Controversy at USI congress as delegate is removed for abortion vote

A delegate from Queen’s University, Belfast, to the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) National Congress has been barred from further participation in the Congress after voting against the union’s position on the issue of abortion.

Elaine McCahill elected Editor of Trinity News 2013/’14

Rónán Burtenshaw Editor   Elaine McCahill, Editor-at-Large of Trinity News 2012/’13, has been elected Editor of Trinity News for the 2013/’14 year and 60th volume. Elaine has previously edited TCD Miscellany (2011/’12) and also served as Secretary on this year’s Publications committee. She met the election criteria, having previously served in a position in a […]

After threat of legal action, University Times retracts articles and apologises to David Quinn

    Ian Curran News Editor   The University Times, the newspaper of the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union, was forced to retract two of its articles, print an apology and a reply, and pay legal costs, after being threatened with legal action. The newspaper was accused of defaming Mr David Quinn, a founding member […]

Election for the next editor of Trinity News!

The election for the next editor of Trinity News takes place on Wednesday, March 20th. Get your applications in!

Shot in the arm for Trinity Ball as the Vaccines join line-up

Ents Officer promises students to be “blown away” by line-up as The Vaccines and Bastille are announced to play at Trinity Ball 2013.

University Times threatened with legal action over Iona Institute articles

Trinity newspaper threatened with legal action by conservative Catholic think-tank after publishing two critical articles.

College backs down in redundancy dispute

Ronan Burtenshaw Editor Year-long industrial dispute approaches resolution as Trinity agrees to re-hire staff Move comes after intervention of Department of Education and threat of action by union;  IFUT: issue not closed until three workers have “acceptable” deals College authorities have backed down in the long-running industrial dispute over staff redundancies in Trinity and begun […]

Budget 2013 to raise student contribution fee by €250

Maintenance grant and student assistance fund likely to be spared; Fees up 333% in a decade, 278% since 2009

CSC bars Duges pro-choice stance, clarifies remit

Trinity News reports on the outcome of Monday’s meeting between the CSC and Duges, in which it was established that Duges could not hold a pro-choice position but could undertake what the society Chair describes as “a good level” of activity.

CSC bars Gender Equality Society from pro-choice position, suspends political activities

Duges prohibited from “espousing corporate opinion” on political issues; CSC maintain specific objection to pro-choice and pro-life societies in College; discussions about TCDSU referendum to institute long-term policy on abortion.


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