UCC Students Honoured at All-Star Awards

The annual GAA/GPA Opel All-Star awards took place last Friday night at the Convention Centre in Dublin seeing representatives of Dublin in particular dominating proceedings in line with their All-Ireland victory. The Blues had seven representatives in the 2015 All Stars GAA/GPA Football Team of the Year. This year’s All-Ireland runners-up, Kerry, were the only…

College Awards Sport Scholarships

UCC sport, under Director of Sport and Activity Declan Kidney, awarded sports scholarships for the coming academic year to successful students at the Mardyke on Wednesday afternoon. The awards, which gave out scholarships to 98 students, were presented by former UCC sports science lecturer, Eamon Ryan. Ryan recently managed to Cork Ladies to an unprecedented…

UCC Honour Special Olympic Athletes

Last week UCC honoured several athletes who represented the College and Ireland at this year’s Special Olympics in Los Angeles. Sean Coleman, a current UCC student and UCC graduates Aoife O’Sullivan and Colm Monaghan were welcomed to the College alongside their families on Wednesday to mark their achievements.     Sean Coleman won a silver medal for…

Cork Ladies Lift Brendan Martin Cup

Last Sunday marked a monumental day for sport as the Cork ladies footballers recorded their fifth All-Ireland title in as many years. The Rebelettes won out 0-12 to Dublin’s 0-10 in a tightly contested encounter at Croke Park as they managed to hold off a late Dublin search for a goal to retain their two…