Take Back Trinity is a response to many deeper issues in Irish universities, which remain unsolved
The last month has been a turning point in Trinity, and perhaps student politics nationally. Undergraduate, international, and postgraduate students united to undertake the most radical student action in over a decade, successfully winning on all our demands.
After years …
The preferendum points to deeper political and structural problems for TCDSU and College generally
Students going to the polls to vote in this year’s sabbatical elections will be asked to vote in a non-binding preferendum with not one, two or three – but five options. Students are being asked what stance the Students’ Union …
Bhargav beat Laura Matthews and Shonottra Kumar to win the election
Madhav Bhargav has been elected Vice-President of Trinity College Dublin Graduate’s Student Union (GSU).
The total valid poll was 502, with Bhargav receiving 288 votes on the second count which amounted to 48.2% of the total. Laura Matthews received 28.9%, …
Collins beat Sibeal Conway to win the election
Shane Collins has been re-elected President of Trinity College Dublin Graduate’s Student Union (GSU).
The total valid poll was 525 with Collins receiving 326 votes, amounting to 62.09% of the total. The other candidate, Sibeal Conway, received 199 votes, amounting …
Late night Luas works around Steine Island have been delayed after lobbying
Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and College have successfully lobbied to stop night-time Luas works near Botany Bay until May 14. On April 22, TCDSU President Kieran McNulty announced in an On-Campus Accommodation Facebook group that he had seen …
Foley was elected last night at the Trinity News AGM
Michael Foley, current assistant editor of Trinity News, has been elected editor of the paper for the 2017/18 academic year, the 64th volume.
Michael was previously comment editor and deputy sports editor. He is a third year Law and Political …
The refund is the result of a deal made with company Plynk
Trinity Ents has announced that all Trinity Ball ticket holders will be refunded €7 from the original price of €87, due to a new sponsorship deal. In a Facebook post, Trinity Ents said: “As a thank you to everyone who …
SIPTU members in College have voted today to strike over conditions and contractual problems
SIPTU members of non-academic staff have voted to strike, having been balloted over the last two weeks. Out of a total valid poll of 551 votes, 395 voted in favour of strike action with 148 votes against. A second ballot …
A wide variety of societies were awarded at the event
The annual Central Societies Committee (CSC) society of the year awards, held in the O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel, saw Cumann Gaelach win “Best Large Society,” followed by an impromptu singing of Amhrán Na BhFiann by those in the audience.
A variety …
TCDSU Council is to give Bashana Abeywardena, Sri Lankan refugee and journalist €6,000
A motion, proposed by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty and seconded by Ents Officer Padraic Rowley has mandated the union to give €6,000 to Scholar at Risk, Bashana Abeywarden, to help cover his fees and …