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Page Updated 1 April 2022

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Leinster Rugby and Connacht lock horns in the second leg of the ERC Round of 16 on Friday 15th April at 17:30 in the Aviva Stadium.


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Tickets are discounted and the service charge will be waived – representing a 20% saving per ticket.

To purchase tickets, simply click on the link below.
You then select your preferred tickets and complete the purchase using a credit card.

: Leinster V Connacht - Round 16 of Heineken Champions Cup - Aviva Stadium - Friday 15th April, KO 5.30pm

LINK: Visit the Leinster section on Ticketmaster

It is best operated on your pc and through Google Chrome.

Huge interest in this game and we will only have a limited number to sell through this exclusive offer.

Anybody looking to purchase group tickets of 10 or more please do not hesitate to make contact directly with our ticketing team at Tickets@leinsterrugby.ie or Tel: 01 223 5103.

The Offer

Vhi is offering a 20% discount on all new VHI MultiTrip policies purchased between 12 February 22 to 30 November 22 inclusive.

If you love to travel and enjoy regular holidays Vhi MultiTrip can offer you so much with great benefits including:

  • Emergency cover
  • Trip Cancelation
  • Baggage Loss
  • 24/7 Cover

Check out the Leaflet detailing special offers for UCD employees for the access code and more details.

UCD Laya Affinity Scheme 5% discount

Culture & Engagement has negotiated a new Laya Healthcare discount for employees. Under the scheme, Laya Healthcare is making available to all UCD employees a 5% discount across all of their plans. They will also waive the 3% credit charge for anyone who wishes to pay in monthly instalment, giving a potential 8% saving.  The discount applies to all those named on the policy.

All employees have to do is quote the Group ID 27764 to get access to the University College Dublin Affinity Scheme. Laya Healthcare ask that you put your UCD email address as the contact method, as proof of UCD employment.

The scheme allows for an open renewal so those that are renewing at different months of the year can join the UCD Affinity Scheme as and when their renewal come ups. Those new to private medical insurance can join at any stage throughout the year.

Laya Healthcare can be contacted on 021 2022000 or layahealthcare.ie

Whether you are already in Ireland or coming to work in UCD from overseas, you may wish to open a digital bank account. There are several options available, however please note that UCD is not endorsing any particular banking option.

Money jar

It provides you with an Irish IBAN so you can get paid into your Money Jar account plus pay all of your day-to-day bills. In addition you can make mobile and online payments with your MJ Mastercard. To open an account with Money Jar, you need a valid government issued identification document  (from any country) and an Irish postal address (to receive your card in the post, it doesn’t have to be your permanent residential address), and you’ll have a digital current account set up in minutes. All Money Jar client funds are held in a tier 1 Irish bank and are fully regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

You can sign up from anywhere in the world by downloading the Money Jar app from your smart phone app store. UCD employees can use the sign-up code 71677 and indicate they work in UCD to set up an account and obtain a special UCD offer from Money Jar - Money Jar - Employee Information


N26 is a mobile bank, helping you manage your bank account on-the-go, track your expenses and set aside money in real-time. Open yours in minutes right from your smartphone. N26 has been operating with a full European banking licence since 2016, and is governed by the same laws and regulations as any other bank. This means that your funds are protected up to €100,000 by the German Deposit Protection Scheme—and that your money and N26 bank account are secure. N26's fully digital current account can be opened remotely using your ID and they don't require any confirmation that you are working in UCD. Find out more on the N26 website

Please note, other online and traditional banks are available and UCD is not endorsing Money Jar or N26.

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FBD Insurance portal for UCD employees

FBD Insurance are delighted to offer UCD employees a range of exclusive discounts for their Car & Home Insurance.

Browse the exclusive UCD portal for details of all the discounts then give FBD a call to get started. 

Please note, this is an over the phone offer only  and FBD have a dedicated team assigned to UCD. Full discounts will not be applied via the website.

Visit the FBD Insurance - UCD portal now (new call back facility available)

affinities@fbd.ie | 01 - 761 7627

Employee Flu Vaccination discount

Culture & Engagement and Healthy UCD have arranged a UCD employee discount on the Flu Vaccination in association with Procare Pharmacy (based in the UCD Sports Centre). 

