NUI Galway students express outrage over lack of social distancing in exam centres

The university commenced in-person exams today, despite pleas from NUIG Students’ Union for exams to be moved online

National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) has been heavily criticised by students following the lack of health precautions implemented at the return of in-person exams which began today, December 6. 

Videos of the exam venues which emerged on social


Labour senators propose legislation to ban repurposing of student accommodation for 15 years

The bill was brought forward by Rebecca Moynihan, the party’s spokesperson on housing

Yesterday evening (October 20), legislation on banning repurposing student accommodation into tourist accommodation was brought before the Seanad.  

Speaking in support of the Planning and Development Amendment bill, Labour Party spokesperson on Housing, Rebecca Moynihan said: “Third-level education is becoming


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


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


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


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 …


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


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


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