Should I have been aborted?

If there were a referendum on the 8th Amendment tomorrow, I would vote to repeal. I believe that access to safe and legal abortion is an important part of a modern society. I do not believe that life starts at conception.   But when did my life begin? Should I be here at all?   […]

Katie Ascough announced UCDSU President

Katie Ascough, a third year Science student specialising Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has won the University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) presidential candidate race with a final total of 1,431 votes.   Three other candidates also ran for the position; Ronán Bartley, Rebecca Hart and Philip Weldon. Second year Business student Weldon placed second in the race with […]

Op-ed: Why you should support the Strike 4 Repeal campaign

12 women travel to England each day to have abortions; safe yet illegal abortion pills are used by thousands of Irish women through services like need abortion Ireland and women on web; the last Irish Magdalene laundry was closed in 1996 in Galway. I’m sure you know these facts already.   The reality of abortion […]

An uncivil war?

“More and more polls indicate that more and more people are saying we have to let it go”   Construction on Pearse Street recently presented a new outlet for voices to be heard. White, blank construction walls lined the busy road, serving as a canvas for any who might avail of it. Options were plenty, […]

The Repeal campaign is not without its flaws

The Repeal the 8th movement has recently brought the issue of abortion to the fore of Irish life. While the right to choose to have an abortion seems fundamental, there is a danger that repealing the 8th Amendment will be seen as the end rather than simply the means to valuing women in society. As […]

Students consider legal action over SU pro-choice mandate

A group of Trinity students have consulted with solicitors about taking legal action against the pro-choice mandate of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).   Speaking to Trinity News, Gavin Rothwell, one of the students concerned, said: “A number of students are currently exploring our legal options regarding how the Students’ Union operates (regarding) the […]

Pro-choice activists to launch video campaign

The group hope to better inform Trinity students of the difference between being “pro-choice” and “pro-abortion”.

Vote yes in the abortion referendum

Matthew Corbally argues that the SU should adopt a pro-choice position.

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