Trinity’s Horrible Histories

Posted in Life on November 1st, 2013 by steve

“Whether you’re new to campus and want an excuse to go exploring or need to top up the booze fund by setting up fake Trinity tours, Rachel Lavin explores five of Trinity’s spookiest attractions to visit during this Halloween season …” (more)

[Trinity News, 1 November]

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Student remains in critical condition

Posted in Life on November 2nd, 2012 by steve

“A medical student whose Halloween costume caught fire at a nightclub remains in a critical condition in hospital …” (video)

[TV3 5:30 News, 2 November]

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Student critical with 80% burns after costume fire

Posted in Life on November 2nd, 2012 by steve

“A man remains in a critical condition after receiving 80% burns on his body after his Halloween costume caught fire in a nightclub in Galway City on Wednesday night …” (more)

[Lyndsey Telford and Conall Ó Fátharta, Irish Examiner, 2 November]

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Student critical after Halloween costume catches fire

Posted in Life on November 2nd, 2012 by steve

“A medical student who was seriously injured when his Halloween costume caught fire in a Galway nightclub last night has been transferred to the Burns Unit in St James’s Hospital in Dublin…” (video)

[RTÉ Nine News, 1 November]

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Student severely injured in Halloween fire

Posted in Life on November 1st, 2012 by steve

“A student whose costume caught fire at a nightclub in Galway is fighting for his life in hospital …” (video)

[TV3 5:30 News, 1 November]

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SU receive complaints over ‘sexist’ Halloween Ball advert

Posted in Governance and administration on October 31st, 2012 by steve

“DCU Students’ Union were forced to change the wording on their online advert for the Halloween Ball after students complained it was sexist. Last week DCUSU.ie, the SU’s website, had an image advertising tonight’s Halloween Ball, which stated a prize would be given to the student wearing the ‘sluttiest’ costume …” (more)

[Aoife Mullen, The College View, 31 October]

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Halloween costume ideas for higher education wonks

Posted in Life on October 18th, 2012 by steve

“Sure, every Halloween is going to inspire the same routine lineup of costumes – witches, pirates, superheroes, construction workers and anything that can have the adjective ‘sexy’ put before it. But the holiday also brings topical costumes – the witty, newsworthy or ironic getups that only make sense for a finite amount of time …” (more)

[Jenna Johnson, Washington Post, 18 October]

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UU in Holyland Halloween warning

Posted in Legal issues on October 29th, 2010 by steve

“The University of Ulster has issued a warning to students about their behaviour over the Halloween weekend …” (more)

[BBC News, 29 October]

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Calls to prevent Halloween disturbances in Holylands

Posted in Legal issues on October 25th, 2010 by steve

“… Gordon Douglas, Community Affairs officer for Queen’s University, voiced his concerns over the Halloween period saying, ‘This is an ongoing problem where students often drink too much, especially over holidays. They then ask friends down to stay on holidays and in turn these friends invite more and more people …'” (more)

[The Gown, 24 October]

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