Alumni share their passions at UCD TEDx event

UCD joined Ireland's TEDx Club in June UCD joined the TEDx club in June by organising a day of TED-style inspirational talks by former students. TED is a non-profit organisation devoted to ‘ideas worth spreading’, which started as a conference in California 26 years ago. It created the TEDx programme to bring people together to … Continue reading Alumni share their passions at UCD TEDx event

Fair Play Cafe makes art from good news stories

Good News Wall a hit at Fair Play Café By Shan Kelly  Published On August 7, 2013 The Fair Play Café on York Road in Ringsend has teamed up with newspapers across Ireland to battle recession fatigue by creating a wall of good news stories  to cheer its customers up. Joe Donnelly, pictured, who runs … Continue reading Fair Play Cafe makes art from good news stories

Driving Ms D4

As more women tackle the challenge of learning to drive, demand for female driving instructors has increased. Around ten percent of instructors in ireland are now female, according to the Road Safety Authority (RSA). Karl Walsh of ISM, Ireland’s oldest driving School, says the number of women who have taken the three RSA exams needed … Continue reading Driving Ms D4

How to build a Community garden

In sunshine or showers, the garden of the Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre is blooming gorgeous in Summer. Thanks to 19 years of hard work by a small team of self-taught workers, it has scooped gardening awards every year since 2005. Its running water, fruit trees, vegetables and fragrant flowers draw local office workers for … Continue reading How to build a Community garden