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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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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Despite Enda Smith's two second half goals for DCU, St. Mary's fought back to force extra time, eventually winning by the narrowest of margins in an enthralling match to end DCU's hopes of another Sigerson title.
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.
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.
A genetic link between motor neuron disease and schizophrenia has been identified, in a study led by Trinity College Dublin researchers. The new discovery shows the two conditions share a genetic origin and a biological link and will have implications into how the two diseases will be classified in future.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Not often in football do you see a team soar from near relegation to table toppers and plummet just as quickly as they rose within 24 months - especially in the modern era.
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.
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.
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.
Munster show no signs of resting any big names ahead of their Champions Cup semi-final on Saturday April 22nd as manager Rassie Erasmus names strong side to face Ulster, at 3pm on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After a flawless Leinster campaign Dessie Farrell and Dublin will seek to go one better than last year and reach this years All-Ireland Under 21 final. They will face stiff competition however in the form of this year's Ulster champions, Donegal.
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.
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.
Liverpool have reached the top of the Premier League for the first time since May 2014 following a 6-1 thrashing at home to Watford on Sunday afternoon...
The 2017 Grand National is almost here. As expected Irish trainers Gordon Elliot and Willie Mullins will be well represented, hoping to add to their previous winners. An estimated 70,000 spectators are set to attend with most of them looking to cash in on their bets perhaps more in hope than expectation.
Georgia at home and away to Moldova. They were two games in which the Republic of Ireland were expected to earn six points, needed six points and got six points. It was arguably one of the weakest Irish teams in recent years, but they got the job done.
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.
This is a first in a four-part series where I'll be rating, comparing and recommending four festivals between Ireland, Spain and Hungary. Considering heading to an oversees festival but still want that guaranteed sun? Well then, put Festival Internacional de Benicassim top of your list.
Bank-holiday weekends in rural areas of Ireland are renowned for spending two or three nights drinking in a pub because why not? Indiependence...
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!
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.
DCU students have paid over €50,000 in fines to DCU library in 2016, the highest rate since 2013, according to a Freedom of Information request obtained by The College View. Students paid €54,186.65 in library book fines last year, seeing a rise of €5,000 from the previous year 2015, in which students paid €49,045.41.