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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C


Last year
# Up and Running
Shamrock Rovers get three-in-a-row bid off to dream start
The champions were 3-0 winners over newly-promoted UCD at Tallaght Stadium.
# academic result
DCU ease to Ashbourne Cup final victory against UCD
It was the first all-Dublin decider in the competition’s history.
# Last Eight
Letterkenny IT stun UCD with late point to book Sigerson Cup quarter-final place
The Donegal side reached the semi-finals in 2020.
# exit door
UCD win seven-goal clash to knock UCC out of Sigerson Cup
Earlier today DCU beat St Mary’s in Belfast.
# Paid leave
Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022
Trinity College, UCC, UCD and DCU have all committed to introducing the policies in 2022,
All time
# Booster Vaccines
'It's a little bit shambolic': Hundreds turned away after two Dublin walk-in centres reach capacity
People were turned away from two Dublin booster walk-in centres this morning after the HSE sent texts out to people last night.
# Students
UCD survive scare to see off Treaty comeback and seal promotion play-off spot
The Students now face Bray Wanderers at a neutral venue in two weeks’ time.
# First division
Galway United school UCD on a wild night in the west
John Caulfield’s side delivered a dynamic four-goal display.
# dolores cahill
Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD
Dolores Cahill had been a professor at the UCD faculty of Medicine.
# First division
Shaw's hat-trick is not enough as Bray lose to O'Brien's UCD
Harvey O’Brien, Sam Todd, Liam Kerrigan and Eoin Farrell all scored for the Students in a 4-3 win.
# Eirsat-1
The first-ever Irish-made satellite could be orbiting the planet next year
UCD’s EIRSAT-1 is undergoing extensive testing ahead of a 2022 launch to low-Earth orbit.
# dolores cahill
UK arrest warrant issued for UCD professor and anti-vaccine campaigner Dolores Cahill
Cahill was due to appear in court on 10 August charged with two alleged offences in relation to a Trafalgar Square rally.
# Top Of The Tree
Shelbourne stretch First Division lead to 10 points after scoreless draw against UCD
It was a huge result for the Reds who came into the game with several players unavailable this week.
# Going Well
Local lad Lynch the hero as Treaty United's fairytale First Division campaign continues
The Limerick side beat UCD 2-1 at Markets Fields, while elsewhere, leaders Shelbourne saw off Athlone Town.
# butterfly skin
UCD researchers developing ‘life changing’ treatment for painful skin condition
Epidermolysis bullosa, known as ‘butterfly skin’, is a genetic condition which causes blistering of the skin.
# Bray Brilliance
Bray Wanderers bag four goals as they hammer UCD to end losing run
Substitute Joe Doyle netted a late brace to seal the deal for the Seagulls.
# Goatstown
Green light for €160m student accommodation in south Dublin despite political support for locals' concerns
The site is 850 metres from UCD.
# Oxford University
Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event
Members of the Oireachtas Children’s Committee have criticised the fact that Professor Mary Daly will appear “behind closed doors”.
# Stalemate
Cork City held by UCD and denied first away win of the season
The Students move a point clear of second-placed Shelbourne, for now anyway.
# Double trouble
Whelan and Higgins combine to help UCD record thumping win
Students prove too strong for Cabinteely while elsewhere there were wins for Athlone, Cobh and Shels. Galway drew 1-1 with Treaty United.
# Development
An Bord Pleanála ruling clears way for €48m UCD building inspired by the Giant's Causeway
The ruling clears the way for a €180m development of facilities at University College Dublin.
Almost 3,000 people call for formal accreditation of first SNA training course
“If we get accredited, it feels like you put the work in and you achieved something,” SNA Linda Sullivan said.
# dolores cahill
UCD professor Dolores Cahill resigns as chair of the Irish Freedom Party
There has been renewed focus on the academic’s stance on the pandemic in recent days.
# dolores cahill
Gardaí launch investigation into St Patrick's Day party at castle owned by UCD professor
Security sources say upwards of 75 people may have attended the party at the Co Kildare castle.
# Dublin 4
'We will miss him': Tributes paid after body of 71-year-old man found at UCD campus
Gardaí were called to the UCD campus following the discovery of the body shortly after 12pm.
# player movement
Shelbourne forward joins Livingston while 22-year-old UCD striker links up with Reds
Jaze Kabia is heading over to Scotland as Yoyo Mahdy is going to Drumcondra.
# Third Level
Stark contrast between Ireland's richest and poorest college students revealed by new study
The study breaks down the socio-economic composition of Ireland’s student body.
# Testing
Covid-19 testing lab to close this weekend over 'unavoidable staff shortages'
The HSE said that the closure would have no impact on testing responses.
# First division
Cabinteely miss chance to secure play-offs with heavy UCD defeat
The students have instead put one foot in the post-season series with a 5-1 win.
# Selling our genes
Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'
Expert familiar with such agreements cited issues with data access, exclusivity and intellectual property.
# Winner winner
Late Lisnagarvey surge ends 15-year drought for Irish Senior Cup glory and denies UCD dream double
A dramatic comeback victory after a cracker of a final on Lisnagarvey’s home patch.
# Universities
Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin says UCD policies on harassment need to be victim-centred
Dr Ní Shúilleabháin revealed last weekend that she had been subjected to regular harassment by a professor at UCD.
# Harassment
Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin receives apology from UCD over sexual harassment from colleague
The broadcaster and lecturer was harassed by a colleague at the university for two years.
# Psychology
Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?
A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.
# Testing
HSE team to review delays with Covid-19 results but 'majority back within four days'
The case definition for testing is expected to be broadened this week.
# Lockdown
Researchers seek volunteers for Irish study on impact of quarantine on romantic relationships
Stressful experiences can impact on couples, but support from a partner during anxious times can also help alleviate stress.
# Welfare
Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'
UCD’s Welfare Officer said that students are coming to her office with sleeping bags.
# Student Protest
UCD students stage tent protest against 'spiralling' cost of campus accommodation
Students are organising a large demonstration for next week.
# Erasmus
Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets
More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.
# first class
Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford
Meanwhile, Cabinteely roared into the new First Division season with four goals in 45 minutes against Bray.