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Month: October 2013

Chicago Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder of UCD Student

 “She can no longer speak properly as a consequence from the brain injuries she received” A man has been found guilty with the attempted murder of Natasha McShane in Chicago in 2010. McShane who was at the time a second…

UCD Edge Closer to Relegation Play – Off

UCD slipped perilously close to the relegation play-off following their first Airtricity League defeat to Shamrock Rovers this season on Friday night. In atrocious conditions at the UCD Bowl Rovers scored a soft first goal early on before being awarded…

Ireland ease to opening series victory

Ireland overcame a quick Australian side in Cavan in the first test of the international rules series. The home side were victorious and a 22 point margin divided the teams at the final whistle. Ireland’s fluency, understanding of the round…

Leinster Survive Brush With Mediocrity

The old cliché goes that if you can play poorly yet still win, and that is the mark of a champion. In that case bookies may as well just pay out on Leinster becoming the next European champions now because…

More Questions than Answers

As Ireland slipped this week to number 60 in FIFA World rankings and the possibility arose that Noel King could remain on as interim boss for the two upcoming friendlies, decease Darragh Moriarty reviews Ireland’s final two games in the…

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UCD involvement in Leinster ‘A’ Victory

Leinster ‘A’ enjoyed a two point victory over Moseley on Saturday evening at Billesley common. The Leinster squad was bolstered by seven UCD players and was captained by Collidge’s Conor Gilsenan. The Leinster side continued their unbeaten run in the…

ET – Education Technology

Technology makes everything easier if you just know how to utilize it. So you’ve missed lots of lectures? The internet has the help you need and you won’t even have to put on pants. Khanacademy (https://www.khanacademy.org/) is a great site…

Pro – Life Group Members Plan to Leave Students’ Union if Demands Not Met

A group calling themselves ‘UCD Students Against Abortion’ has stated that its members will request to leave UCD Students’ Union if the union does not repeal its current stance on abortion. This follows on from the abortion preferendum, tadalafil in…

University Mental Health Services Strained as Students Face Long Wait

  The UCD Health Service are currently unable to indicate when next a regular appointment to see a counsellor will become available. As of Monday, ambulance 39 people were on the waiting list to use the counselling service in the…

Miley Cyrus comments “damaging” says leading Mental Health Charity

The musician Sinead O’Connor has threatened to sue pop singer Miley Cyrus after an online row broke out between the two artists last week. Cyrus was accused by the Irish musician of mocking people who have suffered from mental health…

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“Good Mental Health Starts With Good Communication”

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, UCD veterinary student Maggie Lynch writes about her experience of living with depression, her brother’s death from suicide eight years ago, and the importance of getting help. Mental Health is an important aspect in…

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‘Thinking Big’ Launches in UCD

Thinking Big is a student organised event which will take place in UCD on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th  of November. This one and a half day forum will discuss some of the biggest issues and challenges of this century….