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Trinity Professor Patrick Geoghegan hired as Taoiseach’s speechwriter

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hired Professor Patrick Geoghegan, a Historian at Trinity College, to assist him in speechwriting, research and other issues. Prof. Geoghegan is on sabbatical in Trinity College and will be given a leave of absence to join

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Coalition to Repeal the Eighth demonstrate at Central Bank

Following Varadkar’s announcement of a referendum on the 8th Amendment in 2018, Pro-Choice supporters took to the streets to demand a change in Ireland’s abortion laws

 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

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TCDSU President Kieran McNulty calls on Minister Varadkar’s immediate reform of Back to Education Allowance Support

In an open letter, McNulty condemns the Department of Social Protection’s decision to declare homeless single mother and prospective TCD student Erica Fleming ineligible for the welfare support

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This week Irish media and TCD President Kieran McNulty have called on the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, to revoke the Government’s recent reforms to the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) and the Family Income Allowance for ‘One-Parent Families’.…

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Trinity has previously been used for talks by those with power, and those seeking it

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael’s talks aren’t the first time that College has played host to warring sides hoping to come to a compromise

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The cobblestones of Front Square this week played host to a menagerie of journalists, television cameras and inquisitive onlookers as Fine Gael and Fianna Fail came to College to hammer out an agreement for the formation of a government.

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Listen up, Leo

Caoimhe Brennan sheds valuable light on the harsh reality of dealing with mental illness, and the HSE’s inability to provide adequate treatment

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“Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” When I first heard Donal Walsh say this, the sixteen year old boy from Kerry, who sadly died of cancer in 2013, I cried. He was battling cancer and I was

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Minister for Health notes that abortion legislation should take into account “long term health of the mother”

Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar speaks to Trinity politics society on his experience of being in government and of the marriage equality campaign as well as answering questions on a wide range of topics including the abortion debate

NEWSThis evening TD and minister for health Dr Leo Varadkar visited Trinity Politics Society to give his personal experience of being in politics as well as his opinion on a wide range of issues. Dr Varadkar is the most senior …

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