Minister Mitchell O’Connor holds consultation to address student substance abuse

Increasing rate of student substance usage prompts call for action

Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, held a consultation to address the issue of substance abuse in higher education. Representatives of colleges, leaders from students’ unions, Gardaí from the National Drugs Strategy Unit, and individuals working on …


Students protest direct provision and deportations on World Refugee Day

Around 100 people gathered outside Leinster House

In observance of World Refugee Day, Students Against Direct Provision (SADP) organised a protest against direct provision and deportations, which took place outside Leinster House.

Around 100 people gathered outside government buildings for the protest. Organisers said they were campaigning


“This government doesn’t care”: Thousands gather for Raise the Roof march

The march was arranged to protest the ongoing housing crisis


Students were among thousands participating in the Raise the Roof march across the city centre today, protesting the increasing unaffordability of accommodation and rising homelessness figures.

Union of Student in Ireland (USI) representatives gathered at the Garden of Remembrance this …


“If there is a willingness from powerful actors to act, they will act”: a debate on the migration crisis

SOFIA hosted a model European Council to discuss the challenges posed by the migrant crisis

On Friday, Trinity’s Society for International Affairs (SOFIA) held a model European Council debate focused on the migration crisis and the challenges it poses. The chair reminded each nation that throughout the debate they must consider the implications Brexit would


“We need stories to change stories”: A discussion on female representation

Herstory marked the beginning of Women’s week in Trinity with an examination of the retelling of history

To celebrate the beginning of Trinity’s Women’s Week, DU History Society, DU Gender Equality Society and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union organized a panel of women to speak on their experiences and work highlighting the contributions of women throughout history.