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Society Spotlight: UCD Volunteers Overseas Society (UCDVO)

This is a sponsored article The UCD Volunteers Overseas (‘’UCDVO’’) society encourages UCD students, staff and alumni to raise awareness and fundraise for a multitude of causes. UCDVO is not similar to any of the other societies you will find…

Society Spotlight: UCD SciSoc

This is a sponsored article The UCD Science Society is one of UCD’s largest and more interesting societies, offering science aficionados the opportunity to mingle with like-minded students in the various events they organise. The most impressive one is their…

Society Spotlight: The Investors and Entrepreneurs Society (I&E)

This is a sponsored article The Investors and Entrepreneurs Society (I&E) is one of the most renowned on the UCD campus and is a career-oriented and business-related society. What is it exactly that has attracted some 15,000 students to join? Well,…

Rugby World Cup Preview

September 20th 2019; the start of the 9th Rugby World Cup. This is the first time the competition has been hosted by a non-tier 1 nation. While the early stages of the competition are bound to see some heavy rain…

Irish Cricket – A success story waiting to happen?

Ireland head into next weeks’ tri-series against Scotland and the Netherlands buoyed by the recent news of Paul Stirling signing a deal with Cricket Ireland, putting an end to his long, illustrious career with Middlesex. The tri-series will provide Ireland…

Freshers Guide to Dublin: Things You Cannot Miss

When I arrived in Dublin 2 years ago, I was told that the number one place to visit is the Temple Bar. It’s been two trips around the sun, and I still haven’t popped into the pub for a pint,…

Ways to Kill Time in UCD

Walking into the sprawling UCD campus can be daunting for newcomers, especially when bombarded with countless ongoing and upcoming events. Where does one start? Here are some things you should do to make the most of your time at UCD!…

Dublin’s Lovely Lanes

Many believe that Dublin is currently being engulfed by high-end shops and hotels, draining the soul of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. However, Dublin still holds some of the most unique, traditional, and Instagram-able streets that attest its charm….

Film Review: Blinded by the Light; Why Cheesy Period Pieces Serve Us Better Than Nostalgic Romps

Our contemporary media has seen a recent influx in the number of film and television series which are set in the 80s. The sociological reasoning behind this trend is a subject for another article entirely, however in its simplest terms,…

Netflix Recommendations

High Seas (Series) ★ ★ ★ This Agatha Christie style murder mystery is a Spanish Netflix series (don’t worry, it comes with subtitles), enrapturing audiences in heartbreak and heart-warming family, love and moral responsibility narratives. With frustrating dynamics for the…

Film Review: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino’s highly anticipated tenth film. It is set in 1969, during the final months of the golden age of Hollywood, a time that Tarantino is clearly nostalgic for. The cast is impressive- Leonardo…

Disney Streaming & Blockbuster Remakes

During the recent D23 expo in Anaheim, California, Disney unveiled a plethora of new shows and exclusive content for their new Disney+ streaming service. Titles ranged from a new High School Musical television series to a live-action remake of ‘Lady…