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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C


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# Round-Up
Former Reading forward nets hat-trick as UCD take one step closer to First Division title
There were big wins for UCD and Finn Harps on a busy night in the SSE Airtricity League First Division.
# Wrap
UCD extend First Division lead as Harps and Shels play out third draw of the season
Cabinteely moved further clear of Cobh Ramblers in midtable with a 2-0 home win.
# bainisteoir
Interim boss Rouse rules himself out of running for Offaly job on permanent basis
Paul Rouse was appointed interim boss in May.
# Brú na Bóinne
'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath
To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage.
# Round-Up
UCD suffer shock four-goal defeat at the Bowl while Shelbourne continue fine form
There were big wins for Longford Town and Shelbourne on Friday as the race for promotion in the First Division heats up.
# Doctor
Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD
Dora Gorman discusses captaining Ireland at World Cups and European Championships, playing gaelic for Galway and recently graduating top of her class at UCD.
# Education
Fall of Irish universities in world rankings 'disappointing but not a surprise'
Trinity College Dublin has lost its place in the top 100 universities.
# False Memories
Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?
UCC and UCD psychological study ‘implanted’ false memories in survey to explore how they might affect votes.
# Round-Up
Leaders UCD suffer surprise defeat while Paddy McCourt gets on the scoresheet for Harps
UCD’s lead at the top of the table was reduced on a busy night of action in the First Division.
# Abortion
Does the media influence your vote on the referendum? Have your say is partnering with UCC and UCD psychologists in study of factors that influence voting decisions.
# Review
Leaders UCD held, more misery for manager-less Athlone
It was a busy night of action in the SSE Airtricity League First Division.
# Wrap
Galway crush Cobh as UCD withstand Wexford fightback to extend lead at top of First Division
There were three First Division ties down for decision this evening.
# Ageism
UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age
The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.
# Rising Stars
Comer, McCarthy, Forde and Cleary amongst the inter-county stars honoured in Sigerson and Fitzgibbon teams of the year
UCD and UL were this season’s third-level champions.
# Better late than never
UCD continue heavy investment in sport as National Hockey Stadium set for much-needed upgrade
Work on resurfacing the pitch to international standards will take place this summer.
# Deadlock
Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles'
There are three possible outcomes if the institutions in the North don’t get up and running soon, said Clinton.
# Rovers return
Madeley's sharpshooting hands Three Rock another trophy in their season of silverware
The Grange Road club won their fifth trophy of an extraordinary campaign in Belfield this afternoon.
# big men on campus
U20 stars can't stop Trinity battling from 10 down to take Colours honours
UCD had Harry Byrne and Tommy O’Brien in their ranks after a Six Nations campaign, but the hosts in College Park took a narrow win.
# big men on campus
'Even for guys headed for the very top, the Colours is a hugely significant game'
Established in 1952, the latest installment of The Colours Match will have stars of the future alongside pillars of Irish rugby history.
# other plans
Clare's Shane O'Donnell set to miss 2019 season due to Harvard studies
It was announced that he has been awarded a prestigious year-long Fulbright Scholarship.
# Sister Act
Sister act beckons for Mayo's Niamh & Grace Kelly in glamour decider
UL and DCU will face off against one another in the 2018 O’Connor Cup final tomorrow.
# college days
'The rivalry adds fuel to the fire but once you're one-on-one, everyone gets on very well'
Some thoughts from Cork and UL’s Eimear Scally, and Dublin and DCU midfielder Lauren Magee ahead of the O’Connor Cup semi-finals.
# Round-Up
Furlong nets fourth goal while on-loan Rovers striker O'Connor bags debut strike for Harps
There were three games played in the First Division on Friday night.
# Lack of Leadership
11 important Irish jobs that women have never held
Did you know a woman has never been the head of an Irish university IN 400 YEARS?
# Student Stars
From twins going head-to-head to old rivalries - Previewing the weekend's colleges action
UCD’s Nicola Ward and UL’s Laurie Ryan joined us on the Ladies Football Show this week.
# Snow Day
Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department
Buses are not running in many areas.
# Men in the Middle
Sigerson Cup winning midfield duo back as Kerry make 4 changes for Galway game
David Clifford is also named to start for the Kingdom.
# Skipper Stephen
Captain Coen - Mayo footballer added to his novel All-Ireland collection as leader at the weekend
Stephen Coen lifted another trophy, this time after the Sigerson Cup decider in Santry.
# dual commitments
'I don't think I've ever played extra extra-time before': Coen feeling good after 7 games in 24 days
UCD and Mayo footballer Stephen Coen has seen almost 180 minutes of action since Sunday.
# Busy Lads
Fixture pile up this weekend for Corofin, Kerry, Monaghan and Sligo players
Sigerson Cup, All-Ireland club and Allianz league action all on the agenda.
# final hurdle
King Con - O'Callaghan and McCarthy help UCD claim victory after marathon Sigerson Cup semi-final
UCD saw off Ulster University in Inniskeen tonight.
# Historic
DIT progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals for the first time after late rally shocks UCD
Westmeath’s Niall O’Brien led the way for DIT.
# Waiting Game
UCD to find out after weekend if Dublin star O'Callaghan is available for Sigerson Cup
Con O’Callaghan will be in action for Cuala on Saturday in the All-Ireland club hurling semi-final.
# Last Four
Kerry midfield duo impress as UCD see off 14-man DCU to book Sigerson semi-final place
A last four tie with Jordanstown beckons next Tuesday night.
# Seven Wonders
The key Cork, Dublin, Tipp and Galway players to watch in colleges action
The opening round of the 2018 O’Connor Cup kicks off today.
# young talents
8 players to watch in this week's Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals
Peter Duggan, Eoghan O’Donnell, John McGrath and Darragh Fitzgibbon are some of the stars in action.
Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'
A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.
# Last Eight
UCD book Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final spot after seeing off CIT
DJ Foran was instrumental in a 1-17 to 1-12 win at Belfield tonight.
# Great News
Anonymous donor steps in to fund new €3 million UCD running track
The university has confirmed the plans this evening.
# Belfield Boys
Goals from Kerry's Barry and Laois forward Lowry help UCD claim 12-point Sigerson Cup win
John Divilly’s side saw off Maynooth University today.