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Presidential candidate Harry Williams retracts societies promises following complaint

This retraction comes after the CSC took offence to this statement

Harry Williams, a presidential candidate in Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) elections, has retracted one of his main manifesto claims that he will support clubs and societies after the Central Societies Committee (CSC) took offence.

Williams told Trinity News

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SU Elections: Harry Williams wants to break the “SU bubble”

Williams says he wants to be able to be a president that students can “go for a pint” with

Harry Williams, a third year World Religions and Theology student and candidate for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) president, wants to be his “own president”, a “proactive” president, not a reactive one. An anti-establishment candidate, Williams believes the students’ …

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TCD Plastic Solutions launch reusable cutlery lending scheme

Trinity’s reusable crockery and cutlery scheme is being introduced today, in accordance with Trinity’s sustainability initiative

Trinity’s new reusable crockery and cutlery scheme, Envriolend, has been launched today by TCD Plastic Solutions. The pilot scheme is managed by TCD plastic solutions, the same group that initiated a petition for a plastic-free Trinity Ball. 

This scheme is

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TCDSU plan direct action to oppose rent increases

Provisional plans were made for a protest next week to oppose a potential 4% rent increase to all College operated accommodation

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have tonight established working groups to work towards opposing proposed rent increase of 4% to all College operated accommodation, due to be considered by Trinity’s finance committee.

At a townhall meeting held this evening …

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Trinity student Tate Donnelly eliminated from election race in Cavan-Monaghan

The third-year student was eliminated on count 8 in his constituency

Trinity student, Tate Donnelly has failed in his bid to secure a seat in the 33rd Dáil. Donnelly was standing as a Green Party candidate in the Cavan-Monaghan constituency.

Donnelly was the youngest candidate contesting Election 2020. He was eliminated …

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Teaching assistants debate strike at PhD townhall meeting

Tension appeared within the GSU leadership as the union faced criticisms from those in attendance

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PhD students have expressed their anger during a townhall meeting this evening at a decision approved by College’s finance committee to cut the pay of casual staff who work as lab demonstrators.

The decision to cut pay was temporarily reversed …

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TCDSU and Extinction Rebellion TCD join school climate strike

Around twenty Trinity students took to the streets today to support the school climate strike

Representatives of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and Extinction Rebellion TCD joined the school climate strike in Dublin today.

Around twenty Trinity students gathered in front square today at noon before marching to the main site of the protest …

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Taoiseach in Trinity to launch funding for new higher education courses

The funding will be directed at courses perceived to meet the requirements of Ireland’s economy

Taoiseach Leo Vradakar was in Trinity this morning to launch the government’s “Human Capital Initiative”, a fund of €300m to be invested over 5 years in higher education.

The investment is intended to help to develop new undergraduate places and