David McWilliams at Trinity Economic Forum: ‘Ultimately, higher education will be privatised’

Deputy News Editor, James Prendergast reviews the 2014 Trinity Economic Forum and discusses academic privatisation with David McWilliams.

Sinead O’Connor speaks to the Hist

Eva Short reports on the Hist debate, “That This House believes the Catholic Church can be salvaged”, featuring Sinead O’Connor, Jerry Buttimer, Fr Tony Flannery and Michael Nugent.

Presidential candidates hesitant to discuss abortion issue

In the lead-up to this week’s abortion referendum, SU presidential candidates, Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne and Jasper Pickersgill, have both been hesitant to align themselves with a particular side of the debate.

Chair of DUGES criticises candidate for frat involvement

The chair of the Dublin University Gender Equality Society, Oilbhe Cahill Reid, has expressed disapproval of the SU candidacy of Jasper Pickersgill, a former member of Theta Omicron, the elite Zeta Psi fraternity’s Dublin branch.

Student nurses protest against “training” wage of €6.49 an hour

James Prendergast Deputy News Editor The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched its “Everybody Loves Nurses” campaign against the reduction in starting salary of graduate nurses by ¤4,000 to ¤22,000 and the payment of below minimum wage salaries to nurses on their final year work placements. The campaign began with a demonstration outside […]

Pav manager denies closure claims

Pro-choice campaign manager responds to open letter

Students threaten to leave SU over abortion issue

Scholars in controversy over refusal to stand for Latin prayers

Scholars called to Junior Dean for refusing to stand during commons, raising concerns over role of faith in Irish education.

Wednesday afternoon classes could be scrapped

Senior Lecturer Patrick Geoghegan has suggested that ‘Trinity Wednesdays’ could see an end to afternoon classes so that students will have more time to participate in clubs and societies.


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