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“ Soci et i eswer eahugepar tofR&G weekt hi syear ,or gani z i ng doz ens ofevent sovert heweek. Ever yt hi ng f r om Zombi e Out br eaks ( Bes t Weekl ongEvent )t oI r onSt omach’ s , gi gs , r acesandmuchmor e. Thanks t o Soci et i es and s t udent par t i ci pat i on i t was t he mos t s ucces f ulR&G week yet r ai s i ng €42, 000f orR&Gchar i t i es . ”


THEBULLSH! TFACTOR J OURNALI SM CONFERENCE “ TheJ our nal i s m Conf er ence made a r et ur nt hi s year af t er s ever al year s on hi at us .I tbr oughti n many di s t i ngui s hed I r i s h medi a per s onal i t i es i ncl udi ng Char l i e Bi r d, J oe Duffy, Deni sSt aunt on( I r i s hTi mes Deput y Edi t or )and many mor e bes i des . The conf er ence was ver y s ucces f ul and even got #UCCMedi a t r endi ng on t wi t t er ! ”


RELAYFORLI FE

ANDTHENTHEREWERENONE

“ ” Rel ayf orLi f ewasoneof t he bi gges t event s of t he Soci et y year . Vol unt eer sendur edt he bl i s t er i ng col dt ot ake par ti nt he eventand r ai s edover€20, 000f or t heI r i s hCancerSoci et y. Hundr eds of UCC s t udent st ook par tt o maket hi sar es oundi ng s ucces s and t her e ar e al r eady pl ans f or an even bi gger r el ay i n 201 4. ”


LANGUAGESBALL

C&STABLEQUI Z

The Languages Bal lt ook pl aceagai nt hi syeari nt he Cl ar i on wi t h even mor e s oci et i es i nvol ved. The Cl ar i onwaspackedoutwi t h Soci et y member s and s t udent s enj oyi ng a gr eat ni ghtout .


LI PDUB TheUCCLi pDubwast hefir s tj oi ntCl ubsandSoci et i es vi deot opr omot es t udenti nvol vementi ns t udentact i vi t es . Or gani z edbyEmmetCur t i n, J onat hanTwomeyandFi l m Soci et y, over1 50 peopl ef r om mor et han20cl ubsands oci et i es t ookpar tt omaket hi ss i xmi nut emus i cvi deoaboutUCC. Thevi deo pr emi er edatt heC&SBal lt ogr eataccl ai m.

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ENTREPRENEUROFTHEYEAR

RAI NBOW WEDDI NG

“ Ent r epr eneuroft heYearwass etupt hi syearbyt heE&SSoci et yi nconj unct i onwi t h t heCol l egeofBus i nes sandLaw, I gni t eandt heVPf orRes ear chandI nnovat i on. The compet i t i onr eci eveddoz ensofent r i esbutevent ual l yt heover al lwi nner sof€5, 000 wer e Rebecca Geaney,Cái tLynch,Maeve O’ Mahony,Mui r eann Lynch,Br effney O’ Dowl ongKeaneandTer es aDal yf ort hei rt as t yr ootveget abl ecr i s ps‘ Root i es . ’ ”

“ Ent er i ng i t ’ st hi r d yeart he Rai nbow Weddi ng has become a maj oreventi n t heLGBTSoci et ycal endar . Theeventhasanumberof s t udent s” mar r yi ng” t hei r par t ner sf or t he day t o pr omot e t he i s s ue of mar r ai geequal i t y. ”


I SDAGALA

“ I SDAr et ur nedt oUCCt hi syearandhundr edsofdr amas t udent sflockedt o UCCt oper f or mt hei rbes tpl aysf r om t hecol l egeyear . Kat i eQueenandher t eam ofs oci et ymember sdi danamaz i ngj obmaki ngt hewhol e compet i t i on r uns moot hl y.TheI SDA Gal afini s hedofft heeventi nt heSi l ver s pr i ngsand UCCwenthomewi t hBes tSound( byMi keRyan)f or‘ TheBi gBoy’ ”

NOAM CHOMSKY

APRI L

“ Pr of . Noam Choms ky vi s i t ed UCC l as t Apr i l , t hankst ot hePhi l os ophi cal Soci et y.Whi l ei n UCC he s poket oaf ul lDever eHal l onanumberoft opi cs , and ans wer edmanyques t i ons f r om t heaudi ence. Heal s o metwi t ht he Vi t a Cor t ex wor ker s who he had s uppor t ed t he year pr evi ousdur i ngt hei rs i t i n. ”


BI CS201 3

“ UCCr et ur nedt oBI CSt hi s yearf ori t ss econd year af t eral ongabs enceand came back wi t h t hr ee awar ds i ncl udi ng Bes t Fr es her ( Samant ha Cooney) , Bes t Onl i ne Pr es ence( Phi l os oph)and Bes tEvent( Feedt he500Envi r os oc) .Theywont he mos tawar dsoft heni ght al ongwi t hNUI G. ”


WORLDRECORD “ Oneoft hefinalevent soft heyearwasawor l dr ecor dat t emptbyt hemedi cal s oci et i esi nUCC. UCCs t udent sat t empt edt omaket hel onges tchai nofpeopl e us i ngs t et hos copes . Theywer et hefir s tgr oupt oat t emptt her ecor dandgot228 s t udent st ot akepar ti nt her ecor d. Ther ecor dt ookpl aceonWor l dMal ar i aday andwasus edt or ai s eawar nes sofMal ar i a. ”

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GREENFLAGRENEWAL “ UCCwast hefir s tUni ver s i t yever t obegr ant edaGr eenFl agand t hel as tSoci et yeventoft heyear was when Envi r os oc r enewed t heGr eenFl agt heyhel pedear n. Mi ni s t erPhi lHoganawar dedt he flag t o t he Gr een Fl ag Commi t t ee and was t he l as t s oci et yeventoft heyear . ”

UCC Societies Yearbook - Part 4 of 8  

Photos and Design: Emmet Curtin Editor: Jamie Cullinan

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