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Dublin’s Rental Housing Crisis Perpetuated by Lack of Political Action

The housing and accommodation crisis that has engulfed Dublin continues to worsen, thanks to the lack of any decisive political action. Rent levels have shot up repeatedly as the capital is undergoing a renewed spike in property values. The result…


Things to do in Dublin – Whether you’re back for another year or new to the city

Mention you’re from Ireland in any conversation and you will instantly find yourself with new friends. Our country is world famous for its culture, scenery and buzzing atmosphere and people travel from afar to see what we have to offer….


Fantastic Films, and where to find them

Fact: Going to the cinema makes you a more interesting person. Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or you’re simply looking for a casual night out with your new college friends, the language of the cinema is universal. You can do…

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

Lovers of cinema come forth as the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival is set to take place this year from the 19th to the 29th of March, with it comes all the excitement that you would expect from Ireland’s premier…

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…


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,…

Breaking: Montrose Student Living Accommodation Situation Develops.

The College Tribune has tonight been contacted by a spokesperson for Montrose Student Living  in relation to the delays in construction of the property. Contrary to reports published on Sunday last that stated that construction of the property would be…

Gardai found to have misled Garda Ombudsman on Fees Protest Investigation

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has recommended that disciplinary action should be considered against four members of An Garda Síochána, following complaints received by the Ombudsman in relation to the fees protest in 2010. Alongside this recommendation, it has…

UCD LGBT March at Dublin Pride

Here’s a couple of snaps from Dublin Pride Parade which took place last Saturday. UCD LGBT along with a number of other student organisations including the USI took part in the parade. Follow @CollegeTribune

Forbidden Fruit Reviewed

This summer marks the first time I am spending any considerable length of time in Dublin (or really anywhere in Ireland) as anything but a student. After three years of being comparatively marginalised by living in or around the self-contained…

“It all Ads Up” says Student Founder of Online Fundraiser Adtruism

A group of Dublin students are set to launch a new and innovative way to fundraise online. “Adtruism” will allow bloggers and website owners to raise funds for charities of their choice by placing a small widget on their website….

UCD Lipdub

UCD will be conducting its very own ‘Lipdub’ video on Friday April 26th, patient coinciding with the last day of term. The aim of this video is to promote UCD and the achievements of its clubs and societies. The inspiration…