Beef farmers avail of €100m reparation for market irritation

The Beef Exceptional Aid Measure amounted to €100m and was awarded as a result of market disturbance caused by Brexit, writes Ellen...

UCD represent highest level of sign ups to “sugar-baby” website in 2018

Leading sugar baby website, Seeking Arrangement, has reported that UCD had the highest number of new sign ups to their site in...

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DCU to build 1,240 student beds

Clodagh Healy explores the recent DCU student accommodation planning proposal

Mary Mitchell O’Connor sets up task force to deal with drug abuse in third-level

The Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor has organized a task force and commissioned a study to address the problem of drug abuse among third-level students.

Filmsoc Announce Screening Of “lofi hip hop radio – beats to chill/study to” – The Harpy

In an email circulated this week to members, UCD FilmSoc has announced their debut screening of the...

African swine fever a cloud with silver lining for Irish pig industry

While African swine fever poses as an alarming threat for Irish producers, a silver lining has presented itself through...

Raidió trí mheán na Gaeilge.

Guth na Gaelgeoirí sa tír fós le cloisteáil go láidir agus go soiléir gach lá ar líne, ar an teilifís agus ar an raidió.

Is Go Vegan changing the advertising standards?

Some advertising campaigns are subtle and creep up on us, delicately converting people to opinions and states...

Data in Sport

In a bygone era, traditionalism was key in many facets of sport – it’s what arguably made...

The “Environmental Vandalism” of Tallaght’s Wetlands

On a Saturday in September, Collie Ennis ventured to The Sean Walsh Memorial Park in Tallaght to check on a wetland he...

Campus Sports round-up: UCD RFC see off Trinity at the Bowl

UCD RFC have secured their first win of their AIL campaign thanks to a 30-19 win over Dublin University on Saturday afternoon.

Review: Charli XCX – Charli

Charli XCX’s third studio album, Charli, is so incredibly well crafted that at least half the album should already be on your...

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Dublin’s Dominance Spearheading Congress’ Proposals on Championship Reform

William Murphy/Flickr In September 2011, there were scenes of joy all over Ireland as Stephen Cluxton converted...

Why did the Titanic really sink?

Ruby O’Connor evaluates the impact of the climate on the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.

Campus News In Brief

UCDSU to encourage homeowners to rent their rooms to students in campaign scheme UCD Student...

Does sports punditry have a racism problem?

Among the excitement surrounding the Rugby World Cup and Ireland’s inevitable quarter final exit, there has been a significant revival in the...

Belfield 50, a celebration.

Belfield 50 is not an event, it is a celebration. A celebration of the campus of University College Dublin being here. In...

Head to Head: Is the CAO a good system for deciding university admissions?

YES by Manasa Bramhanya Education can be defined in simple words as the process of acquiring knowledge, skills,...

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