Your guide to the GSU Presidential candidates

There are two candidates for president in this year’s Graduate Student Union (GSU) election; the current president Shane Collins and Business Mangement student Sibeal Conway. Voting opened today, Wednesday 26 April and will continue until 4pm this Friday. Shane Collins Shane Collins is the current president of the Graduate Students Union and is running for a […]

JCR hustings take place in Trinity Hall

Hustings took place yesterday evening, March 13, in Trinity Hall ahead of the election of the 2017/18 Junior Common Room (JCR) committee. There are eleven positions in total with eight of these up for election; President, Vice President/Treasurer, Secretary, Ents, Welfare, International, Sport and Music. The remaining three positions of Tech, Publications and Communications are […]

USI candidates voted on at TCDSU Council

Candidates running for election to roles in the Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) spoke this evening at Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council. Class representatives were asked to vote on which candidate TCDSU would support at USI Council. The six representatives from TCDSU were mandated to support Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha for Vice President […]

The nitty-gritty of the Northern Irish elections

After months of controversy, the whirlwind political scandal “cash for ash” caused the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly. After ten years of power-sharing between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin, it was a botched energy scheme that caused a decade-long reign to go up in smoke. An election takes place today, March […]

MacPherson and Harty elected in TCDSU elections

Una Harty has been elected Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Communications Officer, while Alice MacPherson will serve as the next Education Officer.   Harty, a third year Nanoscience student, ran unopposed and received 85.3% of the vote to become the union’s next Communications and Marketing Officer. Out of 3,040 valid votes, Harty received 2,592 […]

Jonah Craig elected Ents Officer in TCDSU sabbatical officer elections

Jonah Craig and Dominic McGrath are the first elected officers in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections.   Craig was elected as Entertainment Officer with 82.1% of the vote. Craig received 2,500 first preference votes, with the option to Re-Open Nominations (RON) receiving 446 votes.     Both races for Ents […]

Presidential and Welfare sabbatical roles are the only contested positions in Leadership Race

12 students were announced to be running in the 2017 Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections outside House 6 earlier today with Kevin Keane, Bryan Mallon, and Thomas Emmet running for the role of TCDSU President.   Kevin Keane is a fourth year law student and Deputy Chair of the TCDSU lobby […]

Leadership Race 2017: Candidate Profiles

With the annual election of the Sabbatical Officers of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) only weeks away, the announcement of this year’s candidates was made outside House 6 at 5:30pm today. This year sees contested races in 2 out of the 6 elections, with Education, Entertainment, Communication and Marketing and University Times Editor seeing only […]

Ivana Bacik returned to the Seanad on the thirteenth count

Bacik took 18% of first preference votes, coming second behind fellow incumbent David Norris

VIDEO: Interviews with the 2016 TCD Seanad candidates

We interviewed 14 of the 16 candidates and asked them about topics like fees, abortion, political reform and the environment

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Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan