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New dawn or more of the same?

This time last year a political earthquake changed the shape of Irish politics. Fianna Fáil suffered the worst defeat in its history while Fine Gael, malady Labour and Sinn Féin made enormous and unprecedented gains. The losses suffered by Fianna…

The will of the people

There has been a large media focus on the Middle East in the past decade. Fuel resources, cialis sale wars and human rights abuses have been central in the debate regarding the nature of the governments in the troubled region….

UCD hosts student drama awards

This week UCD will host the Irish Student Drama Awards (ISDA). The festival takes place from the 21 – 31 March, there ending with the final awards ceremony. ISDA was originally established in 1947 and aims to provide a platform…

Frank Flood – UCD’s forgotten volunteer

The republican history of UCD runs deep. Today, sovaldi our campus boasts a building named in honour of feminist and republican Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington, hospital as well as a plaque in the Newman Building to the young poet Charlie Donnelly, drugstore…

Business is booming

Leaning back in a quiet corner of one of his cafés, salve Buzz Fendall expounds upon the key to his success. “For us, find it’s just a passion in what we love doing. If you read books, you open up…

Hungry for Hungary?

Budapest was formed in 1873 by the unification of the two cities Buda on the west bank and Pest on the east side of the river Danube. To describe these two sections of the city in a way that is…

Presidential Race: Rachel Breslin

Rachel Breslin talks to Donie O’Sullivan about running uncontested in the upcoming SU Presidential election, nurse her vision for the future of the SU, ask  the proposed constitution, medicine and who she thinks is responsible for the SU debt.  UCD…

Education Race: Sam Geoghegan

The current Education Officer tells Conor McKenna why he is seeking reelection. Current UCDSU Education Officer Sam Geoghegan is one of two sabbatical officers seeking re-election. The Killiney native strongly asserts that his experience is the difference in the education…

Ents Race: Eoin Heffernan

Donie O’Sullivan talks to the sole Ents candidate Eoin Heffernan about his plans to entertain UCD students next year. Twenty one year old Agricultural Science student Eoin Heffernan is running unopposed for the position of Ents Officer. Heffernan hasn’t been…

Education Race : Shane Comer

    “Simple ideas done well”, discount Shane Comer talks to Conor McKenna Dublin local Shane Comer promises, that if elected, he will make the Education Office more accessible, visible and pro-active in meeting the needs of students. Comer is…

Education Race: Patrick Wolohan

  Patrick Wolohan tells Conor McKenna about his manifesto, mind fees and USI. “I’ve been in UCD for the past three years and I’d the best time of my life. The Students’ Union mightn’t have helped everyone out but they helped me…

Campaigns and Communications Race : Karl Gill

Karl Gill talks to Conor Fox about his plans for the Campaigns and Communications Vice-Presidency We need a completely new strategy … we need new ideas, new voices, new people”. The second candidate in the running for Campaigns and Communications…