Simon Harris: “I don’t believe that the current student accommodation policy is adequate.”

Speaking at a press conference on the launch of Trinity’s new disability hub, the Minister spoke on the wider issue of access to education

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris welcomed the opening of a new disability hub in Trinity.

In an address, he said that College is “leading the way” for inclusion across the education sector, as …


USI say late Leaving Certificate results will have a significant “negative impact”

The statement follows yesterday’s announcement that results will be released on September 2

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has said that the late release of Leaving Certificate results will have a “negative impact” on new third-level students.

The national union for third-level students welcomed government’s clarification of when Leaving Certificate results …


Students can now earn €2,000 more without affecting SUSI grant

Third-level students can now earn more money over the summer without affecting their SUSI grant

Students availing of the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) grant will be able to earn more money over the holidays without affecting their grant status. 

The maintenance grant is also set to increase by €200 from September.

Government has announced


Free public Wi-Fi to be implemented in Dublin city

The announcement follows successful trial run as part of Dublin City Council’s Smart Dublin strategy

A free public Wi-Fi system is set to be rolled out to more than 150 access points across Dublin city, after successful trials at Bernardo Square, Dame Street and the City Council’s amphitheater.

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) OpenRoaming system …


Dublin Pride ends media partnership with RTÉ over platforming of “anti-trans rhetoric”

RTÉ responded to Dublin Pride’s announcement in a statement this morning


Dublin Pride has announced the end of their media partnership with RTÉ, citing the platforming of “anti-trans rhetoric” on Joe Duffy’s Liveline on RTÉ Radio 1.

Dublin Pride said it has worked with RTÉ over the last three years to …


The Storming of Connolly House

A group of activists took over 12-14 Eden Quay on the first of May in protest against direct provision and the housing crisis

On Wednesday May 18, in front of 12-14 Eden Quay, also known as Connolly House, amongst republican songs and fiery speeches, an official statement was read out by representatives of the Revolutionary Workers Union Council (RWUC). They announced their intention


Concerns over student representation dominate at HEA Bill Townhall

A townhall was held by College today for students and staff, to discuss the drafting of a supplemental charter to the HEA Bill

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Concerns over student representation in College governance dominated the HEA Bill townhall this afternoon.

Student representation on Board risks being halved under the proposed plans. 

An online town hall meeting was held this afternoon to discuss the drafting of a