University Observer

Matters of the mind

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Why is it still taboo to talk about mental health in Ireland? It’s 2013, and it’s time we grew up.

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Whistle blower

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A few days ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with Paul Kimmage, aka the man who had been telling us all that Lance Armstrong was on drugs since 1999. Here is the resulting article I wrote. I might publish a copy of the audio at a later stage. A version of this article appeared in issue 12 of volume XIX of the University Observer.

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Kevin attempts: Stand-up comedy

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This is a version of an article that appeared in the Otwo magazine, as part of issue 11 of volume XIX of the University Observer. I will post similar articles in this style from time to time, where I attempt new things.

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Helping sport out of the closet

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The following is an article which appeared in issue 10 (March 5th) of volume 19 of the University Observer, in which I examine the lack of prominent, openly gay sports icons.

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Women’s sport deserves better funding: An open letter to UCD

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The following is an article that appeared in issue 10 (5th March) of volume 19 of the University Observer. It was based on an interview I had with Jenna Guerin, a volunteer for UCD’s women’s football team, about the difficulties of running a successful sports club on a short budget; a problem facing many women’s sports teams at the moment.

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