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Dublin City Council CEO suggests UCDSU enter rental market to provide student accommodation.

Union President Ruairí Power said Owen Keegan’s “dismissive attitude” was “depressing”

Chief Executive of Dublin City Council (DCC) Owen Keegan has suggested that University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) enter the rental market to provide student accommodation.

Keegan made the remark in a letter sent to UCDSU President Ruairí Power. The …

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Matthew Simons elected chairperson of DUCAC

Simons was uncontested for the position at this evening’s AGM

Update, October 10: Anna Grace Ulses was elected secretary of DUCAC and the constitutional amendment was passed.

Matthew Simons has been elected chairperson of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC).

DUCAC, which oversees sports clubs in Trinity, held its …

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Cliff divers make a splash at Downpatrick Head

The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series made its fifth visit to Ireland last week

Downpatrick Head juts out of the Mayo coastline about 27km northwest of Ballina, not far from the Céide Fields. Though the Cliffs of Moher are the international superstars of Ireland’s Atlantic coast, their northern Mayo cousins are no less dramatic.

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Students 4 Change calls for “an escalation of direct action” at meeting

The group’s chair believes that College is “not taking students’ demands seriously”

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Students 4 Change (S4C) held a town hall meeting  in the Pav marquee today.

The campaign group organised a protest last week against College’s handling of the return to campus which attracted several hundred students but just a dozen people, …

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The logo of Trinity Graduate Students' Union (GSU).

Analysis: who’s right about the status of the GSU Board?

The union’s leadership disagrees with its oversight body about who is allowed to conduct oversight on it

The Board of the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) and the union’s leadership have presented competing views on the legitimacy of that board. In essence, the GSU Executive claims that the board’s term in office expired in July and that a …

Sport

How can you not be romantic about baseball?

I never thought I’d become a sports fan. But in baseball, as in life, everything can change in a single moment

In school, I didn’t enjoy PE class. I was a weedy, asthmatic, bookish kid lacking the stamina and co-ordination that those two hours a week demanded of me. The problem only got worse once I reached second level, when I