Concerns raised by DUCAC over Summer Series concerts

Dublin University Central Athletic Committee (DUCAC) have expressed concerns to the Commercial Revenue Unit (CRU) regarding the upcoming Summer Series concerts.   DUCAC, who were not consulted prior to the announcement of the concerts, voiced concerns to the CRU and the organisers, concert promoters MCD, regarding possible damage to facilities, in particular the cricket pitch. […]

A Captain’s Run

Confidence is like obscenity: hard to define, but you know it when you see it. One thing that isn’t difficult to pin down is where this confidence arises from. Sport has played a big part in the life of Róisín Harbison. From a young age, her mother, an interprovincial squash player, and her father, an […]

Introducing Trinity’s new events website

Yesterday evening (Sunday 29th January) saw Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) launch an official events calendar website. The site was made as a joint project between TCDSU and the Central Societies Committee (CSC) with Trinity Publications, DUCAC, and Trinity GSU also collaborating on it. It contains information on upcoming events available to Trinity students, helping […]

DUCAC runs €40,000 deficit in 2015/16

  Dublin University Central Athletics Club (DUCAC), the body that regulates and funds sports clubs in Trinity, ran a €40,000 deficit in the year 2015/16, according to accounts shared with Trinity News. DUCAC largely funded this deficit by drawing on the €80,000 surplus the body ran in 2014/15. In this way, the capitated body managed […]

Member clubs of DUCAC involved in electoral collusion at annual AGM

Multiple member clubs of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC) have been implicated in electoral collusion at their annual general meeting (AGM) on October 13, Trinity News has learned. Freshman club members were allegedly pressured into attending the meeting in the hopes of electing candidates favoured by DU Boat Club (DUBC), DU Ladies’ Boat […]

Former judge and current DUBC president Donagh McDonagh named DUCAC chairperson

The Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC) held its annual general meeting on Thursday October 13, in keeping with the tradition of holding the AGM on the third Thursday of Michaelmas Term. As has also been tradition over recent years, the AGM came at a time of discord within DUCAC and the Department of Sport, […]

Funding imbalance in Trinity Sport

Trinity College has 49 sports clubs, all of which are funded by DUCAC, the governing body for sports in Trinity. DUCAC’s aim is to further the interests of all sports clubs in Trinity College to the best of its ability and works closely with the clubs to achieve this goal. Trinity sports clubs are supported […]

DU Archery Club on target at Intervarsity debut

DU Archery Club embark on their first outing at a college event.

Trinity Hurling: The Ryan Cup and beyond

The members of Trinity Hurling Club make a pilgrimage between the beating heart of the pale and Clan na Gael Fontenoy Gaelic Club once a week. Twice if they have a match. Cian Ó Riain Broin is one of those 30 or so members and he has high hopes for the future. He’s aware Trinity […]

Sitting down with Cyril

Ahead of his retirement from the Irish University Athletics Association, DUCAC honourary chair Cyril Smith recalls what he draws from sport, College’s victories, and what keeps him on track

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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan