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Thoughts I have during my commute

  • πŸ“… Posted: Oct. 17, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Dana Al Qattan
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By Dana Al Qattan Edited by Becky Kelly Thank the lord that I have a seat to myself a...
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DCU MPS Blog Subcommittee 21/22

Hi everyone! My name’s Becky Kelly and I’m so excited to be the new editor for the MP...
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Momentum builds for Ireland ahead of crunch clash with England

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 16, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Luke Delaney
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By Luke Delaney Following Ireland’s 27-24 win over the Scots on Sunday, Andy Farrell’...
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Regressing into my 15-year-old self over lockdown

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 4, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: David Cotter
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By David Cotter This might surprise you, but I don’t have the most intellectual hobbi...
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Athletics Ireland Micro Elite Event proves we need to give our elite athletes a chance

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 22, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Rory Cassidy
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By Rory Cassidy Last weekend the Athletics Ireland hosted their Micro Elite Event at ...
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A journey to potential NBA rookie of the year unlike most for Lamelo Ball

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 15, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Niall Walsh
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By Niall Walsh NBA rookie Lamelo Ball is already off to a fantastic start to his firs...
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Milan clubs lead charge to topple Juventus juggernaut

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 9, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Paul Morgan
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By Paul Morgan The 2020/21 Serie A title race is shaping up to be the most exciting i...
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Can Ireland Stop English Dominance in the 2021 Six Nations Championship?

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 5, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Luke Delaney
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By Luke Delaney With the 2021 Six Nations kicking off this weekend, will Andy Farrell...
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Dublin Racing Festival Day 1 – The Flyer To Make Amends

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 5, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Brian Dowling
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By Brian Dowling Already advised. Gaillard Du Mesnil – Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Soli...
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This Mortal Coil

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 3, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Dylan McClorey
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By Dylan McClorey ο»ΏBack in July, I went through a bit of a rough patch. It happened ...
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Liverpool’s injury woes could jeopardize the champions’ title defence but who could they bring in to save their season?

  • πŸ“… Posted: Jan. 29, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Luke Delaney
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By Luke Delaney With just the one win so far for Liverpool in the league since the st...
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Dublin Racing Festival – 10/1 irresistible value about A Plus Tard

  • πŸ“… Posted: Jan. 23, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Brian Dowling
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The two tremendous days at Leopardstown will provide thrills, spills, top class actio...
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Running On Empty

  • πŸ“… Posted: Jan. 11, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: Liam Turner
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By Liam Turner From oversized basketball jerseys, to being the perennial second fiddl...
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The Risky Business Of β€˜Bielsa-Ball’

  • πŸ“… Posted: Jan. 4, 2021
  • πŸ“ Author: SeΓ‘n Crosbie
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By SeΓ‘n Crosbie Leeds United have proven themselves to be one of the most entertainin...
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How do you solve a problem like Dublin’s?

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 24, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: SeΓ‘n Breslin
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By SeΓ‘n Breslin 42. According to the book β€œThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, it ...
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Mahomes v Rodgers: 2020 has been the year of the gunslinger

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 21, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: SeΓ‘n Comber
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By SeΓ‘n Comber Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers represent a similar type of NFL quar...
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Equality isn’t a broken record debate if the system is still defective

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 9, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: Alanna Cunnane
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From hand-me-down jerseys to not getting the coverage they deserve, why the Cork Vs G...
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The Blog Sub-Committee 20/21

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 6, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Hey guys! My name is Lauryn Corcoran. I am the new content coordinator for the MPS bl...
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Diego Maradona and football’s obsession with the β€˜flawed genius’

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 1, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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By SeΓ‘n Crosbie What really can you say about Diego Maradona that hasn’t already been...
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The Next Irish Act To Headline The Three Arena

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 29, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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2019 has been recognised as a standout year for Irish music, and the strength of the ...
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GOOD DAYS

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 23, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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There are a few things in this world that are totally unacceptable for any Irish pers...
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Self-acceptance and me

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 18, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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You know that old saying? You have to break a few eggs to make an omelette. Basically...
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Why Taylor Swift’s Netflix Documentary Matters

