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UCD’s Australian Alumni Network Increased Ten-Fold Over the Past Year

UCD President Andrew Deeks has revealed there has been a ten-fold increase in the number of registered UCD alumni with Australian addresses on UCD’s alumni database. The news broke as Deeks returned to UCD from his childhood country, following UCD’s…

Sport

All Blacks storm past South Africa to set up final with Australia

A week after the world eviscerated northern hemisphere rugby this was a match for the English purest. The South African’s used the lineout, the maul and the box kick to great effect to set up kicking opportunities for the excellent…

Sport

Wallabies leave it late to kill off Pumas.

  In almost identical fashion to their emphatic victory against Ireland last week, Argentina conceded tries in quick succession to an alert Wallabies side and thus showed the risks of attempting to play fluid, passing rugby deep in your own…

Turbine

University President Attends Function in Australia

Over the summer break, university president Andrew Deeks attended a number of functions representing UCD to the wider academic and business communities. These functions typically entail much hand-shaking, back-patting and photo-opportunitying and serve the function of allowing the president to…

Sport

Rugby World Cup Profiles: Pool A

Pool A Fixtures England v Fiji (18th Sep, Twickenham, 20:00) Wales v Uruguay (20th Sep, Millennium Stadium, 14:30) Australia v Fiji (23rd Sep, Millennium Stadium, 16:45) England v Wales (26th Sep, Twickenham, 20:00) Australia v Uruguay (27th Sep, Villa Park,…

Australia Inside Out: a look at the realites of Irish emmigration down under

If you were around at all last week in UCD, hospital you will have probably noticed that behind the masses of UCD volunteers, peer mentors and excited new students, graduation ceremonies were underway.  I couldn’t help wondering what number of…

A Weekend to Savour

Forgive me Declan, health for I have sinned. It has been six months since my last confession and these are my sins. I did not believe you when you insisted that this Irish rugby team was not far off from…