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The Metropolitan Regatta takes place on Saturday in Blessington

The clash of senior eights rivals UCD and Commercial should be a highlight of Metropolitan (Metro) Regatta on Saturday in Blessington. Last time out, (...)

Mount Sackville Secondary School student Lauren Doyle (16), the  overall winner of the Irish Young Philosopher Awards,   with President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins at UCD’s O’Reilly Hall. Photograph: Conor Healy/Picture It Photography

Ireland needs to guard against a reengineering of the education system under the assumption that “we exist to be made useful”, President Michael D Hig(...)

Agrocycle has invented a range of innovative products made from food waste to help reduce single-use plastic. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Edible drinking straws and cups made from potato pulp could replace single-use plastic items, according to researchers making new products from agricu(...)

UCD students union are asking Dublin Bus drivers to “stop tarnishing everyone with same brush” after it suspended routes near Belfield due to antisocial behaviour. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

UCD management and Students’ Union representatives are to meet Dublin Bus on Thursday in a bid to resolve a situation in which bus drivers are refusin(...)

Niamh O’Donohoe, the young National Botanic Gardens-trained horticulturist

What does it take to make a career as a professional horticulturist? A strong back? Green fingers? A love of nature and of working alone outdoors? A w(...)

There’s a huge Cork derby in store at the Fr Mathews Arena on Saturday evening as Fr Mathews host  UCC Glanmire

There are some tough games in store for the National Cup finalists this weekend as they head back to regular league action. For men’s finalists UCD M(...)

“Being able to identify yourself as part of nature without being laughed at... [is] a huge shift.” Photograph: AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Each week throws up a new report into the perilous state of the planet. Wildlife populations around the world have fallen by an average of 60 per cent(...)

Even when relaxing, people feel an urge to read something ‘improving’ or useful. Photograph: Noel Hendrickson/Thinkstock/Getty

Christmas is promoted as a time of rest and idleness but for many of us it’s just another opportunity for work. There are events to organise, presents(...)

UCD celebrate winning  the  women’s Senior Cup final at the  National Hockey Stadium, UCD,  in April. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

After completing the first phase of their women’s Hockey League campaigns last weekend before the winter break, the top 10 sides in the country turn t(...)

Railway’s Sarah Hawkshaw: included in the Ireland panel earlier this week. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Saturday sees the eighth and final round of Hockey League matches before the winter break, the competition not resuming until February. While most of(...)

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