GAA

McCole is ready to bring down the Guards

January 11, 2020

DCU full-back Brendan McCole insists that nothing will come easy for DCU as they open their Sigerson Cup campaign at home to An Garda College tomorrow afternoon in St Clare’s.

Lifestyle

Minding your physical and mental health during the Christmas period

December 11, 2019

As the Christmas period vastly approaches, the horrific recurring thoughts of spending money and wondering where did that year go, can lead into a season that can be a stressful time for many people, leaving us to wonder, is Andy Williams correct in saying this is the “most wonderful time of the year!”

GAA

DCU Hurlers claim historic back to back leagues

December 11, 2019

In the past decade DCU was never known as one of the top hurling universities in Ireland, however in recent years the trophy cabinet has been beginning to pile up with hurling awards, with DCU most recently claiming back to back league titles with a three-point win over UCC in Carlow. 

GAA

Christie rejects claims that he will succeed Gavin as Dubs boss

December 11, 2019

There have been few men who have cemented themselves within the underage ranks of Dublin GAA more in the past decade than former All-Star full back Paddy Christie. However, the Ballymun man says he is not the right man to replace Jim Gavin as the new Dublin boss. 

Rugby

Dream fulfilled as Judy Bobbett makes Irish rugby debut

November 27, 2019

As a young child obsessed with the game of rugby, representing your country is always the dream, and for Judy Bobbett, that dream was fulfilled as she earned her first Ireland senior cap when she lined out in the second row of Adam Griggs’ side that lost to Wales in their home November Test in UCD.

News

Future sustainability of Irish higher education to be scrutinized in EU review

November 27, 2019

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has announced that a contract has been awarded by the Structural Reform Support Service (SRSS) of the European Commission for an economic review to be conducted on increasing future sustainability of higher and further education provision in Ireland.

Other Sports

DCU Fencers take home gold and bronze in Cork

November 13, 2019

DCU Fencing has recorded one of their best tournament victories in the last few years as they took home Gold and Bronze in the Schull Novice Cup last week in UCC.

Opinion

Gay Byrne was the man to question and shape Irish society

November 13, 2019

Whether it was introducing Boyzone to the world, debating the use of contraceptives in Ireland, discussing trauma during the troubles in Northern Ireland or simply giving a prize to everyone in the audience, Gay Byrne was the man to question and shape Irish society. 

Other Sports

Brendan Hyland sets his sights on Tokyo 2020

October 16, 2019

DCU graduate Brendan Hyland has put the Swimming World Championship in South Korea last July behind him to focus on his next step in qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics next April in Blanchardstown. 

Other Sports

DCU to host Rock Climbing Intervarsities in February 2020

October 16, 2019

When it comes to sport in DCU, rock climbing is never one that jumps immediately into your head but with the sport being introduced to the Summer Olympics and DCU hosting the Intervarsity’s in 2020 there seems to be a buzz around for rock climbing supporters.