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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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Students among 30,000 at March for Choice ahead of referendum

Students gathered at 12:30pm in Front Square ahead of today’s 6th Annual March for Choice

Students were among the 30,000 protesters taking part in today’s 6th annual March For Choice, calling for the repeal of the eighth amendment ahead of the abortion referendum scheduled for next May or June.

Speaking to Trinity News prior to …

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An uncivil war?

Sam Cox explores different perspectives on the nature of the debate surrounding the 8th amendment

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“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,

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Review: ‘Someone You Love’ photography exhibition

Shane Kenneally sets the scene of the vibrant event, showcasing pro-choice art, in the Copper House Gallery

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Down the crooked roads which trail off Camden street, I find myself passing an endless stream of quaint brick houses, remnants of Dublin’s Georgian past. The area which surrounds the Copper House Gallery is authentic, antiquated one could say. Smoke

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The Repeal campaign is not without its flaws

“As a woman, I have strong opinions regarding the 8th Amendment, as it is an inherently sexist piece of legislation as it stands. However, also as a woman, I have strong and negative opinions on certain aspects of the campaign.”

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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

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Strong attendance at Campaign Hub launch

Kieran McNulty, TCDSU President launches ‘Campaign Hub’ to help support and coordinate student activism on campus

NEWS

Last night saw the launch of TCDSU’s ‘Campaign Hub’ at the dining hall. There were speakers from various groups and campaigns, introduced by TCDSU President Kieran McNulty, who also spoke. Speakers included representatives from TCDSU Repeal the 8th Committee, Gender …

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Strong student attendance at Repeal march, despite rain and bus strike

20,000 estimated in march to Dail demanding immediate repeal of the 8th amendment

NEWS

A delegation of about 300 students marched today under the USI banner as ‘Students for Choice’ in the annual March for Choice. The students assembled from 12:30 outside House Six from where they proceeded to march to outside the Garden …

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