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Amended Gender Recognition Bill a Positive Step for Transgender Rights in Ireland

Following quickly on the heels of the legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage, Ireland has taken another determined step in towards strengthening LGBT Rights.  Tánaiste Joan Burton announced on Tuesday that the Cabinet approved an amended Gender Recognition Bill which is currently…

Exploring Dublin on a Budget

The New Market Square Market, help Dublin 8. Open on the first Sunday of every month, ed free to enter and a myriad of different types of food to suit every taste available on site. If you like oddities, cialis…

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New ‘College X’ Initiative for Campus Residents

The UCD Students’ Union in association with the Student Residents association have launched a campaign to promote the wellbeing of students living on campus. The ‘College X’ initiative is organising a series of weekly events over the first semester of…

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UCD Ranks #5 in Producing VC Entrepreneurs in Europe

UCD has ranked #5 in producing VC entrepreneurs in Europe in a recent report carried out by Pitchbook. UCD is the only Irish University to rank in the top ten places in this report.  Venture capital (VC) is financial capital provided to early-stage,…

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UCD Campus Ban Cigarettes

Cigarettes and e-cigarettes will no longer be available to purchase on campus from Monday the first of September. The ban is a result of the UCD Health Promotion Committee’s proposal for a smoke free campus, diagnosis who suggested this to…

EDITORIAL

Editorial comment: If the student movement is ever to be saved from itself then UCD must vote to disaffiliate from USI in the upcoming referendum. The Union of Students in Ireland is far from a Union, thumb rather it is…

Mallacht na dToitini

Tá grúpa cairde agam sa saol seo, 10 mbliana ó shin bheadh an grúpa cairde sin i bhfad níos mó ach anois, tá muid ar imeall an phobail. Níl fíor-aithne agam ar fhormhór na ndaoine seo agus seans maith nach…

Water Charges Make Sense

Like it or not, you will be paying for your water shortly. By the start of 2014 water charges are planned to be introduced in accordance with the terms of the EU/IMF bailout. However, with a local election scheduled for…

Snarling from the soil

Christopher Aherne gets to the origins of the seemingly unending GM food debate The Genetically Modified Food debate has been a hotly divisive issue for a long time and while the days of it being labelled “Frankenfood” are finally gone…

THE BOOK NOOK

Pull up  a chair and grab one of Aoife Byrne’s top picks for year ahead” Z – Therese Anne Fowler Fowler’s biographical novel centres on southern aristocrat Zelda Fitzgerald, viagra best known as the wife of prolific author F. Scott Fitzgerald…

CTN launches new debate show

Campus Television Network is launching a new debating program here in UCD. Keen to focus on topics affecting students, the first debate will focus on the upcoming USI referendum and will be broadcast next week. More debates, ranging from the…