Why Mary McAleese was right to raise LGBT suicide risk


No campaigners are trying to protect themselves from the idea that they are complicit in damaging the mental health of thousands in the coming month.

Labour has not protected ‘core’ welfare rates

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The very notion of “core” welfare rates has its roots firmly in the neoliberal doctrines that the Labour Party have lapped up.

Time for Trinity students to revolt


If the biggest achievement we get from trying to work with college management is to see fewer negative changes, we need to change strategy.

Time for student bodies to get serious about providing alcohol-free spaces

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If student representatives are really serious about preventing alcohol abuse, they need to do more than run campaigns.

What it’s like to be asexual


The lack of awareness about asexuality leaves many feeling just as I once did: broken and wrong.

Privileged men are people too


Feel free to point out instances of undeserved privilege. But please don’t ever say it in a way that makes me feel my privilege is undeserved.

In review: TCDSU 2014-15


As the TCDSU sabbats head into the final weeks of their tenures, our staffers cast a cold eye back on their election manifestos and assess their performances to date.

What Netanyahu’s victory says about Israeli politics


The results of the Israeli election put the final nail in the coffin of the idea that a just peace between Israel and the Palestinians is possible through goodwill.

Everyone on my master’s is awful


My class seems happier to defend straight white men against accusations of racism, homophobia and other intolerance than address uncomfortable prejudices head on.

What I’m really thinking: the final-year student


Everything feels like a special moment when your time in Trinity is drawing to an end.


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