William Dunne


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Final year journalism student in DCU with a passion for sport, travelling and music. Freelance and intern with Irishmirror.ie & GAA.ie. DCUtv News Reporter. Writer for The College View, Pundit Arena, Campus.ie and Oxygen.ie. Worked on Saturday Sport on Tipperary Mid West Radio.


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St Pat's accommodation crisis TV package

A recent article published in DCU's student paper, The College View, exposed the poor living conditions in student accommodation on St Patrick's campus. Despite a significant increase in rent following the incorporation, no improvements have been made. Reporter William Dunne went to St Patrick's accommodation to see the conditions for himself.

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Dunne John O'Brien murder trial - TV

This is "Dunne John O'Brien murder trial" by William Dunne on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.


Print: Sport

The College View
Annual RAG Rumble held in St. Pat's - The College View

The penultimate fight of this year's DCU RAG Rumble event had to be stopped after two rounds, due to one of Peter Wade's front teeth getting knocked out by Thomas Walsh. 'The Pistol' Wade started the strongest and comfortably won the first round before Walsh retaliated in the second, at St.

The College View
Cregg highlights set piece woes in DCU's 6-3 defeat to Maynooth - The College View

Dublin City University 3 Maynooth University 6 Colleges and Universities Football League Premier Division St. Patrick's Athletic's Jack Bayly's first half brace played a pivotal role for Maynooth University as DCU were handed their first defeat of the season in a 6-3 goal-fest at DCU's sportsgrounds on Wednesday, October 19th.

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DCU Guardian (Online) -Newday
Court hears man was starting unprovoked fights day before killing friend

A Wicklow man who was killed by his childhood friend in June 2010 was "rowdy" and starting fights unprovoked in the day leading up to his death, a jury was told today Thomas O'Connor (29) has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of John O'Brien and is awaiting the verdict of his retrial following...

The College View
DCU research set to gain from EU funding - The College View

Dublin City University research is set to benefit from a €10 million grant issued by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA). Up to 100 high value research jobs are set to be created across higher level institutions, civil society organisations, public bodies, companies and research institution due to the recent successful applications.

The College View
Trinity Receive Confirmation On 250-Bed Project - The College View

Trinity College Dublin are to redevelop Oisín House on Pearse Street into a 250-bed accommodation project after receiving verbal confirmation from Dublin City Council. The original 278-bed project was rejected last July by An Bord Pleanála due to the architectural conservation of the proposed seven-storey student accommodation.

Online: Sport

Tipperary crowned Allianz FL D3 Champions

TIPPERARY 3-19 LOUTH 0-19 By William Dunne at Croke Park Vital goals helped Tipperary see off Louth in some style as they were crowned Allianz Football League Division 3 champions at Croke Park this evening. Already promoted to Division 2, the victory and the silverware that came with it franks the Premier County's status as one of the most upwardly mobile teams in the country.

Jim Gavin: 'We will regroup'

As Fionn Fitzgerald lifted the Allianz Division 1 trophy for Kerry this evening, it officially brought Dublin's record breaking 36 game League and Championship unbeaten streak to an end. Following what was a captivating end to this year's League it now leaves Jim Gavin and his team in an unfamiliar place - a losing dressing room.

Referees named for Champions Cup last four and people aren't happy

The referees for both Champions Cup semi-finals have been named with Frenchman Romain Poite announced as the referee for Munster's tie against reigning Champions Cup holders Saracens. Poite has reputation for making plenty of dubious decisions in the past including an incident at the beginning of this month that saw him send off Oyannax player Silvere Tian with ten minutes to go.

Kevin Walsh: 'It's important to take whatever silverware is there'

Galway manager Kevin Walsh was delighted with the 'character' the Tribesmen demonstrated at Croke Park when defeating Kildare in the Allianz Football League Division Two Final. "Not necessarily" Walsh responded to whether going up as champions or not was a priority. "I think that it's important to take whatever silverware is there, when its facing you.

