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Late UCD Comeback Retains Rugby Colours to Trinity Despair

UCD triumphed over their bitter rivals Trinity again this year in the annual colours contest. The match was the concluding game of each teams season, which saw UCD finish 6th in Division 1A, and Trinity claiming 3rd in Division 1B…

Conflict of ‘New’ and ‘Old’ Politics to Define Landscape of Next General Election

The Irish political landscape in the run up to the 2016 General Election is one defined by a tension between change and continuity. For the first time since the foundation of the state, the general election will not resemble an…

Window Starts To Close On Irish Euro 2016 Qualifying Hopes

Jack Power Ireland kept their thinning hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Euro championships alive with a goal in the dying minutes to grab a deserved draw against Poland at the Aviva stadium. Martin O’Neill’s Ireland now sits in fourth…

SmartVote: A New Online Initiative to Reconnect Young People and Politics

The participation of young people in Irish politics has been in critical decline over recent years. One third of people aged from 18 to 25 are not even registered to vote, and the turnout from those who are is characteristically…

SU Election Interviews: Hazel Beattie, Graduate Education Officer Candidate

Hazel Beattie is running for the Graduate Officer position in the ensuing SU elections, thumb while pursing a postgraduate degree in Social Policy.  She is running a platform on her experience in dealing with the UCD Student Council as a…

SU Election Interviews: Sharath Jagarlapudi, Education Officer Candidate

Sharath Jagarlapudi is a Post Graduate Mechanical Engineering Research student running for the role of Graduate Officer in the UCDSU elections. The new role of the graduate officer includes education, viagra welfare and social events. Sharath is running a campaign…

Henshaw Puts Ireland on the Grand Slam Trail after Defeating England

Aviva Stadium Ireland ………………… 19 England ………………..  9 Ireland faced off against the old enemy England at the Aviva on Sunday. The Irish came up against a physically big English side built on power in the scrum and the breakdown….

USI Warns a May Date for Marriage Equality Referendum Will Harm Student Turnout

The date for the upcoming and much anticipated Marriage Equality referendum has been signalled for May 2015, cialis and already the debate as to what exact day to hold the referendum is being contested. The precise date this government chooses…

Sport

Provincial Success – the Result of Sustained Work at Academy and Club Level

There have been few times in the past where Irish provincial rugby has been as healthy as it is currently. Irish teams have dominated European rugby in recent years, viagra with Munster and Leinster winning five Heineken cups between them,…