UCDSU President Ascough impeached

69% voted in favour of impeachment

Katie Ascough has been impeached as University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) President. Voting took place over the past two days, and 69% voting in favour of impeachment while 31% voted for her to remain as the union’s president.



172 classes did not nominate a class representative

TCDSU class representative elections took place across campus last week

172 classes did not nominate a class representative following the close of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) elections last week. Voting occurred in the Arts Building, Hamilton, James street and D’Olier street. Nominations were closed last week, however following


Referendum for Ascough’s impeachment announced for late October

UCDSU President Katie Ascough faces impeachment following the removal of abortion information from UCDSU’s handbook

A referendum for the impeachment of University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU)  President  Katie Ascoughs  has been called this evening. Voting will take place on October 25 and 26. The petition signed by 1200 students was accepted by the Returning


Students launch petition for impeachment of UCDSU President Katie Ascough

The organisers will start collecting signatures around the UCD campus tomorrow

A group of University College Dublin (UCD) students have started a petition calling for the impeachment of their Student Union President Katie Ascough, following the retraction of information on abortion from the college’s Student Union handbook.

Amy Crean, one of


“Very worrying” — Keane criticises UCDSU President’s removal of abortion information

UCDSU retracts handbooks over illegal abortion content

Kevin Keane criticised the decision made by University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) President Katie Ascough to retract and reprint their Student Union handbook “Winging It In UCD” because of illegal content about abortions. The handbooks were ordered by the …


Joe Biden visits Trinity

The former Vice President of the United States is at Trinity campus today

Joseph Biden, former Vice President of the United States, is visiting Trinity campus. He was in Trinity today to visit the Book of Kells and The Long Room.  Vice provost Chris Morash accompanied him this morning on his visit.