College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: November 2013

UCD Alumnus fails in bid for Mercury Music Prize

There was disappointment for Irish band Villagers last Wednesday as their second album {Awayland} lost out to James Blake’s Overgrown for the 2013 Mercury Music Prize. The Malahide based indie-folk trio, salve who are fronted by former UCD student Conor…

Fare Rise for Buses, Trains and the Luas

The recent budget dictated that Irish rail and Dublin bus fares will increase by a minimum 10 per cent to “protect service delivery” the National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced. The decision will see a rise in all public transport…