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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C


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# Draw
Holders Derry City host Finn Harps, while Cork City travel to Bohs in EA Sports Cup
Dundalk, meanwhile, have been drawn at home to UCD for their quarter-final clash.
# Bragging Rights
High-flying Trinity see off UCD to retain Colours title for first time since 1996
The win puts Dublin University within a point of a historic semi-final place.
# Roundup
Ireland U21 winger scores again as UCD dump struggling Shelbourne out of EA Sports Cup
UCD and Derry City both progressed in the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday night.
# unity
'A new mind for Europe is required': President Higgins criticises 'inadequate' European Union
He called for a fresh approach to tackling inequality among member states.
# Facile
O'Farrell brace helps UCD to comfortable victory against Finn Harps
Collie O’Neill’s Students ran riot.
# Pushed Back
Cork City and Dundalk's Premier Division games postponed due to international call-ups
The reigning champions were due to welcome Bohemians to Oriel Park while the Leesiders and UCD were also scheduled to do battle.
# Consent
UCD issues apology after computer science students were sent email asking to help develop sex consent app
Students this afternoon received an email stating that the correspondence was sent in error.
# Bit O'Red
Jamaican international Parkes fires Sligo past UCD as Bucko's men secure consecutive wins
Romeo Parkes broke the deadlock after five minutes with Sligo seeing off Finn Harps and UCD back-to-back.
# Winner alright
Second-half goals power UL past UCD to a record 12th O'Connor Cup triumph
Fiona McHale and Hannah O’Donoghue got the crucial goals for the Limerick college.
# time out
A return to hockey for 2017 All-Ireland winner and stepping back from Dublin's three-in-a-row bid
Molly Lamb won’t be playing with Dublin this year but is looking forward to captaining UCD at the O’Connor Cup this weekend.
# on the radar
All-Ireland winners and All-Stars - 8 key players to look out for at the O'Connor Cup this weekend
There will be plenty of talented players in action when the third-level competition gets underway on Friday.
# dazzling run
Scales' moment of magic helps resilient UCD earn draw at home to St Pat's
The Ireland U21 defender teed up Conor Davis as the Students snatched their first point of the season.
# Off the Mark
Hoban penalty helps Dundalk rally from behind to earn first league win of the season
Michael Duffy was also on target as Vinny Perth’s side edge out UCD.
# deadly double
Corcoran and Mandroiu wonder-strikes maintain Bohs' winning start away to UCD
It’s two wins from two for Keith Long’s side after a productive night against their Dublin rivals.
# Sigerson Cup
Star-studded UCD bow out of Sigerson Cup as St Mary's triumph over defending champions
Two years after their Sigerson Cup final victory against UCD in 2017, St Mary’s overcame the defending champions again.
# Candystripes
Perfect start for Devine as Derry City go top of the table with comprehensive win over UCD
David Parkhouse and Eoghan Stokes were both on target at the Brandywell for Derry City.
# reigning champions
Laois ace O'Carroll posts 1-8 in UCD's quarter-final defeat of city rivals DCU
They’ll meet St Mary’s of Belfast in the semi-final.
# mark sands
Fundraising appeal for Irish student who died in scooter crash while on exchange in Texas
The Go Fund Me appeal is approaching $30,000.
# Comfortable
O'Callaghan and O'Carroll hit 2-6 between them in UCD's 17-point win over DIT
Cavan’s Luke Fortune grabbed the other goal for the Belfield side.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Kehoe and Kingston on song as UCC ease clear of UCD to book Fitzgibbon quarter-final spot
The Cork students made it two from two in the Fitzgibbon Cup this afternoon.
# Wrap
Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A
A round-up of today’s AIL action.
# Students
Divilly taking sensible approach with UCD stars juggling college and county commitments
John Divilly is chasing his third Sigerson Cup title as UCD manager.
# Flying Start
O'Callaghan and McCarthy help UCD hit 5 goals as they begin Sigerson Cup defence in style
The champions were too strong for Cork IT and elsewhere today Garda College defeated IT Sligo.
# Ben Mohamed baby
'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup
Ayman Ben Mohamed talks about his time in the League of Ireland, studying at Trinity and winning the African Champions League.
# keen to impress
Crossmaglen's O'Neill among 20 Irish hopefuls put through their paces by Marty Clarke at AFL Combine
The two-day testing event took place in UCD.
# new kid
Cork City capture star midfielder from UCD's 2018 league-winning side
21-year-old Dáire O’Connor has signed on a two-year deal.
# The boy done good
23-year-old former Trinity College student and Bohemians winger Ben Mohamed wins African Champions League
Ayman Ben Mohamed was raised in Dublin and spent time with UCD, Longford Town and Bohemians.
# ail wrap
Defending champions Lansdowne clinch first win of new season while Shannon hammer Terenure
Here’s what happened in Division 1A of the All-Ireland league over the weekend.
# ulster bank league
Reigning champions Lansdowne suffer consecutive defeats while Burke's late penalty earns UCD a point
Here’s what happened in the Ulster Bank Leagues over the weekend.
# exceptional circumstances
UCD will admit students who secure Leaving Cert upgrades
The university has made the decision on an “exceptional basis” following the Rebecca Carter High Court ruling.
# FAI Cup
McEleney's moment of magic ends UCD's FAI Cup adventure at semi-final stage
Dundalk are heading to the Aviva Stadium again, as they set their sights on the double.
# rebecca carter
Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD
Rebecca Carter won her court case against the State Examinations Commission on Wednesday and received an official offer of her college place earlier today.
# the students
‘I’ve no regrets about my time in England. I'm 23-years-old, doing a degree in UCD and am a league champion’
Gary O’Neill reflects on balancing university with football, his time in England with Wolves and Port Vale and captaining UCD to the First Division title.
# rebecca carter
Student whose Leaving Cert results were wrongly totted up wins her case in the High Court
Rebecca Carter had sued the Commission challenging its decision not to re-check her points score in time to allow her to obtain a place at UCD.
# bureaucratic tape
Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace'
Rebecca Carter has been denied a place studying veterinary medicine in UCD because the State Examinations Commission will not hear her appeal until October.
# The Derry Pele
Paddy McCourt scores during 7-1 win as Harps, Shelbourne and Drogheda wrap up First Division play-off spots
The final round of fixtures in the SSE Airtricity League First Division took place on Saturday night.
# Winning
Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser
The Students lifted the silverware after a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps.
# no room at any inn
'Most professionals couldn't afford it' - student unions applying rent caps to ads to try and tame the rental crisis monster
DIT student union has refused to endorse any property it believes is beyond the reach of the average student as the accommodation crisis rages on.
# Magic of the Cup
Dundalk and Cork City avoid each other in FAI Cup semi-final draw for fourth consecutive year
Dundalk have been drawn at home to UCD, while Cork City will face the winners of Derry and Bohemians.
'I couldn't care less who we get in the semi-finals — we want to test ourselves against the best'
Collie O’Neill’s UCD side have booked their place in the FAI Cup semi-finals for the first time since 2007.