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 […]

UL votes to support a united Ireland

The University of Limerick Students’ Union (ULSU) has voted to support a stance in favour of a united Ireland. The results were announced today, April 19. With a turnout of 2,166 students, 77.05% students voted in favour of the motion. ULSU are now mandated to lobby the Irish government to hold a referendum on the […]

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 […]

UCD to support Irish reunification after referendum passes

63.1% of students have voted to support University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) adopting a mandate in favour of Irish reunification. 3,325 students were polled on March 7 and 8, with 1,995 voting to support the pro-unity stance.   Agricultural students showed the highest percentage of support, with 77.8% voting “Yes” against 22.2% voting “No.” […]

UCDSU to hold referendum on united Ireland stance

University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) is to hold a referendum on whether the union should adopt a stance in favour of Irish unity. The decision came in the same week as a motion was passed at a Council meeting of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) to hold a preferendum on the same issue.   […]

TCDSU Council votes to hold preferendum to have stance on united Ireland

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has voted to hold a preferendum on taking a stance on supporting the unity of Ireland. The motion was proposed by Naomi Walsh, Junior Sophister Psychology class representative, and seconded by Cornelious Lenthe, Junior Sophister BESS class representative.   The motion read: “Northern Ireland has never been closer to […]

UCDSU will send submission to Citizens’ Assembly following referendum

University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) have sent in a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly advocating for a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment.   The submission follows a referendum held last week, in which UCD students voted against the adoption of a neutral stance by their SU on the issue of abortion. The referendum […]

UCD students vote against SU neutrality on abortion

University College Dublin (UCD) students have voted against the adoption of a neutral stance by their Students’ Union on the issue of abortion. The referendum failed with 64% voting against neutrality and 36% in favour. The failure of the referendum means UCDSU will keep its pro-choice stance that was adopted following a Union Council motion […]

USI and SIPTU team up for workers’ rights campaign

USI are campaigning in partnership with SIPTU for a living wage of €11.45 per hour to be introduced by the next government. USI claims that raising the minimum wage accordingly will “reduce poverty, boost local economies and ensure an inclusive society for all people”. The push for a living wage comes as part of an […]

Sports centre charge to be increased to €120 after passing of second referendum

TCDSU referendum on compulsory charge passed by 88% of the vote.

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