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Kevin Keane’s focus on Repeal is killing student activism

Kevin Keane’s cynical focus on Repeal has come at the expense of improving student life

In many ways, the “Fresh” debacle is typical of TCDSU’s actions this year. Every student received a self-congratulatory email implementing a change that no one seems to have wanted, and with Kevin Keane’s name conspicuously at the bottom of the

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The bloated egos of student politics

For many, student politics is nothing more than a parade of self-centredness

There are, as ever, many confusions to be found in student politics. The emerging confusion, however, is best embodied by the self-interested individual: the person who waves the flag for political virtue, but whose every action suggests that they are

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TCDSU launch partnership with Offbeat Donuts

Offbeat Donuts will be selling donuts in the Students Union (SU) shop in House 6 from Monday of Freshers Week

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has launched a partnership with Offbeat Donuts which will see a donut stand in the SU shop in House 6 from Monday of Freshers Week.

Speaking of the partnership, Communications and Marketing Officer Úna

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Rents reach new all-time high while supply of accommodation continues to drop

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie found that rents increased by 12% in Dublin

  Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that

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The great divide in our students’ union

The proposal and failure of a motion on BDS at the last Congress both show up the weaknesses of TCDSU

Only class reps can vote, but anyone can go to an SU monthly congress, and they are fascinating things. Speeches for or against motions can only be about 2 minutes long. For the motion to support BDS at the most …

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Israeli embassy sent letter pressuring TCDSU over boycott motion

The Israeli embassy in Ireland sent a letter to the current Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty warning against passing a recent motion concerning Israel at the most recent TCDSU Council.

 

The letter, seen by Trinity News,

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TCDSU President-elect Kevin Keane in controversy after speaking against Israel boycott

Students for Justice in Palestine allege that Keane has broken a pledge made during election campaign

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President-elect Kevin Keane has broken a pledge he made during the sabbatical officer election campaign to advocate for an economic and academic boycott of Israel in Trinity. On February 16, following the joint Trinity

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We must be a community

President-Elect Kevin Keane lays out his vision for the Students’ Union in the coming year

A strong sense of community is vital for an enjoyable college experience. Lectures and assignments are important, but it is your experience of community that will make you drag yourself out of bed in the morning, and it is the

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Kevin Keane elected as TCDSU President on first count

Bryan Mallon came second in the vote, while Thomas Emmet was third

Kevin Keane, a fourth year Law student, has been elected President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) on the 1st count.

Out of a valid poll of  votes, Keane received 1,584 first preferences, amounting to 51.9 % of the

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