What is Direct Provision and why must it end?

This Thursday, March 9, saw a discussion entitled “Direct Provision- Why It Must End” being held in a spacious seminar room in Áras an Phiarsaigh. The event was a collaborative one between Trinity People Before Profit and TCDSU. The sole speaker of the afternoon was Memet Uludag, a founding member of United Against Racism, a […]

UCD to support Irish reunification after referendum passes

63.1% of students have voted to support University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) adopting a mandate in favour of Irish reunification. 3,325 students were polled on March 7 and 8, with 1,995 voting to support the pro-unity stance.   Agricultural students showed the highest percentage of support, with 77.8% voting “Yes” against 22.2% voting “No.” […]

Campaigning starts in preferendum on Irish reunification

Campaigning in the Irish reunification preferendum officially started at 9am this morning. The campaigning period will last three days, March 9, 10 and 13, before voting on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. Voters will decide what stance, if any, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) should take on the issue of a united Ireland. […]

Cumann Gaelach wins best large society at CSC awards

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 of societies were celebrated for their achievements over the past year, with Joseph O’Gorman (pictured below), […]

Inspiring and empowering feminism: “We Should All Be Feminists” screening & panel

Today, Wednesday March 8, is International Women’s Day. To celebrate women and the feminist movement, Trinity’s Global Room held a screening of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s influential TEDx Talk “We Should All Be Feminists”, followed by a short panel discussion.   Chiamamanda is a renowned Nigerian author whose books have been translated into several different languages […]

UCC Students’ Union votes to support Irish reunification

  UCC Students’ Union has become the second Students’ Union in Ireland to vote in favour of supporting the reunification of the country. It will join NUI Galway Students’ Union in calling on the Irish government to hold a referendum on the issue.   The referendum was held following the efforts of the Yes2UnityUCC campaign […]

This Woman’s Work: a panel discussion on women in the music industry

On Tuesday evening, March 7,  DU Alternative Music Society (DUAMS) hosted an all-female panel of musicians and music industry professionals to discuss the role of women is the music industry. The panelists included Faye O’Rourke (Little Green Cars), MayKay (Fight Like Apes), Jess Kav (BARQ), Angela Doogan (CEO First Music Contact) and Nadine O’Regan (DJ […]

Experimental and traditional mix at annual VisArts exhibition

TCD Visual Arts Society launched their End of Year Exhibition on Monday March 6th, in the modern and artistically active Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. This year’s opening night featured a performance from the Trinity Belles and an afterparty in Pacino’s Restaurant and Bar. The exhibition is distributed between four floors, each comprising of a […]

TCDSU Council Round-up

The sixth Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) took place this evening in the Stanley Quek theatre in TBSI.   A strategy for providing support for off-campus students was passed tonight by TCDSU. The strategy plans to address issues based around three central issues; financial hardship, representation and support, and tackling isolation.   Proposals include […]

USI candidates voted on at TCDSU Council

Candidates running for election to roles in the Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) spoke this evening at Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council. Class representatives were asked to vote on which candidate TCDSU would support at USI Council. The six representatives from TCDSU were mandated to support Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha for Vice President […]

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Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Clare McCarthy
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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan