Presidents diverge on SU focus at Council hustings

More challenging questions asked at the second hustings of the campaign

The ten candidates in the six sabbatical officer races faced their second hustings tonight, with a more in-depth analysis of policy points. The candidates fielded questions from chair of An Cumann Gaelach, Caolán Mac Grianna, Q Soc secretary, Nathan O’Gara, …


Who are the candidates running in this year’s TCDSU elections?

As campaigning gets underway, Trinity News recaps the ten candidates running in this year’s elections


Campaigning started today in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections, with the Dining Hall hustings. Ten candidates – six women and four men – took to the steps, with three uncontested races. Here are the people …


TCDSU elections underway at Dining Hall hustings

Candidates focused on introductions at the first hustings of the campaign

The Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer election campaign officially commenced this afternoon with Dining Hall Hustings. There are six races – President, Education, Welfare, Communications and Marketing, Ents, and the University Times Editor. There are ten candidates


Podcast: Women in Leadership

Listen to the first Podcast episode of 2018/19

In this year’s first episode of the Trinity News Podcast, we discussed the topic of women in leadership with three prominent leaders in College life – Kate Fahy, Auditor of LawSoc, Aisling Greene, Chair of Science Society, and Niamh Lynch, …


Majority female line-up contest TCDSU elections

Six women and four men make up the candidates running for the six sabbatical officer positions

Ten candidates will contest this year’s Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) leadership race, of which six are women, with Laura Beston becoming the first female Presidential candidate since Lynn Ruane in 2015. This a considerable change from last year’s …


2018 in Trinity: Your most read stories this year

As 2018 draws to a close, we look back at some of the biggest and most read stories reported by Trinity News in the past year

In a year defined by widespread activism and typical Trinity mistakes, Trinity News is taking a look at the most read news stories of 2018.


January started with complaints made by students sitting Schols exams after numerous errors, and


Editorial: Accountability is lacking in the Capitations Committee

Students deserve transparent access to the accounts of capitated bodies

The capitated bodies’ accounts came before the Capitations Committee last Thursday, with full coverage and analysis published in the News section of this issue of Trinity News. Those bodies include Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the Central Societies’ Committee


Editorial: We stand by our reporting, and all women who have experienced sexual misconduct

Trinity News commends the bravery of the woman in question in coming forward

Yesterday, Trinity News published a story regarding allegations of sexual harassment against TCDSU Presidential candidate Sean Ryan, and a resulting complaint brought against Ryan to the Junior Dean. Despite the heavy criticism we received from Ryan for this story, we