Thousands of students register to vote on campuses since general election was called

TCDSU say that they have helped register 415 students in the past two days

2,000 students have been registered to vote in the General Elections by Irish Students’ Unions and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) since last Thursday, according to a tweet this evening from USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick. 

Laura Beston, President


USI publishes open letter to stop another student deportation

The letter is addressed to ministers Charlie Flanagan and Mary Mitchell O’Connor

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has published an open letter condemning the impending deportation of Hamza Khan, a Sanctuary Scholar studying at University College Cork (UCC). 

The letter is addressed to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Minister


Trinity claims it was overcharged €300,000 by Dublin City Council

Trinity is being charged because of the planning permission deal for the E3 Learning Foundry

Trinity alleges that they have been overcharged €300,000 by Dublin City Council for the new E3 Learning Foundry. 

Dublin City Council granted planning permission to Trinity for the new development provided that Trinity contributes €744,311 towards public infrastructure and the


Trinity considers first ever pop-up Christmas Market

College calls for student, staff, and alumni participation in the market

Trinity is considering a proposal to organise College’s, first ever pop-up International Christmas Market to aid the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student Assistance Funds. If approved, the market will take place on December 4 2019. 

The event would run alongside the


TCDSU Council vote against supporting the Cut the Rent campaign

All sabbatical officers voted for the motion, other than the TCDSU president, Lauren Beston, who abstained from the vote

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has voted against a motion to mandate the union to support the Cut the Rent movement, following lengthy and heated discussion.

The motion, which was defeated, stated that “the continuing housing crisis disproportionately