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It’s time for Trinity students to act on BDS

Aislinn Shanahan Daly argues in support of a vote for the SU to boycott Israel

On Tuesday November 21 2017 a motion was passed at SU council to boycott Aramark on campus. Aramark run a catering service called Westland Eats, which operate food outlets in the Hamilton. Aramark are also involved in running catering and

News

Trinity students join direct provision demonstration

Students met in Front Square before walking to the Garden of Remembrance

Trinity students joined the End Direct Provision demonstration today, meeting in Front Square, and marching to the Garden of Remembrance to join a crowd of over 250 people.

A large number of groups including Unite against Racism (UAR), Movement of

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Trinity students to launch boycott campaign against Westland Eats caterer

The boycott of Aramark relates to the company’s relationship with three direct provision centres.

Asylum Archive

A group of Trinity students are starting a campaign to boycott the Aramark company,which is the College-appointed food caterer for Westland Eats in the Hamilton building, due to its connection to direct provision centres.

The campaign is using

Features

Conflicting interests on the road to sanctuary

When will Trinity College become a University of Sanctuary, improving the accessibility of third-level education for refugees?

The state exams have come to an end. Teenagers wander as they await results day, the day that will decide how they spend the next three or four years. Regardless of the outcome, for most of them it is one

Comment

We should become the nation of a hundred thousand welcomes

Neasa Candon reflects on how our Irish identity of welcoming others and overcoming suffering are at odds with the truth, and how we can reconcile them in the future

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

Life

Panel Discussion on Political Activism

The Burke Sessions, in association with TCDSU Lobby Group, host a panel discussion on political activism in Ireland today

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

Life, News

What is Direct Provision and why must it end?

Trinity PBP and TCDSU came together to host founding member of United Against Racism, Memet Uludag, to speak about why the Direct Provision scheme in Ireland must be abolished.

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

Comment, Editorial

If we are concerned about our society’s future, now is the time to act

Caught between the plight on either side of the Atlantic, the direction Ireland decides to take when it comes to immigration policy needs to be kept in focus

OP-ED
“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

Features

Another Brick in the Wall

In conversation with the Irish Refugee Council, Kelly McGlynn looks at how access to education for those in Direct Provision has improved since the publication of the McMahon report in 2015.

FEATURES

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

Features

Our next great shame?

Following a recent visit to the Direct Provision centre in Mosney, Stacey Wrenn provides us with an insight into the difficult existence of those in the asylum system

FEATURES

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

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