Education Race: Through policy and engagement, Eoghan Gilroy wants to “take the union out of House 6”

The AHSS convenor hopes to “take a sledgehammer” to the insular institution of TCDSU

This year’s Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) education race sees two experienced candidates running against each other for the union’s second most senior position. Running against Deputy STEM Convenor Sé Ó hEidhin, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (AHSS) Convenor …

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TCDSU and political alignment

Your guide to TCDSU’s political alignment and its future

Over the past weeks there has been much discussion surrounding Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and its policy regarding political affiliation. This discussion has stemmed from some students’ calls for an apolitical union and resulted in a failed vote


Migrant solidarity protest takes place on O’Connell street

Hundreds attended the solidarity march today in the wake of the Dublin riots last Thursday

A protest in solidarity with migrants has taken place today on O’Connell Street. 

The event was organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) and saw hundreds of workers from different sectors in attendance.

The event saw short speeches


Third-level fees to be reduced in Budget 2024

Families on incomes less than €100,000 will pay €1,500, while others will pay €2,000, representing a decrease of at least 33%

Budget 2024 has seen Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe announce a reduction in the student contribution fee for third-level students.


All students will receive a once-off reduction of at least €1,000 in their fees. The reduction goes


PWO denies claims of electoral misconduct alleged by TCDSU

TCDSU has rebuffed the PWO’s statement today, maintaining that PWO engaged in a “breach of election regulations”


The TCD Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation (PWO TCD) has denied claims of  electoral misconduct and harassment made by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).

Yesterday, TCD PWO claimed voters had been turned away from ballot boxes at TCDSU’s postgraduate committee elections,


“Our Unions are ready to escalate”: USI stages protest calling on government to use “rainy day” fund for third-level students

Trinity students’ absences are excused today as a “mark of solidarity” with student’s demands

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Today, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) staged a demonstration calling on government to use its €65bn “rainy day” fund to tackle the student accommodation crisis and the cost of going to college.

This coincides with the USI pre-budget