Students for Justice in Palestine fined for protest at Israeli ambassador talk

Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) have been fined €150 following their protest of a talk, organised by the Society for International Affairs (SoFIA), given by the Israeli ambassador to Ireland.   Speaking to Trinity News, Ciaran O’Rourke, one of the founding members of SJP, outlined how he attended two meetings with the Junior Dean, […]

Permission to speak freely, Sir?

When addressing the subject of freedom of speech, there are several quotes to choose from. Voltaire, Churchill and Orwell have all offered their thoughts on the matter, but this article will begin with Benjamin Franklin’s: “Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without […]

GSU Council passes motions supporting UNCRPD and trade unions

Trinity College Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) has passed a number of motions at their most recent Council. One of these motions is to support the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).   The motion was proposed by Ciarán O’Rourke, a PhD student from the English Department. It was […]

Why Trinity should cut research links with pro-apartheid Israeli institutions

Ciaran O’Rourke of the Apartheid-Free Campus Campaign makes the case for boycotting research that contributes to the oppression of the Palestinian people.

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