It is with great sadness that we heard this morning of the sudden death of our friend and colleague Dave Billings. Dave, who first came to UCD in the 1970s when he graduated with a first class honours BComm, worked for the last 18 years as UCD Gaelic Games Executive.
Nominations for the Annual UCD Sport Awards are now open. Award categories include the ‘Dr. Tony O’Neill Sportsperson of the Year’, the ‘Gerry Horkan Club Administrator of the Year’, ‘Club of the Year’ and ‘Team of the Year’ along with team and individual awards. The David O’Connor Memorial Medal is also presented to a student or member of staff from the Veterinary Programme.
UCD's Mark English has won the silver medal in the 800m final in the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Prague coming in just behind winner Marcin Lewandowski from Poland and ahead of the Netherlands’ Thijmen Kupers.