College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: November 2019

Film & TV News

Winter has officially come, and with the season, also comes a host of holiday viewing to watch during the dark evenings ahead. Almost two years since its triumphant second season, The Crown is back on Netflix from the 17th of…

Upcoming Gigs

November 20th @ 7:30pm The Button Factory – €23 Indie-folk band The Mountain Goats will be playing The Button Factory as part of their ongoing European tour. Since their formation in 1991, The Mountain Goats have mastered both a grainy…

‘A+’ Student Hospitalised Over “No Study” Claim

An Garda Síochana have announced that the three UCD students arrested with conjunction to a grave assault of another student have been released and will face no charges for their participation in the incident. The students who were facing charges…

Christmas Now Officially Begins November 1st

As drunk and exhausted Halloween partiers returned home, Supermarket workers across the country were called into work to hang up Christmas decorations. This was in reaction to a recent announcement from Pope Francis that “Halloween now literally starts the second…

UCD Announces Plans to Leave EU

Last Friday, University College Dublin announced its plans to leave the European Union. After a four-hour long meeting with UCD executive committee, our glorious leader Andy Cheeks emerged with a plan.  Cheeks stated in a press conference: “Too long have…

European Court of Justice To Hear First Case Through Irish

The Court of Justice of the European Union (the ECJ) will, for the first time ever, hear a case brought before it in the Irish language. The case is being brought by Peadar Mac Fhlannchadha against the Irish State and…

State Fined €5M Over Galway Wind Farm

After over a decade of legal action, the European Court of Justice has imposed a penalty of €5 million on State for infringing Directive 85/337 in not carrying out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) before the construction of a wind…

Start-Up Spotlight: myStudyPal

The company in this week’s Start-up Spotlight tackles a problem many of us faced during our Leaving Cert years; making a study timetable. myStudyPal, founded and run by Mark Nealon, aims to tackle the issues that students face when attempting…

Revolut: The New Kid on the Block

The aptly named newcomer to the mobile banking industry, Revolut, has reached over 500,000 customers in Ireland, as announced by their newly appointed head of Irish Operations, Joe Heneghan. These figures come amid news that the platform will launch in…

30 Proud Years of College Tribune: Our Complete Anniversary Spread

Where it all began… The College Tribune has come a long way since it’s inception in 1989. The day-to-day running of the paper would certainly be unrecognisable to those involved 30 years ago, with a rich history of progression over…

Tribune Founder Receives L&H James Joyce Award

On the 7th of November, Vincent Browne received the Literary & Historical Society’s prestigious James Joyce Award. Browne is a highly acclaimed investigative journalist, Editor-In-Chief and news broadcaster/talk show host. The event took place in UCD’s Fitzgerald Chamber. Browne was…

IUA Launches Digital Learning Initiative

Designed to cope with an expected 25,000 surge in student population numbers, the Irish Universities Association (IUA) announced on the 7th of November a programme to improve students’ digital learning experiences. The initiative plans to enhance the educational experiences of…