Coalition to Repeal the Eighth demonstrate at Central Bank

 The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment held a rally in Dublin city centre today in demonstration of their wish for an “immediate referendum to repeal the eighth amendment”.     Meeting outside Central Bank on Dame Street, similar rallies were held in Galway, Cork and Kerry. With over 1000 people registered as “going” on […]

Botany Bay Luas works halted until May 14

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and College have successfully lobbied to stop night-time Luas works near Botany Bay until May 14. On April 22, TCDSU President Kieran McNulty announced in an On-Campus Accommodation Facebook group that he had seen the work programme “for the next 5 weeks, and it is substantial”.   McNulty went on […]

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, was sent by the Deputy Israeli Ambassador Orli Weitzman the day before the most […]

Motion for S2S paid intern program passed at SU Council

A motion to fund a paid Student2Student internship program was passed tonight by the Council of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). It had been proposed by the Union’s Forum. The motion had previously been put forward as a discussion item at the previous meeting of Council.   This original proposal suggested a two year […]

TCDSU pledges to help students affected by Luas works noise

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has pledged a number of measures to support students living on campus who have been affected by the ongoing noise of the Luas construction works.   In a statement released this evening, TCDSU said: “We had not been told of the last three weeks of Luas works and we […]

College announces sudden cancellation of Trinity Ball

College has announced that the upcoming Trinity Ball, due to take place this Friday April 7, has been cancelled. In a statement released to Trinity News today, Provost Patrick Prendergast said: “Unfortunately I must announce the cancellation of this year’s Trinity Ball due to reasons beyond our control.”   Much to the disappointment of Dublin’s […]

88% vote in favour of new student centre

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have voted in favour of a new student centre. The result was announced just after 6pm today. The total poll was 1,304 with 18 spoiled votes. 1,146, 88%, voted in favour of the student centre, while 140, 11%, voted against.   The two-day campaign period in the referendum on a […]

Voting begins for Student Centre referendum

  The two-day campaign period in the referendum on a new student centre has finished today, with voting taking place tomorrow and Thursday. Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) are proposing to build a €6.7m student centre for the college, covering 1,000m2.   The referendum proposes implementing a levy of €30 per year on each student […]

TCDSU votes to stay neutral on Irish reunification

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has voted to remain neutral on the issue of a united Ireland. The result was announced by Education Officer Dale Ó Faoilleacháin on the doorstep of House 6. Out of a turnout of 2,157 students, 1,184 voted in favour of TCDSU remaining neutral on the issue, while 927 voted for the […]

Panel Discussion on Political Activism

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 of the Hist.   Annabel O’Rourke gave an intro to the event and highlighted the […]

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