The eve of St. Patrick’s Day saw Social Democrats Counsellor Gary Gannon launch the second issue of the international magazine, Trinity Frontier. In opening his address, Gannon joked about the great task ahead of him: a local politician, whose daily activities revolve around housing and potholes, asked to discuss the global issues facing us […]
On Monday evening, the College Historical Society, in association with the newly founded TCDSU Lobby Group, hosted a panel discussion on Political activism. The event was a part The Burke Sessions a series of panel discussions run by a subcommittee of the Hist. Annabel O’Rourke gave an intro to the event and highlighted the […]
“We cannot polish DP – we have to end it.” -Lassane Ouedraogo, Africa House. By now, those of us outside the Irish immigration system are slowly beginning to become aware of its shortcomings. TN has talked to the Irish Refugee Council on what has been accomplished and what remain as barriers for those under Direct […]
The McMahon report of 2015, commissioned by the last government, made several recommendations for improvements that could be made to the protection process and the system of Direct Provision. While the core issue for the working group was the length of time applicants spent in the protection process, access to education was an issue that […]
Over 3,000 students will walk through Front Square during Fresher’s Week and feel the mix of excitement and anxiety that college life brings for the first time. Friends will be made and library fines will add up, but there is one girl who should be getting ready for third year that the state […]
Ireland to date has only managed to meet 7.8% of its promised refugee resettlement quota. The Irish Refugee Protection Programmes (IRPP) was established in September 2015 in response to the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. The Department of Justice and Equality has described the IRPP as a multi-faceted approach towards the international protection […]
Staff target asylum seekers in direct provision centres, Irish Refugee Council CEO says.
Naoise Dolan discusses state and church complicity in the Tuam infant burial scandal.
Referendum could result in first SU policy on asylum rights. Campaign signatures gathered on campus in hours.