Claire McCabe was the campaign manager for Matthew Taylor’s bid for communications office in last year’s student Union elections and tells of the joys and trials that the position entails.
In the wake of #Pantigate, the Abbey Theatre speech and a debate on homophobia, Rory O’Neill aka Panti Bliss talks to Online Editor Matthew Mulligan.
Elaine McCahill Editor Education is one of the most important roles within the SU but this year sees only one candidate vying for the position. Editor, Elaine McCahill interviews Senior Sophister Katie Byrne on her policies, women within in the SU and her plans for next year assuming she defeats Ron. Senior Sophister, Katie […]
In the student unions, the Welfare Officer is an extremely important job. Perhaps more so than any of the other sabbatical positions, the Welfare Officer is required to be personable, friendly, approachable and a have very specific skill-set. Dan McFadden and Ian Mooney both think they have those qualities and are this years Welfare Candidates.
For seasoned observers of SU elections, the race for Communications Officer is usually the most exciting and unpredictable. PJ Moloney and Samuel Riggs are the candidates this time round, and Eva Short sat down with them to discuss their visions for the future.
Ents is the most hotly contested race this year, at least numerically, with three candidates – Aleksandra Giersz, Finn Murphy, and Ben Ó Mathúin – battling it out for the position. Ents is, regrettably or otherwise, the branch of the SU that (with the exception of Communications perhaps) students have the most contact with. Ents officers command a large budget and control a huge turnover and must possess reasonably sophisticated organisational skills.
Only two candidates remain in this year’s Students’ Union (SU) Presidential race after Neil Cronin left the race last week. James Prendergast sat down with them one last time before the end of the race.
Ireland is one of the few countries in Europe that doesn’t allow absentee balloting. Tommy Gavin investigates We’re Coming Back; a campaign advocating for the rights for emigrants to vote.
Consultants, consultants, everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Orla Ní Dhúill looks at the laky boat that is Irish Water.
Online Editor, Matthew Mulligan, assesses the Trinity graduates disillusioned with party politics who are trying to bring about change in the upcoming local elections.