Relay For Life a Success | Ellen Desmond

UCC’s first Relay for Life took place on February the 22nd – 23rd in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. The 24 hour event was opened at 6pm by UCC Cancer Society Auditor and founder Laura Hussey, cancer survivor Gavin O Donovan and a representative of the Irish Cancer Society. UCC Cancer Soc were joined…

John Bercow Speaks in UCC | Lorna Gardiner

            The Department of Government’s annual Philip Monahan Lecture took place in the Aula Maxima on Thursday, 28th February. The 14th lecture was delivered by Britain’s Speaker of the House of Commons, Rt Hon John Bercow MP. A large number attended the popular and always interesting evening, including the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr John…

SHAG Week goes down on UCC

UCC’s annual Sexual Health and Guidance Week or SHAG Week was took place last week. Aiming to make students more aware of their sexual health, the Student’s Union organised various events around campus all week, even making their presence felt in Brookfield on Wednesday. The week-long sexual health campaign had a strong presence around UCC…

Role of alcohol in student life key to welfare debate | Kevin O’Neill & Audrey Ellard Walsh

Welfare candidates centred on issues of confidentiality and alcohol in the UCC Express hustings Monday night.     With four eager candidates debating the welfare position, there were a number of points to debate between Dave Berry, Ruth Ní Riada, Eddie O’Keeffe, Daniel Waugh. The UCC Express were given exclusive access to all 14 of the sabbatical…