Articles

  • Samantha Barry

    21 Nov
    Samantha Barry

    (7 minute read)

    Being at the heart of the American presidential election was just one aspect of UCC graduate Samantha Barry’s job as head of social media at CNN.  The Cork woman tells Clodagh Finn about her meteoric rise to fame in the digital world

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  • Cork University Business School

    21 Nov
    Cork University Business School

    (8 minute read)

    The proposed transfer of Cork University Business School to the heart of the city’s finance centre and its ongoing recruitment of top-class professorial staff is placing it at the centre of its field in education, both locally and globally, reports Helen O’Callaghan.

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  • Marty Morrissey

    21 Nov
    Marty Morrissey

    (3 minute read)

    Marty Morrissey is one of the most popular sports commentators in Ireland. He tells Michael Moynihan about his earlier years at UCC and expresses some strong views on the current GAA scene.

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  • Seamus Davis

    21 Nov
    Seamus Davis

    (5 minute read)

    Being an Independent Thinker has led UCC graduate, Professor Seamus Davis, to the pinnacle of ground-breaking international research in the physics of quantum materials, winning him the Science Foundation Ireland St Patrick’s Day Science Medal this year, in recognition of his extraordinary achievements. William Reville speaks to him about how his passion has made him a world leader in his field

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  • From Farm to Fork

    21 Nov
    From Farm to Fork

    (5 minute read)

    UCC is the first university in the country to have its own nearby farm, growing fresh produce for students and staff, and it’s all part of maintaining its award-winning sustainability goals, writes Margaret Jennings

     

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  • Student Hub

    21 Nov
    Student Hub

    (5 minute read)

    Work has already begun on the transformation of one of our original campus buildings into a modern state-of-the-art facility which will provide a central point for all students’ needs.  Robert O’Sullivan gives us a taste of what’s to come

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  • Phil Healy

    21 Nov
    Phil Healy

    (5 minute read)

    UCC’s award-winning athlete Phil Healy, became a media star after a YouTube video showing her stunning performance at the Irish intervarsity 4x400m relay event earlier this year, went viral. But the outcome of the race also changed the direction of her own personal goals, she tells Margaret Jennings

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  • Anna Marie Naughton

    21 Nov
    Anna Marie Naughton

    (9 minute read)

    UCC graduate Dr Anna Marie Naughton has been working for the past two years with the homeless in Cork. Michelle McDonagh spent a morning with her and some of her patients in her medical clinic at the Simon emergency shelter in the city centre

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  • Cónal Creedon

    21 Nov
    Cónal Creedon

    (5 minute read)

    Cork novelist, playwright and documentary maker Cónal Creedon, has been appointed as UCC/Arts Council Writer in Residence at UCC for the current academic year. He tells Mike Ryan about what has inspired his career as a writer, including opening a laundrette in the city centre 30 years ago

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  • Dr Michael Murphy

    05 Jan
    Dr Michael Murphy

    (6 minute read)

    As UCC President Michael Murphy prepares to hand over the baton after ten years, he shares some of his memories of leading the university through high and low times

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  • President Patrick O'Shea

    10 Jan
    President Patrick O'Shea

    (4 minute read)

    Proud Corkman and UCC physics graduate Professor Patrick O’Shea is the 15th President of University College Cork with effect from the 1st of February 2017. Formerly Vice President and Chief Research Officer at the University of Maryland, USA, he gives here some of his perspectives on life. In conversation with Nancy Hawkes

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