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Last week
15th January 2023 - 21st January 2023
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Barrett key as UCC hold off Maynooth, title holders UL claim opening 13-point win
More hurling action tonight in the Fitzgibbon Cup.
# Boost
UCC keep Sigerson ambitions alive with 7-point win over ATU Galway
A 54th-minute goal from substitute Seán O’Connor was key to the victory.
This month
January 2023
# Opening round
Goals from Mathews and Walsh see UL past UCC in Sigerson Cup
Goals in either half saw last year’s runners-up get their 2023 campaign off to a winning start.
# canon o'brien cup
Funds for Dillon Quirke charity to be raised in Cork hurling pre-season game
Cork play UCC tomorrow night in the Canon O’Brien Cup.
Last year
Former Connacht head coach Michael Bradley takes over at UCC
The vastly-experienced Cork native will be joined by fellow ex-Ireland internationals Ken O’Connell and Paul McCarthy, plus former Munster out-half Scott Deasy.
# TGIP live
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Watch our expert panel discussion on how to stop misinformation.
Lansdowne seal semi-final spot with victory over UCC
Mark McHugh’s men had the bonus point tucked away by half-time.
# Champions Again
Kerry ace and captain stars as UL survive UCC fightback to win another O'Connor Cup
The Limerick college retained their crown after a thrilling final.
# skull and crossbones
Cork star's goal key as UCC stun DCU in bid to end 10-year wait for O'Connor Cup
Katie Quirke scored 1-1 in this afternoon’s semi-final.
# freshers
DCU fire six goals in victory over UCC in exciting All-Ireland football final clash
IT Carlow hosted tonight’s decider.
# Last Four
DJ Carey's IT Carlow side prove too strong for UCC to reach Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals
Rory Higgins hit a crucial first-half goal for the winners.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Lynch and Niland impress as NUI Galway claim victory over UCC
Nine points separated the teams in Dangan.
# drugs in college
Cocaine now the second-most common drug used by third-level students, new report shows
Cannabis remains the most common drug, but cocaine displaced ecstasy to take the second place spot.
# exit door
UCD win seven-goal clash to knock UCC out of Sigerson Cup
Earlier today DCU beat St Mary’s in Belfast.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Cork's Shane Barrett hits crucial goal as UCC open title defence with win over Mary Immaculate
A five-point win for the reigning champions in Limerick today.
# Pregnancy
Covid placentitis: Four more stillbirths and two babies' deaths reported in Ireland
The deaths occurred from October to December 2021.
# Scoring Stars
Cork duo Gore and Buckley shine as MTU claim Sigerson derby win over UCC
UCC fought back from eight points down in the second half but couldn’t draw level.
# Paid leave
Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022
Trinity College, UCC, UCD and DCU have all committed to introducing the policies in 2022,
All time
Fostering within the family needs support, resources - and regulation
Absence of clear oversight and supports leave children and caring relatives in precarious position.
# food banks
Colleges around the country say that some students are having to rely on food banks to get by
“These students are doing their best, but they’re just not able to make ends meet.”
UCC Students' Union food bank ran out of food in 50 minutes on Wednesday.
Volunteers say demand has spiked in the face of rent hikes and other living costs.
Students' representatives say it's a result of third level education being underfunded by the Government, writes Céimin Burke.
# struggling students
'Heartbreaking to not have enough': UCC food bank runs out of stock 50 minutes after reopening
Students’ expenses for food are estimated to be between €250 to €350 per month.
# Coronavirus
Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class
It’s just one of a number of approaches taken by universities as doors have reopened.
University College Cork has said lecturers will ask campus security to remove those who refuse requests to wear a mask, Stephen McDermott writes.
College says classes may also be cancelled and will not be repeated if security are unable to attend.
# Coronavirus
Men with symptomatic Covid-19 1.5 times more likely to face severe outcome than women
A new study analysed nearly 50,000 Covid-19 cases during the first two waves of the pandemic in Ireland.
# Study
Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
The findings were contained in research carried out by scientists at UCC.
# Mental Health
Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services
Ella Arensman has been appointed Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health.
'More and more students are coping with anxiety through either restricting their eating or binge eating'
Dr Aoife O’Sullivan, a GP treating UCC students, writes about the impact of the pandemic on her patients.
# suspended
Eleven students suspended from UCC for allegedly breaching public health guidelines
A number of complaints had been made.
# The Rockies
63 scores in Cork hurling semi-final thriller as Blackrock finish brilliantly to beat UCC
Glen Rovers or Erins Own await in the final.
# Dr Paddy Crowley
50 years on and still central to Cork club hurling - 'There's a brilliant attitude among these fellas'
Dr. Paddy Crowley played for UCC in the 1970 Cork final, managed them in the ’99 final and is involved again in today’s semi-final.
# The College
'Let's be honest, we don't train and we can't train. We'll meet up, pick our panel and go from there'
Cork All-Ireland winner Tom Kenny on the different challenge when taking charge of county semi-finalists UCC.
# The College
Kerry's Conway hits 0-9 as UCC hold off Na Piarsaigh to seal Cork hurling semi-final place
Blackrock await at the last four stage.
Conway grabs 0-6 as UCC dump three-in-a-row champions Imokilly out in Cork
The Cork Premier SHC has been thrown wide open.
# economic impact
Greater Dublin best placed to deal with post-Covid crisis due to remote working options, UCC study finds
The study warns there are regional implications due to dependency on sectors less able to work remotely and socially distance.
# Sean Powter
'By the fourth or fifth injury I was thinking was it even worth it and was considering packing it in'
Cork footballer Sean Powter on his injury struggles, a return to football in 2020 and a plan for a career in medicine.
# Psychology
Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?
A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.
# james leonard
Cork man who overcame years of heroin addiction graduating with criminology Masters
James Leonard shared his story of addiction on The Tommy Tiernan Show last month.
# Winner winner
Waterford double All-Star leads the way as incredible UL complete Drive for Five
Player of the Match Beth Carton bagged 1-6 in the Ashbourne Cup final, as UCC suffered decider heartbreak yet again.
# Camogie
Carton's dramatic late goal sets up UL against UCC in Ashbourne Cup final
The Waterford star was the hero for UL today.
# King Con
Fitzgibbon Cup star Conway points the way as Kerry go top with win over Meath
Another good day’s work for the Kingdom attacker.
# Fixture Headaches
'The GAA need to look at this competition and give it the respect it deserves' - UCC boss
Tom Kingston was speaking after his side’s Fitzgibbon back-to-back triumphs.