Niamh McCarthy: Gold Medallist 2018

Cork is known for many things but particularly for having sporting gods. Roy Keane, Sonia O’Sulivan, Christy Ring and many more. In 2016 the O’Donovan brothers became world-renowned during the Rio Olympics, but someone equally as quirky as the two siblings is another Corkonian, Niamh McCarthy. The former UCC student also rose to stardom in…

Ditch the Disposables

Approximately 4,500 reusable cups have been distributed to incoming first year students during orientation in a further bid to emphasise UCC’s commitment to having an environmental friendly campus. In recent times, certain measures have been implemented in order to encourage students and staff alike to be more prudent when it comes to their attitude towards…

#USI18 Election results

At USI Congress, held last week in the Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe (Co. Galway), the Officer Board for next year’s Union of Students in Ireland Officer Board (USI OB) were elected. Delegations, formed of incoming & outgoing SU officers and class reps, would vote on behalf of their student bodies, with some delegations being mandated in…

News – Around the Universities (Issue 11)

Trinity College Dublin A series of rallies and demonstrations have taken place in Trinity to protest against the proposed implementation of a €450 flat supplemental examination fee. The ‘Take Back Trinity’ campaign team, an estimated 50 students, occupied Trinity College Dining Hall for 3 days last week, with further demonstrations planned around campus in the…