And so, the dust settles on another Irish general election. Or has it? The results of February’s poll means that the Irish electorate could be facing into a prolonged period of political uncertainty. Gone are the days when the “internal …
Pol Soc general election debate: Campaign narrative is adhered to as opposition promise to rectify Fine Gael and Labour’s failures
The event, held on Tuesday in the Swift Theatre, saw the Green Party, Sinn Féin, Social Democrats and AAA/PBP fighting to appeal to students’ social conscience on education funding, climate change and the eighth amendment, while Renua’s Tim Graham stated the topics were less than preferable.
Trinity’s Politics Society held their general election debate involving student party representatives yesterday evening. Young Fine Gael (YFG) , Ógra Fianna Fáil, Labour, Sinn Féin, The Social Democrats and People Before Profit/Anti Austerity Alliance (PBP/AAA) were the parties represented.
Social Democrats’ warning to government parties to “beware the young vote” not reflected in Trinity students’ poll results
While parties such as the Social Democrats are relying on Ireland’s young demographic to challenge government powers, Fine Gael was the most popular party among Trinity students, according to a recent poll.
Social Democrats candidates have warned traditional parties to “beware the young vote” at yesterday’s launch of their youth manifesto.
Rises to the student contribution charge, despite the Labour party’s 2011 manifesto commitment to keeping it at the original rate of …
Candidates continue to announce for Trinity constituency in Seanad election
Ed Davitt is the latest candidate to announce for the Trinity panel.
A student voter’s guide to the general election
Our writers consider the policies of parties old and new in what will be the first election many students are eligible to vote in
Our writers consider the policies of parties old and new in what will be the first election many students are eligible to vote in.
Click on the party names below to view our assessment of them.
Taxation reform and government corruption among main topics discussed at Hist Party Debate
The debate was panelled by five representatives out of the 16 parties running in General Election 2016
The Union of Students in Ireland unveils the ‘Tinder of Politics’
The USI hopes that Smartvote will help students to engage with politics and make a smart choice in the General Election
The Union of Students in Ireland have partnered with Smartvote, a website referred to as ‘the Tinder of politics.’ Smartvote went live today.
The website asks the voter a series of questions on policy areas which include housing, the …