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 […]

Hustings on Irish reunification preferendum takes place

The hustings on the Irish reunification campaign took place today at 2pm on the Dining Hall steps. Campaigning in the referendum started on March 9, with voting in the preferendum taking place tomorrow and Wednesday, March 14 and 15.   Two campaigns have begun within Trinity from groups supporting neutrality and reunification. The unity group […]

CSC issues warning about use of societies’ Twitter accounts in SU elections

The Central Societies Committee (CSC) has issued an email warning to societies about using social media relating to the societies to engage in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical elections.   The email, seen by Trinity News, read: “It has been brought to the attention of the CSC that society Twitter accounts have been […]

Candidates take to stage in Equality and Diversity hustings

All 12 candidates in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections took to the stage in the Equality and Diversity hustings in the MacNeill theatre in the Hamilton tonight. Hosted by Síona Cahill, Vice President for Equality and Citizenship at the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), and Conor Clancy, former TCDSU […]

First ever joint Trinity News and University Times hustings takes place

The first ever media hustings, co-hosted by Trinity News and the University Times, took place tonight in the Lloyd Institute. The second hustings of the election campaign for the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer positions saw the twelve candidates – in the races of President, Welfare, Education, Entertainment, Communications and Marketing and the University […]

Piranha and Ents kick off first Hustings

Last night, Tuesday February 14, saw The Button Factory hosted a highly entertaining event centred around a Piranha-style Hustings. This took place as an aftermath of the election campaign’s first official hustings at the end of the Fifth Student Council earlier that evening. The stage was set for comedy, as the “uneasy alliance of the […]

Candidates try to distinguish themselves at University Times and An Cumann Gaelach hustings

Tuesday afternoon saw the mass migration of the SU election machine to the Paccar Theatre of the Science Gallery, where the fifteen sabbatical candidates and their supporters had assembled for the second hustings of the 2016 Leadership Race

Leadership Race 2016: Candidates take to the Dining Hall steps in first hustings of the year

The rain didn’t keep away candidates or supporters, though there was a lack luster feel to the whole affair

USI #MakeASmartVote hustings roadshow comes to Trinity

Students issued questions, but lack of manifestos meant no concrete answers

Leadership Race 2016: Student’s Union and Electoral Oversight Commission announce hustings arrangements

For the first time Trinity News will host a hustings, in conjunction with Trinity QSoc

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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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Clare McCarthy
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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