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TCD Strike 4 Repeal launch stunts across campus

Several banners were dropped in various locations in College this morning

Trinity’s Strike 4 Repeal campaign group held several stunts around campus this morning in advance of this evening’s assembly outside the Dail at 5pm.

Shortly before 9am, the group dropped a banner out the windows of Regent House. The banner

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Up to 25,000 young people in Dublin City may not be registered to vote

The voter registration deadline is November 25.

Up to almost 25,000 young people in Dublin City may not be on the electoral register within days of the voter registration deadline, which is November 25, estimates the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI).

When including the rest of

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Rents reach new all-time high while supply of accommodation continues to drop

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie found that rents increased by 12% in Dublin

  Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that

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USI expresses concern over spending in higher education institutions

There are numerous examples of questionable financial practices within Irish universities

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed concern over the spending of students and taxpayer’s money in higher education institutions, following revelations about the use of finances in colleges across the country, which were outlined in an RTE

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USI candidates voted on at TCDSU Council

Six candidates secured the support of TCDSU’s delegates for the election at the USI Congress

Candidates running for election to roles in the Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) spoke this evening at Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council. Class representatives were asked to vote on which candidate TCDSU would support at USI Council.

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USI to speak at Citizens’ Assembly on the 8th Amendment

The union will present a paper along with 16 other advocacy groups on March 5

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) will be presenting a paper on March 5 to the Citizens’ Assembly. USI, along with 16 advocacy groups, have been chosen to speak at the Citizens’ Assembly. However, USI are the only group

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TCDSU president Kieran McNulty no longer running for USI

The SU president announced on January 24 he would run for the Vice President of Campaigns position

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TCDSU President Kieran McNulty has announced that he will not be running for the Union of Student’s Ireland (USI) Vice President of Campaigns position.

In an email sent to Trinity News, McNulty stated that his decision not to run …

Features

SU Presidential Race: Interview with Bryan Mallon

As the only Presidential candidate not currently involved with the SU, Mallon hopes to be a “bridge between” those inside and outside of the Union

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Bryan Mallon is a Senior Sophister Irish Studies student from Co. Meath. Mallon is the current chairperson of DU GAA and vice-chair of the Fianna Fáil Wolfe Tone Cumann. Mallon frames himself as the “only non-Students’ Union candidate”. Referencing the

Comment, Editorial

Students must show solidarity with Trade Unions

Faced with the growing commercialisation of College, students have no choice but to support industrial action

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For the first time in years Trinity faces the prospect of industrial action. The current impasse between non-academic staff and College could be ended through a negotiated settlement; however, we cannot ignore the important implications of the policies College has

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Trinity College has collected €950,000 in student fines

Statistics collected since 2012, making Trinity the highest fine collector out of the Irish College network

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Trinity College (TCD) has generated almost 950,000 since 2012 from fining students. These were comprised of late library returns, breaches of codes of conduct, late payment of fees, late registration for modules, parking violations and on-campus accommodation.

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