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UCDSU stage protest against Owen Keegan’s recent comments on converting students accommodation to tourist stays

The demonstration was attended by students’ unions from across Dublin, and several opposition TDs

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Today, October 13, University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) organised a protest outside Dublin City Council offices to protest Chief Executive Owen Keegan’s recent comments on student accommodation. 

Last week, in a letter to UCDSU president Ruairi Power, Keegan alleged

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NUI Galway’s IT systems hit by cyberattack

The university disabled access to its campus network as a precautionary measure following the attack

National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) has found itself subject to an attempted cyberattack on its Information Technology (IT) systems. 

A statement from the university posted yesterday evening read: “Our IT, cyber security and data protection specialists are monitoring

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Over one hundred attend annual March for Choice

TCDSU supported the demonstration, calling for the removal of barriers to abortion access in Ireland

The tenth annual March for Choice took place this afternoon, September 25, outside Leinster House.

The demonstration, organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC), advocated removing the remaining barriers to abortion access, following the repeal of Ireland’s constitutional ban on …

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The fight to Save Tolka Park

Trinity News speaks to the campaign group about the importance of preserving this historic amenity, home of Shelbourne Football Club

“The ethos of the movement is not based on trying to torpedo the club’s move to Dalymount, which all principal stakeholders have agreed to. The ethos and the campaign’s clarity of purpose is around preserving Tolka Park, not just for

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Students4Change call on College to apologise for poor communication and provide more in-person lectures

The group strongly disagrees with College’s reopening plan that limits on-campus activity until October 25

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Students4Change have called on College to provide more in-person lectures, and to apologise to students for poor communication throughout the return to campus. 

Students4Change are an independent, open-forum alliance of students from Trinity focused on taking action on the housing

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Rally at Leinster House calls on government to accept more Afghan refugees

The demo, organised by United Against Racism, advocated the opening of safe routes for asylum seekers

Approximately fifty people attended a demonstration in solidarity with Afghan refugees this evening, August 26, outside Leinster House.

The rally was organised by United Against Racism (UAR) and was part of an island-wide day of action on the issue. Concurrent …

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Public rally in solidarity with Afghan refugees to take place tomorrow at the Dáil

The demonstration organised by United Against Racism calls for open safe routes and an end to deportations.

United Against Racism (UAR) has arranged a public rally entitled Afghan Refugees are Welcome Here for tomorrow, 26 August at 5.30pm outside Leinster House. 

The rally is part of a day of all-Ireland solidarity with Afghan refugees. 

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Drug users deserve dignity, not NIMBYism

The High Court’s decision to reject planning for a supervised injection facility will only cause further harm.

On Thursday, the High Court rejected a plan to open what would be Ireland’s first legal drug injection centre on Merchant’s Quay. Concerns about the proposed centre’s proximity to a local school were raised, with the school claiming this would

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Ivana Bacik takes seat in Dublin Bay South bye-election following Fine Gael’s disastrous campaign

Housing was identified as the key issue of this election, with Geoghegan failing to keep the seat, even in Fine Gael’s stronghold.

The Dublin Bay South bye-election results are now in, seeing Senator Ivana Bacik of the Labour party win the seat left vacant by Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy. Fine Gael opted to run James Geoghegan, a comparatively unknown figure in national