College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: April 2018

The Multi-Party Actions Bill 2017

Ireland lacks a simple way for litigants to bring combined actions. Following the tracker mortgage scandal last year, there has been another attempt to pave the way for multi-party actions (MPAs). Based on the Law Reform Commission’s 2005 Multi-Party Litigation…

Building and Planning Roundup

Residences Masterplan UCD is pressing ahead to begin work on its Residences Masterplan which will add hundreds of student beds to the campus. An Bord Pleanala granted permission for Phases 1 and 2 of the Masterplan in January, subject to…

First Part of SASR Nearing Completion

The first part of the Student and Academic Services Review (SASR) is nearing completion. The SASR is the first major survey of UCD’s support services since 2005. It is being carried out by the SASR Steering Group, chaired by Mark…

Student Accommodation Set for Stillorgan

An Bord Plenala has approved a number of applications under the Strategic Housing Development scheme for student accommodation in the capital. The Bord has given the go-ahead for student accommodation at the former Blakes and Esmonde Motors sites in Stillorgan,…

An Interview With: DJ Deece

Niall D’Arcy is probably the first name down on the team sheet for any Irish festival promoter. Better known as DJ Deece, he’s been a mainstay on the summer circuit for years now. With bigger rooms, later set times and…