The 42, Hoganstand and sportswomen.ie
The 42, Hoganstand and sportswomen.ie
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.
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.
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
A news article for The Anglo Celt about DCU Beg Borrow Steal being postponed due to the terror attacks in November
A piece I wrote for The Anglo Celt about a local student Claire Tiernan ahead of DCU Beg Borrow Steal
Match report - O'Raghallaigh Gaels v Killygarry Minor B Semi Final
Match report published in 'The Anglo Celt' - Cavan v Westmeath
Match report published in 'The Anglo Celt' - Cavan v Laois
A review of ladies football in Cavan in 2015, published in The Anglo Celt sports section.
An article I wrote for 'The Anglo Celt' about the Cavan ladies GAA team ahead of their league campaign.
The College View
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.
Intra placements across all courses in the humanities faculty made up a significant part of each of the four convenor candidates opening addresses during hustings. Every candidate spoke about the need for an Intra placement across all schools in the faculty to allow students to gain more experience and to give them a better opportunity...
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
A selection of news and sports bulletins I read weekly on DCUfm
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)
A selection of tweets from the Cavan LGFA account
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.