Pricing as follows:

  • Normal price: €25
  • Discounted price for UCD employees: €20
  • Price for those in 'At Risk' without Medical Card: €15
  • Price for those in 'At Risk' with Medical Card: €0

Appointment bookings should be made online through our website www.procarepharmacy.ie

Special Offers - Lyre's Logo

Lyre’s Spirit Co is an online non-alcoholic spirit company paying homage to the classics. Their range is perfect for embracing mindful drinking and creating mouth-watering cocktails.

UCD Staff can access a 10% dicount which can be redeemed online with a unique code which is: UCD10OFF. All items are included in the discount excluding the bundles.

Nicotine Replacement Products

Culture & Engagement and Healthy UCD have arranged a UCD employee discount of 30% off all Nicotine Replacement Products with Procare Pharmacy (based in the UCD Sports Centre).

Just remember to mention 'Healthy UCD' to get your discount!

Johnstone's Decorating Centre

Updated October 2021

Johnstone's Decorating Centre,
Cranford Centre,
(outside M11 entrance to UCD)

Who are Johnstone's?: Paint, Wallpaper & Decorating Accessories Supplier

What's the offer?: 25% discount from our standard shelf edge price (except wallpaper)

How can you access the offer?: Show current UCD Staff card on purchase

Where do I find out more?: 01 219 6799 / jdcdonnybrook@ppg.com

PhoneWatch installation for just €99 - Exclusive offer to UCD employees

Updated October 2021

Contact Dan O'Connell at 086 258 4092 to avail of this offer and to discuss the features and benefits of Phonewatch. In addition to the offer on the flyer, for anyone who signs up with me before the end of 2021, will get the first two months monitoring free!


Audio Journalism from Noa (News Over Audio)

Noa are pleased to offer all UCD staff members discounted subscriber access to their news over audio service. With this service, you can now access the worlds most trusted journalism in one place – on your phone on the Noa app in your pocket. Have articles from your favourite newspaper READ TO YOU while on the go during that early commute, driving your car, on the DART/Luas, walking the dog or offline on that flight.

Listen to articles from the Irish Times, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Telegraph, Harvard Business Review The Independent and many many more.


  • Unlimited, ad-free listening to world-class journalism
  • Best in class coverage of current affairs, business, finance, leadership, and technology
  • Listen anywhere, anytime (including offline) on Noa’s iPhone, Android, smart speaker, and in-car apps.
  • Exclusive UCD staff offer: €5/month (saving 50%)

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To avail of this offer:

  • Click here to access this exclusive offer (Opens Noa website)
  • Create a Noa account using your UCD email address
  • Complete your purchase
  • Listen on Noa’s website or download the Noa app for the best experience.

Note: It is necessary to use your UCD email to verify that you are an employee, however, for security reasons do not use your UCD Connect password. Create a new password specifically for Noa.

HSF health plan

A bit about us and what we do.
HSF health plan is an employee health benefits provider. It is the trading company of the charity, The Hospital Saturday Fund.
We provide employee cash plans to help cover the cost of everyday health care expenses like GP fees, prescription costs, dental fees and glasses. Benefits include hospital, physiotherapy and complementary treatments, specialist consultations, health screening, personal injury and eye laser surgery. We also provide an Employee Assistance programme, HSF Assist® which includes access to a GP Advice Line, Virtual Doctor and Counselling Service.
Unlike other types of health insurance HSF health plan schemes are not claims or age related. Our plans can be used as a complement to exiting PMI Schemes or as an alternative. HSF health plan is available to UCD Employees at a discounted premium and with our Family schemes, spouse/partner and any dependent children under age 21 can be included on cover at no extra cost.
Everyone who joins HSF health plan, just by belonging, are making a contribution to the important work of the charity, as the profits from the health cash plan go to the parent charity. Not something which usually happens when an insurance policy is taken out.
For more information on HSF health plan please contact us on 1890 451 451 or emailenquires@hsf.ie
Watch the HSF webinar on our Financial Wellbeing section to learn more about their service.

Learn more about what HSF can offer you - HSF interactive poster

Contact Culture & Engagement

Culture & Engagement, UCD HR 3rd Floor, Roebuck Offices University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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