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Month: October 2014

The Grand Tour

2014 was a stellar vintage in Austria. Not for its grapes, which struggled with too much rain and too little shine, but for one of its newest residents; me. Beginning in May, I took advantage of some professional connections to travel…

Mumps Outbreak on Campus

The Program Office of Arts and Human Sciences have sent a mass email to students informing them of an outbreak of mumps on campus. In the email the office confirmed that the outbreak has been reported in first and second…

The Irish Gothic, Banshees and Bram Stoker.

              It can’t be denied that, purchase throughout history, physician Irish authors have had a certain affinity with the Gothic tradition. After all, cheap when an Irishman invented Dracula, the single most well-known literary vampire (barring maybe Edward Cullen),…

Ten films to set the mood for Halloween

  With All Hallows Eve’ steadily approaching lets revisit some of the movies that have terrified people of all ages. Get some popcorn, search turn out the lights and get ready to be scared… A Nightmare on Elm Street, 1984….

The War Reportage of Richard Mosse

    Richard Mosse is an Irish Photographer and winner of the prestigious Deutsche Börse Photography Prize in 2014. Throughout 2012 he travelled around war-torn Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo with his collaborators Trevor Tweeten and Ben Frost to photograph the…

Book Review: ‘Morsus’, written by Blain Broomfield

    First time author Blain Broomfield explores the excesses of college youth during the Celtic Tiger years.   ‘Morsus’ is a contemporary, levitra gritty and sharp novel by Irish novelist and UCD graduate Blain Broomfield. The book follows the…

UCD Rifle Club to Celebrate 25-Year Anniversary

The UCD Rifle club is set to celebrate their 25 year anniversary as a club this year, sale as Jack Power discovered. As one of the lesser know of UCD’s vast and expansive range of teams and clubs, the rifle…

The Tribune Talks Superleague with Crystal Phallus F.C

Loïc Wright documents the  rise of Crystal Phallus, viagra who have been enjoying a barnstorming run in this years Saturday Division 1. They say the Phallites are descended from Hercules himself, generic they fear the mighty roar of Michael ‘I…

Music

Interview: Dave Fanning

A presence on Irish radio since it started to cover popular music, prescription its nearly impossible to imagine a world without Dave Fanning. Trends come and go, online artists rise and fall and certain genre’s wax and wane, but Dave’s…

Music

Alt Pop’s future Queens.

With Lana Del Rey, St Vincent and Grimes regularly drawing both commercial and critical success, it’s fair to say that there’s a huge demand out there at the moment for female musicians. These musicians eschew traditional ideas of what a pop…

Music

Damien Rice’s Startling Return

  The Return of Damien Rice Our favourite Kildare-man is back to mystify us after an 8 year hiatus which began in 2007. Following the release of his second album 9 and his subsequent, capsule romantically-fuelled, here split from bandmate…

Music

Album of the Week: Caribou, Our Love

      Under the numerous aliases that he has given himself, check Dan Snaith’s music has moved in so many directions that it is impossible to pinpoint a specific genre or sound that defines it. As Manitoba, illness he…