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Sport and Wellbeing

Funding Announced for New DCU Golf Scholarship

DCU Educational Trust and DCU Sport are pleased to announce the creation of a new DCU Golf Scholarship commencing in September 2024. The scholarship will support a talented student golfer to progress their academic and sporting goals while enrolled as an undergraduate student at DCU over the course of a four-year degree programme, or on...
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Peter Grogan – Student and Footballer

Bohemians footballer and Ireland Schools International Player of the Year Peter Grogan is a first-year Sport Science and Health student at DCU. Here, he recounts the highlights of his football career so far, and shares how the Joseph Anthony Lynch Memorial Sports Scholarship is helping him achieve his goals in sport and in university. “I...
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Time never stops at DCU…and neither do our student athletes! Get a flavour of a day in the busy lives of DCU’s performance athletes and student community, and of how DCU Sport is helping them to excel in their studies, sport and life.
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Eamonn Coghlan Joins DCU Educational Trust to Mark Re-Opening of Morton Stadium

Former world 5,000m champion and indoor mile record holder Eamonn Coghlan sat down for a fireside chat at an exclusive event before the 2023 Morton Games. On Friday 14th July, DCU Educational Trust hosted an exclusive dinner and fireside chat with Irish athletics legend Eamonn Coghlan to mark the return of competitive action to the...
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Andrew Dunphy – Achieving in Hurling and University

Dublin senior hurler Andrew Dunphy is a final-year Business Studies student at DCU. In March 2023, he was awarded the Paddy J Wright Memorial Sports Scholarship. Here, he shares his passion for college hurling and his hopes for the future. “I started hurling when I was about four- or five-years-old. No one in my family...
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Róise Roberts – Going the Distance

First-year Róise Roberts is a silver medallist at the U20 National Championships 1500m, and competed in the U20 Women’s 4000m race at the European Cross Country Championships two years in a row. She shares how DCU Sports has helped her to overcome injury and reach her goals. How did you first get into athletics? I...
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Mark Smyth – Breaking National Records

Sprinter and DCU Master’s student Mark Smyth is the reigning Irish 200m champion and holds the national record for the indoor 200m. This June, he’s representing Ireland at the 2023 European Games in Krakow. In this piece, he discusses how DCU Sports and Wellbeing has enabled him to balance high-performance sport with his studies in...
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Kate Kenny – Dynamic Student and Athlete

DCU student Kate Kenny plays for DCU’s O’Connor-cup winning football team and the Ashbourne-cup winning camogie team, while studying the Integrated Masters in Biomedical Engineering. In this piece, she explains how DCU Sport and being around like-minded people is helping her to balance and excel at both. Can you tell us how you first got...
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Beibhinn Parsons – Excelling in Rugby and University

DCU student Beibhinn Parsons became the youngest capped player in Irish rugby at 16 – and five years later, she’s qualified for the Olympics after blazing a trail for Ireland at the World Rugby Sevens Series. In the run up to that qualification, she shared how DCU Sports is helping her balance Communications coursework with...
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Jennifer Dunne – Excelling in Sport and in Life

Dublin Ladies footballer Jennifer Dunne, is in her 4th and final year of studying a Bachelor of Education at DCU. Jennifer is now the recipient of the Paddy J Wright Sport Memorial Scholarship for two years running. In this piece, she describes how the scholarship has helped her to juggle her final year studies and...
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