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Month: March 2015

UCD AFC Fall Short At Home To Athlone Town

ATHLONE TOWN  – 2 UCD AFC  –  1 Andrew Cowan at the UCD Bowl. It was another disappointing night at the UCD Bowl for UCD AFC as they suffered their third defeat in a row. Falling victim this time to…

Ciara Everard Talks Life On The Track

Following an initial missed call, it soon became clear that Ciara Everard is an extremely busy woman. True to form, the 800m specialist was in the High Performance gym as the distinct clatters and bangs of hard work set the…

The Rise Of Irish Cricket

Andrew Cowan The Irish cricket team have enjoyed yet another highly publicised campaign in the recent Cricket World Cup, bowing out following a defeat to India. Yet how is this great roar of public support translating onto a grass root…

Gaeilgeoirí na tíre: Cá bhfuil sibh ag dul?

Pléann Lorraine Stack na cúiseanna a bhfuil ganntanas múinteoirí Gaeilge i meánscoileanna ár dtíre. Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí, tar éis an tsaoil, cad atá ionainn mar thír gan ár n-óg? Ní gá dúinn machnamh a dhéanamh ar an…

BSkyB agus an Cumann Lúthchleas Gael

Níl conradh nua an CLG le moladh go hard na Spéire ag ár gcomhfhreagraí spóirt, Diarmuid Ó hIcí Is léir ó thaighde nua ó Paul Rouse anseo in UCD go bhfuil ag teipeadh ar an gconradh idir Sky agus an…

Teach le Chéile

Ní féidir mórán ama a chaitheamh ar champas UCD gan sinn a fheiceáil. Glaoitear an tArm Corcra orainn ó am go chéile, nuair a bhíonn ár n-éidehúdaithe corcra na Scéime, á gcaitheamh againn. Is sinn an ceathrar is fichead a…

What You Missed: The Top Five Stories This Week

Did you miss our top stories this week? Catch up on a week of news here: Sexual Assault and Consent Survey: The College Tribune conducted a thorough survey of the student populace to understand how they had been affected by…

Brand Focus: Zara

Take a stroll around Henry Street, Grafton Street or Dundrum Town Centre, and you’ll be greeted with  a variety of clothing, footwear and beauty brands to make even a fashion maven dizzy with excitement. Ireland has come a long way…

The Best of Vintage in Dublin

More and more people are hunting for vintage clothing. Dublin is packed with vintage stores, many of which are around the city centre. More often than not, charity shops like “Respect” will have a great number of old gems; you’ll…

Interview: The Handsome Family

It’s no surprise that Rennie Sparks, lyricist and Banjo player of the Handsome Family, tells us that he like stories. One of the most interesting aspects to The Handsome Family is the storytelling nature of their lyrics, which often consist…

Madonna: The Enduring Appeal

In music today, it’s incredibly hard for artists to stay relevant because we’ve already crowned the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Prince of Pop, and even the Princess of Pop. It’s a challenge for upcoming artists to break into…

Festival Focus: Electric Picnic

It’s less than six months until thousands of music fans will swarm the fields of Stradbally for the annual Electric Picnic festival. With the gradual withering of Oxegen, the Picnic is now Ireland’s topmost festival. Promoters are even hoping to…