Finding solace in sport

Mental health advocate Niall Breslin and final-year student Clementine Yost recount how sport helped them deal with mental health issues.

sport1The positive benefits sport can have upon mental health are unquestionable. The issue became a prevalent theme in this year’s TCDSU elections, with two of the five candidates running for welfare officer citing plans to promote sport as part of …


Football Manager: the game that steals lives?

Gavin Cooney interviews Iain Macintosh, co-author of Football Manager stole my life, at the recent Dublin launch of the 2015 game

sport1Uruguayan journalist Eduardo Galeano writes lyrically in Soccer in Sun and Shadow that “I’m attracted to soccer’s capacity for beauty. When well played, the game is a dance with a ball.” Football; the poetry of motion. The trademarked beautiful game …