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108th Session of LawSoc Begins With Classic Culchie vs Dubs Debate

The 108th Session of the Law Society got off the a comedic start earlier yesterday with is orientation week debate; Dubs vs Cluchies.  The debate which was described as “as a bit of a scrap” by auditor James Brandon attracted…

The State of Play for Irish Nightlife

Punters arrive in from the dark, cold January evening outside, arriving to be greeted by faces of friends made in the old Pod or the famous Twisted Pepper. Many cradle pints and for once I feel distinctly young in this…

Cinema Calendar: Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Pre-Crime – February 27th, Lighthouse Cinema. Pre-Crime is a documentary that examines the idea behind the Philip K Dick story Minority Report; a world where the police use algorithms to try and determine people who are likely to commit crimes….

LifeStyle Loves: The Best of Groupon

Groupon has some amazing fitness and health deals if you’re willing to dig around, luckily we’ve trawled through the offers so you don’t have to! Shivam Yoga Dublin Get four Shivam Yoga classes for one at Shivam Yoga Dublin, located…

Forgotten Places: The Eblana Theatre

The general student population will have never heard of the Eblana Theatre, most likely due to its closure in 1995. Yet, it is a theatre which has been subtly present in Dublin life, and in many commuters’ lives ever since…

Best Cafes for Study in Dublin City Centre

Despite its impressiveness and magnitude, UCD’s James Joyce Library may not be the most conducive study location for every student. Libraries can feel rigid and strict, not to mention they are often difficult to find seating in. Consider heading from…

The Best Korean Food on a Budget

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of busy shoppers in Henry Street, the quiet Great Strand St. may not dazzle you with luxury and excitement. However, it is home to the authentic Korean restaurant, Han Sung, an Asian market…

Dublin Adjust to Spoil Mayo’s Dream

All the pre-match signs were saying: ‘This is Mayo’s time.’ The Dubs had yet to be challenged in the championship and Mayo had hit form at just the right time. So what reasons did the sporting gods now have for…

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….

Politics

SmartVote Claims Elevator Award at Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Ceremony

The Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards are held to accredit the brightest new ideas in Ireland each year, and the Elevator Award is set up to help these start-ups advance and reach the next level. The Elevator award winners this year…

Features

Money Tips For Starting College

With accommodation prices skyrocketing in recent years, most students have to restrict themselves to a tight budget – which we all know is easier said than done. Don’t worry though, you won’t need to sell your organs on the black…

Sport

Dublin power through Mayo to set final date with Kerry.

After a very trying week for the GAA this was a reminder of everything that September football could be. Free flowing, full scoring, combative and skilful both counties gave a good account of themselves with Mayo paying the price for…