments come in light of a conference held in Dublin last week whereby people living with fibromyalgia gathered to call on the government to recognise the condition as a long-term illness.

The College View
03/06/2019
Unions warn Teacher Sharing Scheme is 'sticking plaster' measure - The College View

The new Teaching Sharing Scheme has been described by the Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) as another "sticking plaster" measure for recruitment and retention issues in the sector. Minister for Education Joe McHugh announced on February 25 a new scheme to allow post-primary schools to share teachers in priority subjects.

The College View
02/20/2019
USI and HSE team up for harm reduction - The College View

The HSE and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are asking students to consider their use of drugs when socialising. "Year on year we're seeing an increase, a visible increase in students participating in recreational drug use," President of the USI Síona Ní Chatháil told The College View.

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