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 29, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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I may not be the biggest Taylor Swift listener, but regardless of your taste, if you ...
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Graduation: A countdown to the real world

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 24, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Seven weeks, forty nine days, one thousand one hundred and seventy six hours. That’s ...
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Anxiety

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 12, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Anxiety is such a complex mental health issue. So much so that I would never dream o...
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Five Songs for Five Feelings

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 7, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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We all have emotions. Regardless of whether we want to or not, our body feels in reac...
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January Music Babyyyyy

  • πŸ“… Posted: Jan. 31, 2020
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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I feel like the music you listen to in January really sets up your whole vibe for the...
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24 AMAZING THINGS ABOUT THE DCUTV 24 HOUR BROADCAST 2019 

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 16, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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WORDS CAN’T EXPRESS HOW WONDERFUL THE DCUTV 24 HOUR BROADCAST IS. 24 HOURS SPENT DOI...
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Review: Sigrid

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 12, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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I remember very clearly coming across Sigrid in my Apple Music recommended artists i...
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ADVICE I WOULD GIVE MY FIRST-YEAR SELF

  • πŸ“… Posted: Dec. 10, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Well it’s that time of year again, the time of year when we have this sudden need to ...
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Serial Dating

  • πŸ“… Posted: Oct. 17, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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It is absolutely no secret that I Andy Vaughey am a serial dater. So without further ...
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A Totally Different Person

  • πŸ“… Posted: Oct. 8, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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You know that nostalgic feeling you get when you listen to an old song from your tee...
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A Trip to Berlin with MPS

  • πŸ“… Posted: April 23, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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On the cold morning of January 21st 2019, MPS members from across the country made th...
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MPStimonials - BDO

  • πŸ“… Posted: April 15, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Hello there friends, I’m Conor and you may know me as that guy from MPS who you don’...
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β€˜Let’s Talk Game of Thrones’

  • πŸ“… Posted: April 8, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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The time has come, my fellow Westerosi, with a mere 2 weeks to go until the premiere ...
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MPStimonials- Deputy DCUfm Station Manager

  • πŸ“… Posted: April 2, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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YO who’s ready for another sick ass testimonial, courtesy of the MPS blog. My name is...
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MPStimonials- Chairperson

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 27, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Well hello there, it looks like it's my turn to be next to dish the deets of what ex...
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MPStimonials- Secretary

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 19, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Hello dear reader and welcome to another MPStimonials! This week you have the pleasur...
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MPStimonials- Webmaster

  • πŸ“… Posted: March 7, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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As my title may suggest, I have not mastered the web! When I looked up webmaster on U...
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Concert Review- MAGGIE RODGERS

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 26, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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I was introduced to Maggie Rogers by a friend about one year ago. He showed me a song...
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MPStimonials- First Year Rep

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 25, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Hi, its ya boi Dylan. I am a first-year rep for MPS and thought it would be gas if ev...
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A Person

  • πŸ“… Posted: Feb. 7, 2019
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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A person’s views on other people in comparison to themselves can be a curious thing. ...
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Changing of the Old Guard in β€˜I’m A Celeb’

  • πŸ“… Posted: Nov. 21, 2018
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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Fish and chips. Bread and butter. Ant and Dec. They all have one thing in common – th...
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Irish television yay or nay?

  • πŸ“… Posted: Nov. 15, 2018
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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β€œThat’s a good question”, I say, my voice cracking as I clutch my pathetic CV in my s...
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Love Me I'm Irish

  • πŸ“… Posted: Oct. 17, 2018
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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There’s no denying, there’s just some things us Irish do better. Better than England ...
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Sierra Burgess is a Loser Review

  • πŸ“… Posted: Oct. 15, 2018
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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The latest in the flurry of Netflix originals based around teen angst, β€œSierra Burges...
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Welcome To The Media Production Society

  • πŸ“… Posted: Oct. 8, 2018
  • πŸ“ Author: DCU MPS
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The Media Production Society? What do these things mean when you string them together...