Through the shared memories of students, alumni, lecturers and friends, you have made it possible for us to understand what UCD means to you and to capture a glimpse into your time in UCD in the 1970s.

We’d love to collect more of your memories, so please upload your memories below.

“Does anyone remember Father Thomas Dunning, lecturer in Middle English, teaching Chaucer's "The Pardoner's Tale"? In a small Belfield lecture room, upstairs, he pressed the moral of the tale, "radix malorum est cupiditas" and carefully stressed to us young adults that "cupiditas" really meant "the excessive love of material things".”
Denis Cotter (BA, 1974)
“Colours match - UCD v Trinity. Met a wonderful girl there and fell madly in love. Forget who won the match.”
Bcomm Graduate, 1974
“John [Teeling]'s lectures were always entertaining and appeared relevant to the real world as we understood it then. Some students tried to transcribe his lectures and he frequently caught them out by including comments aimed at them.”
Bcomm Graduate, 1976
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