“Scale difference” causing UCC President Salary “stress” | Stephen Goulding & Heather Steele

Stephen Goulding and Heather Steele examine the recent controversy over UCC President Michael Murphy’s recent comments regarding his salary.        The president of UCC, Dr Michael Murphy, came under scrutiny in the media last week when it emerged that he is under “stress” with regards to his salary. Speaking to the Irish Independent, Dr Murphy…

EU Commission Representation to host seminar in UCC | Loran Gardiner

     In cooperation with the European Movement Ireland, the European Commission Representation in Ireland plans to host a seminar on ‘European Economic Policy – What’s in it for Ireland?’ during the coming weeks in UCC.      The seminar is one of a series of public events being hosted nationwide this year. Featuring presentations from local…

UCC Graduates launch unique business venture | Kevin O’Neill

     Launched by two UCC graduates, new venture UrYearBook.com provides students with a unique facility to commemorate their time in third level education, both in terms of academic and social pursuits.      Graduates of Government and BIS, respectively, Jayne Ronayne and David Murray developed the website to allow students to document the “class parties, nights…

New Societies Prepare to Recruit | Karen O’Neill

In advance of Societies Day this Wednesday, Karen O’Neill discusses the wave of new society approvals.      Societies’ Day 2012 will take place on the 26th of September in Devere Hall. The event will be awash with fresh faces as UCC welcomes nine new societies to campus. However, the addition of such a large number…

Students’ Union Condemns actions of Clare COCO | Audrey Ellard Walsh

     UCCSU have joined others in coming out against the recent actions of Clare County Council. It was revealed last week that Clare County Council have taken the decision to require proof of payment of the Household Charge with all Maintenance Grant applications.      Speaking on the matter, Students’ Union President Eoghan Healy stated that…

Curtain up and light the lights | Micheál Phelan

With UCC’s Dramatic Society kicking off another year of productions and theatrical events, Micheál Phelan tells us what’s in store.      The UCC Dramatic Society is one of the oldest societies on campus and has an exciting year of theatre and events planned for students and staff. For those who don’t know much about the…

Clubs Day | Fergal Carroll

Gaming Editor Fergal Carroll previews the upcoming UCC Clubs Day      Tuesday the 25th of September sees the return of the bi-annual UCC clubs day. Taking place in Devere Hall, from 10am to 5pm, Clubs Day, is aimed at new students to UCC and current students that want to get more involved. It offers student…