USI call for urgent action on abortion access on fifth anniversary of Repeal referendum

USI are demanding the implementation of the recommendations of the independent review of abortion access

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have called for urgent government action to remove barriers to abortion access in Ireland, on the fifth anniversary of the referendum which reversed the constitutional ban on abortion.

USI are demanding the implementation …


Delayed start for first years unlikely to change, College statement indicates

College have welcomed today’s government announcement, but said that the release of results must return to usual pre-pandemic dates

A statement from College indicates that a delayed start for first years is unlikely to change despite today’s announcement that Leaving Cert results will be released at the end of August rather than early September.

Speaking to Trinity News, a …


Leaving Cert results to be released in August for first time since before pandemic

It is as yet unclear whether the earlier release will prevent delays to first years starting college

Minister for Education Norma Foley has announced that Leaving Certificate 2023 results will be released on August 25, in what she called “a significant and very welcome step towards pre-pandemic norms”.

For the past three years, Leaving Cert results have …


Students4Change analysis finds lack of transparency from 73% of College committees

A report by the group showed that 11 out of College’s 15 Board Committees have not made up-to-date records of meetings publicly available

A report by Students4Change (S4C) has highlighted the poor maintenance of College’s Board Committees website where committee meeting records are made publicly available, which the group has said is indicative of a lack of transparency from College governance.

The group’s …


Hamilton Library to open 24/7 for duration of Kinsella Hall closure

Students had expressed frustration with previous revised opening hours of the Hamilton which excluded weekends

The Hamilton Library will be open on a 24/7 basis for the duration of the closure of Kinsella Hall, in an update to revised opening hours which previously excluded weekends.

Students of medicine and dentistry had expressed frustration with the …


Security instructed to allow students on campus following temporary refusal of entry to non-residents

TCDSU President Gabi Fullam called the decision “blatantly unfair”, adding that the union will be investigating the matter further


Security have been instructed to allow anyone carrying a TCard to enter campus following a brief ban on non-residents entering this evening.

Security at entrances to campus, including Front Gate and Nassau Street, began refusing entry to non-residents at around …


No utility refund for Printing House residents despite repeated disruptions

A resident was told that “periods of disruption are sometimes unavoidable” and that no compensation for utility charges would be offered

College’s Accommodation Office have said that no compensation will be offered to residents of Printing House Square who have experienced continuous disruption to their water supply, electricity and appliances since the new complex was opened in November.

In response …


Domino’s withdraw 50% offer for Trinity students after discount code spreads in “very big big way”

TCDSU has asked its members to “be sound” and not share a replacement 30% offer

Domino’s have withdrawn a 50% discount for Trinity students after the code associated with the offer “spread outside of Trinity in a very big big way”.

In an email yesterday, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Comms Officer Julie Smirnova …


Over 1,400 sign open letter calling for “balanced and progressive research ecosystem” in new legislation

“This legislation will shape the research landscape for generations and so it is critical that we get it right”


Over 1,400 people have signed an open letter calling on Minister Simon Harris to consult with researchers on proposed legislation regarding the future of research and innovation in Ireland.

The open letter, posted to by Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, …