Emma Duffy

Journalism Student

Location icon Ireland

Final year Journalism student in DCU

Sports, news, features and lifestyle writer with a passion for radio

Currently write for The Anglo Celt, The College View, The 42 and Campus.ie, whilst contributing to DCUfm


The 42, Hoganstand and sportswomen.ie

'At the moment my arthritis is under control and I'm able to play at a high level'

LIVING WITH RHEUMATOID arthritis, studying full time in University College Dublin while competing at the highest level in her sport; it's been a whirlwind year for Monaghan's Ciara McDermott. McDermott, who was pivotal throughout UCD's O'Connor Cup campaign, has suffered with her arthritis over the past few years but won't let it get in the way of her successful football career.

HoganStand - Cavan ladies face Lilywhites

By Emma Duffy With the excitement surrounding the "ladyball" campaign and the announcement of Lidl's three year sponsorship deal with the LGFA sweeping the country, the Cavan Ladies are quietly preparing for their league campaign to begin.

Gender Equality in Sport - sportswomen.ie

By Emma Duffy In the run up to the Ireland Women's National soccer team's Euro 2017 qualifier today, gender equality in sport remains a burning issue. How many people are aware that our female national side are playing on Thursday? If it was their male counterparts, the entire country would be talking.

The Anglo Celt

The Anglo Celt
2015 saw Lurgan reign supreme

A review of ladies football in Cavan in 2015, published in The Anglo Celt sports section.

The College View

DCU's Student Newspaper
Experiencing the dam

According to Katie Melua, 'there are nine million bicycles in Bejing.' Amsterdam must rank a pretty close second. A city full of cyclists, canals and charm, the Dutch capital is the ideal place for a weekend getaway at any time of the year.

DCU's Student Newspaper
Union criticises Trinity recruitment

Trinity College Dublin's (TCD) scheme for recruiting new academics has been criticised heavily for being "outside of traditional public service recruitment arrangements." TCD plan to fill 40 academic posts through international recruitment in the next month.

DCU's Student Newspaper
DCU Ladies qualify for O'Connor Cup weekend

O'Connor Cup quarter-final DCU 3-18 Queen's University Belfast 1-11 DCU qualified for the O'Connor Cup weekend on Thursday night, February 25th, after seeing off Queen's University Belfast in an exciting encounter. It was an injury to Queen's and Armagh star Aimee Mackin in the second half that was the main turning point of the game....

DCU's Student Newspaper
RAG-ing Bulls at the Rumble in the Venue

A night of blood, sweat and (very few) tears - DCU Raising and Giving Society society hosted its annual and prestigious RAG Rumble event in The Venue on Wednesday, November 25th. The fight night saw 16 sets of fighters square up in the ring in aid of RAG's social projects.

DCU's Student Newspaper
Event encourages female SU election candidates

A 'Women in Leadership' event in the Old Bar last week encouraged female students to run in the upcoming DCU Student's Union (SU) election. The student level programme 'Inform', ran by Women For Election was developed to tackle the problem of lower participation by females in politics.

DCU's Student Newspaper
Accountancy Learning centre proposed at business school hustings

Business Faculty Rep Hustings took place in The Venue on Thursday. Niall Behan, Christine Farrell, Michelle Hayden and Louise McLarnon hope to be elected to the position on Wednesday. Behan plans to introduce an Acountancy Learning Centre, similar to to the Maths Learning Centre on campus.



I travelled to Honduras in January with Global Brigades DCU on a Water and Public Health Brigade. When I started college, I promised myself that I wouldn't leave without volunteering abroad. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Fifteen of us met at Dublin Airport, most of us having never spoken before.

DCUfm and DCUtv

DCUtv News End of Year Special 2016

DCUtv News End of Year Special anchored by Alana Laverty and Aoife McCormack. Packages by Aoife McCormack, Claire Prenty, Emma Duffy. (Video at 9.23)

Live Tweets

DCU Ladies GAA

As part of my role as PRO of DCU Ladies GAA, I control the social media accounts. I live tweet any matches I can and post any relevant information for players and supporters both on Twitter and on Facebook.

Accompanying Report

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