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Irish presidential candidate speaks at UCC

Presidential candidate Senator David Norris addressed students and staff at University College Cork last Saturday. Openly gay for over forty years, Mr. Norris discussed whether Ireland is ready for a gay presiden

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Forgeries cause concern at UCC Arts Ball

The UCC Arts Ball, which was organised by the Student Union, ran into difficulties when a large quantity of forged tickets allegedly surfaced on the night.

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UCC graduate among survivors in horrific Cork plane crash

Brian Byrne

University College Cork graduate Dónal Walsh was one of six survivors of the plane crash in Cork airport last Thursday. Dónal was returning from a volunteer training programme in Belfast and walked away from the crash relatively unharmed. Six others died in the crash.

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Nursing and midwives pay cut to be reconsidered following protests

Following student lunchtime protests, the Minister of Health and Tánaiste Mary Coughlan has agreed to reconsider the eventual abolishment of pay during clinical placements for fourth year nursing and midwifery students.

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Amnesty International Director Ireland visits UCC

Colm O’ Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland, made an appearance at University College Cork last Thursday. Mr O’ Gorman addressed the organisation’s mental health campaign which aims to make mental health a political priority

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Survey set to examine student experience

Brian Byrne
A university-wide student survey will be emailed to every student of University College Cork this February 21st. The aim of the survey is to gather students’ experience as a student at UCC. Students will have two weeks to complete the survey, the results of which will remain anonymous.

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Pubs are losing out because of service, not price

Ultan Connolly envisages how we might re-structure the Irish alcohol industry to make bars a more attractive prospect for a night out.

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The more things change, the more they stay the same…

Student politics goes into overdrive for the next few months, as election fever takes hold. Luke P. Field gives us a rundown of what to expect.

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Wikileaks reveals power of internet

The spread of information has become more potent as technology has advanced, and we’re now reaping the rewards.

Seán Ó Sé

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Seanad may still have a role to play

Calls for the abolition of Ireland’s upper house should be carefully considered, argues Sarah Slevin.

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