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Irish Pole Vaulting in need of more support

February 22, 2017

A lack of support is stunting the development of pole vaulting as a sport in Ireland, claims DCU student and athlete Brian Flynn. “Although the sport is growing in popularity the whole time, there’s simply

King training for Team Ireland. Credit: Irish Examiner
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Multi-talented King focused on his hammer

November 30, 2016

Adam King remembers a summer Saturday about five years ago when he was lying on his couch icing a leg injury he received in a Gaelic football match earlier that day. The injury meant the

DCU student Adam Shelly (second from left).
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World champion Shelley is seeking further glory

November 16, 2016

Attention, students of DCU. There is a world champion among us. Adam Shelley, the 70kg (11 stone) Taekwon-Do champion of the world. However, you may not think it at first glance. I meet Shelley in

1 May 2015; Alex Lebed, NCSA, on his way to winning the A final of the men's 400m individual medley event, during the 2015 Irish Open Swimming Championships at the National Aquatic Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin. Picture credit: Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE
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35 hours in the gym the key to Griffin’s success

October 12, 2016

For most college students, a lot of time is spent trying to find our purpose in life. We spend much time worrying over whether we are taking the right career path and fretting over what

Aoife Costello (DCU Equestrian Club) meets Night of Thunder. Credit: Inpho
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Irish Champions Weekend announces free entry for students

May 9, 2016

LEOPARDSTOWN and the Curragh announced on Friday, May 4th that students will be given free entry to the Longines Irish Champions Weekend on both racecourses, which will take place on September 10th and 11th. The announcement

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Irish karate star Aaron McLoughlin speaks to The College View

December 2, 2015

Irish martial artists often perform above and beyond the support they receive; Take Josie Murray, the soft spoken Letterkenny publican (and 7-Time world Jiu Jitsu Champion). Or perhaps the more obvious choice, Conor McGregor, the

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Johnson inspires second half Saints comeback

December 2, 2015

DCU Saints 73 UCD Marian 70 Basketball Ireland Men’s Premier League Saturday November 21st, 2015. DCU Saints came from 12 points down to win their first game of the season in a valiant second half

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Grace gunning her way to the top

December 10, 2014

Irish boxer Clare Grace talks to The College View about her World Championships, Katie Taylor and equality in sport

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Rumbling on with DCU RAG

November 26, 2014

Cian Roche talks to RAG Vice-Chairperson, Eoin Luc O’Ceallaigh, ahead of the society’s biggest event of the year, The RAG Rumble.