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Mayo Hold sub-par Dublin Side to a Draw in All-Ireland Final

Dublin……….. 2-09 Mayo………… 0-15 On a day that mirrored the wet conditions in which Dublin beat Kerry in the 2015, Mayo adapted well to the rain to secure an All-Ireland football replay final for the first time in sixteen years….

Editorial: Asking the Awkward Questions, Thirty Volumes Later

  Well, we’re back. The eager first years are all trying to find their way around campus, everyone is confused about their module registration, and half of UCD got trashed in town on Black Monday. And the Tribune has against…

Over €7,600 in Expenses Paid out to college President Deeks and University vice-presidents

The total amount of expenses claimed by the college President Andrew Deeks, and his vice presidents over 2014 and 2015 totalled to €7,669. President Deeks himself claimed €1,012 in expenses for 2014, and €945 in 2015.  The figures for the…

UCD Students Stage Banner Drop ahead of March for Choice

Yesterday morning UCD students staged a banner drop from the N11 flyover as momentum builds ahead of Saturdays ‘March For Choice’ organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign. The Students’ Union and ‘UCD For Choice’ staged the drop this morning to…

University Addressing Security Breach in Lab Waste Disposal on Campus

UCD is dealing with concerns over breaches in its security measures for the storage of hazardous laboratory waste on campus. The response comes after the Tribune identified a breach in the security of the UCD Conway Institute’s hazardous lab waste…

Short Story: In the Trenches (Part 01)

12th September 1916, Dear Mother, I hope you and Father are keeping well. How are the apple trees coming along this season? I expect Nana will start making her apple cider soon. I will miss it as winter advances. I…

An bhfuil an Craobh millte ag an Struchtúr Cúige?

(“Is the All Ireland  final being destroyed by the provincial structure?”) Pléann Séamas Ó Braonáin fadbhanna leis an struchtúr cúige sa pheil Gaelach agus san iománaíocht. Tá an Samhradh beagnach thart ó thaobh na gcluichí gaelacha de ach tá rud…

Winter is Coming: A Look at The Rest of 2016 in Film

So there you have it, the silly season of summer blockbusters is over and done with for another 12 months. We had some great summer hits, like Star Trek: Beyond,  X-Men: Apocalypse, Steven Spielberg’s The BFG and long-gestating Pixar sequel…

An Interview with Fantastic Negrito

In late August I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Xavier Dphrepaulezz, otherwise known as ‘Fantastic Negrito’ from his home in Oakland, California. Fresh off a tour with Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave, Dphrepaulezz has been bringing his unique…

UCD Olympians do Belfield and Ireland Proud in Rio Games

Amidst ticket controversy and boxing scandals in this summer’s Rio Olympics, it was a number of UCD students who really shone through for team Ireland and lifted the country. Eight athletes hailing from Belfield in total competed at the games,…

Event Guide: What Not to Miss this Culture Night

  Culture Night will take place this Friday September 16th and will see an array of free events all over the country, with Dublin being the largest centre. Beginning in 2005, Culture Night has blossomed into an essential evening on…

UCD Political Parties Set Out their Stalls for Freshers’ Week

Freshers’ Week kicks off next week on campus and all the UCD political party societies will be setting up their stalls to recruit new members. And as always there will be fierce competition to see who comes out as the…