Carthy and DCU primed for UCD showdown

February 7, 2018

Niall Moyna’s DCU advanced to the Quarter Finals last Wednesday after a battling 1-07 to 0-07 over Dundalk Institute of Technology to set up a clash with old foes UCD in a repeat of the


UCD vote to impeach SU president

October 27, 2017

UCD students have voted overwhelmingly in favour of removing their Students’ Union president Katie Ascough from office after she blocked the publication of abortion information in a freshers’ magazine. The results showed that more than


Should the UCD SU President be impeached?

October 11, 2017

In having the magazine reprinted, Ascough cost the student body €8,000 – the maximum fine for publishing such information is €4,000. Barry Murphy, UCD SU’s Campaigns and Communications Officer, alleged how difficult the Repeal campaign had been to run with Ascough as President and told the University Observer of disagreements with her over the repeal budget and class reps and “showed discomfort” with the placement of UCD for Choice in the Freshers’ tent.


Are arts degrees a waste of time?

April 5, 2017

As University College Dublin (UCD) announce a huge overhaul of all of their arts courses, in an effort to make their graduates more employable, the question is posed whether this improvement is enough.


Opinion: Students say ‘no’ to consent classes

March 8, 2017

Consent classes in University College Dublin (UCD) have been cancelled due to a lack of interest but this does not mean that the classes are not absolutely vital for students. Emily Crowley discusses.

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UCD President proposal

November 30, 2016

There has been backlash among the students and staff of UCD following the President of UCD, Andrew Deeks’ proposal to remove Latin from UCD degrees and graduation ceremonies.


Should colleges stand by the USI?

March 16, 2016

With UCD students voting against rejoining the Union of Students in Ireland, Aisling McCabe explains that while there are many advantages to membership, the national body is far from perfect.


UCD students vote to reject USI return

March 11, 2016

UCD students have voted against re-joining the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), three years after they left the national student body. A referendum which took place last week, showed 26 per cent of students

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UCD to vote on whether they will rejoin the USI.

March 9, 2016

UCD students will face a referendum next Tuesday and Wednesday on whether or not their college should re-affiliate with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). A group of students led by the national Labour

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UCD defeat DCU to end 20-year Sigerson Cup wait

February 24, 2016

UCD 0-10 DCU 2-02 February 20th 2016 University College Dublin’s strong second half performance against holders and city rivals DCU earned them their first Sigerson Cup since 1996. The game, a repeat of last month’s

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DCU hold out to win Fresher A Championship

February 24, 2016

DCU 3-11 UCD 3-10 February 15th, 2016. DCU beat UCD by a single point at Croke Park in the Corn Daithi Billings Final on Monday, February 15th. DCU were eight points up with eight minutes