Who made the cut? Master's champion Willet among 10 previous winner to miss cut

It's day three at Augusta National and with the cut being made we have Rickie Fowler, Charley Hoffman, Sergio Garcia and Thomas Pieters tied for the lead at four under par. Former champions Phil Mickelson, Jordan Speith and Adam Scott are all still in the hunt at even par while Rory McIlroy lies a shot further off as he chases that elusive green jacket.

Klopp touchingly mentions Seamus Coleman in matchday notes for Merseyside derby

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has paid tribute to Everton and Ireland full-back Seamus Coleman in today's Merseyside match-day programme, following his horrific double-leg fracture suffered against Wales last week. Neil Taylor's challenge on Coleman has been widely criticised with FIFA opening disciplinary proceedings that may see the Welsh defender receive further game suspensions.

Saturday's Allianz Hurling League round-up

ANTRIM 2-12 CARLOW 0-15 Antrim claimed the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A title registering a win over Carlow at Pairc Esler. Neil McManus was influential for Antrim, who bagged two first half goals against Carlow. The Saffrons produced a solid opening period display departing 2-5 to 0-7 ahead at the break.

Pundit Arena
If Harry Kane Gets Back To Full Fitness, Spurs Have Every Asset To Win The League

If you haven't already, then it's time to seriously accept that Tottenham Hotspur are genuine challengers for the title this season, even if Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho are now managing sides in England. Spurs will consider themselves desperately unlucky that they didn't snatch the title last season with all the so-called 'big teams' not doing particularly well.

Pundit Arena
Five Young Dublin Footballers To Watch Out For This Year

Dublin are now seeking a third successive Sam Maguire Cup this year and although they have won back to back All-Ireland titles, their squad is frighteningly (for the rest of the country) still growing.

Ronan O'Gara reveals his part in making Donnacha Ryan a Racing 92 player

Next season French club Racing 92 will not employ just one legend of Munster Rugby, but two. This is following the news that Donnacha Ryan, who didn't receive a new deal from the IRFU, will begin playing in France from next season onwards which will see him link up with former club and international teammate Ronan O'Gara.

Pundit Arena
Opinion: Mayo Need More From O'Shea If They're To Upset The Dubs

Approximately 14 months ago Mayo's Aidan O'Shea was widely spoken as the best player in the country. When playing Dublin in the first semi-final last year, the Dubs essentially double marked him with two All Stars, such was his reputation at the time.

Premier League Review: Chelsea Go Top; Liverpool Slip Up; Yaya's Back - Oxygen.ie

Chelsea's sixth consecutive clean sheet helped them reach the top of the Premier League for the first time since they won the league in May 2015, following a 1-0 win away to Middlesbrough. Harry Kane is back amongst the goals for Spurs as his strikes in the 89th and 90th minute snatched all three points against fellow Londoners West ham.


Sziget: A Festival in Another World

When I'm questioned by people as to where Sziget is, I find it difficult to answer. While it's geographical location will bizarrely bring you to an island in the middle of the Danube in Budapest, Hungary, it literally feels like you are on a different planet.You're in a foreign country but everyone speaks English, you're in Hungary but don't have to pay with Hungarian forint and you see thousands of Irish people, yet the temperature exceeds 30 degrees.


January - that time of year when many Irish third level students unearth some time from their busy schedules to travel around Europe for a weekend getaway. Popular destinations such as Amsterdam, Budapest and Prague attract vast amounts of friend groups during the month.


New Year's Eve is arguably the biggest night out of the year but sometimes it becomes so difficult to make our minds up on where to go. If you plan on being in the Dublin area and still don't have your mind made up then don't sweat, here are 5 gigs going on in Dublin city that will more than satisfy your needs of ringing in the New Year with your pals!

The College View
Getting the Shift: Boys - The College View

Locking lips is not always as easy as it seems, there is a skill and tact to the infamous notion we call 'shifting' these days, Andrew Byrne and William Dunne talk us through their shifting tips when you are on the town.

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