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Diarmuid O’Connor – Finding a Successful Balance

At just 22 years old, DCU student Diarmuid O’Connor has experienced sporting achievements of which most young GAA players could only dream. Playing with the Mayo senior football team since 2014, he has won an All-Ireland minor title in 2013, a Sigerson Cup in 2014, an All-Ireland under-21 title in 2016, played in two All-Ireland...
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Sophie Becker – Racing Ahead with DCU

Sophie Becker from Wexford is a promising young Irish athlete, who has represented Ireland in international competition at the U23 European Outdoor Athletics Championships in the 400m sprint discipline. Sophie is also the reigning Irish Indoor 400m Varsity Champion. She is currently in second year studying for a BSc in Genetics and Cell Biology and...
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Top of her game: Sarah Rowe

In September 2017, DCU PE and Biology student Sarah Rowe took to the field with Mayo to contest the LGFA Senior All-Ireland Final in Croke Park. In this interview, she shares the secrets behind her success and how the DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy has helped her to excel academically and in sport. Growing...
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