Eamon Ryan forced to use emergency exit as PWO protest outside lecture theatre

Ryan’s address had already been disrupted by a group of student activists who condemned the government’s policies.


Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan was escorted from the Synge Lecture theatre via an emergency exit to avoid a protest by the Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation (PWO) this afternoon.

Protesting outside the J. M. Synge lecture theatre in the Arts …


Crucial for PhD review to be completed in time for Budget 2024, postgraduate union says

The Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation staged a protest outside the Dáil demanding that the review be completed on time

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Leaders of the Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation (PWO) have said that it is essential that the government review of supports for PhD researchers is completed in time for action to be taken in this year’s budget, as the group staged a …


Multiple student protestor groups removed from Eamon Ryan event following targeted disruption 

The activists condemned government’s climate policies and the Green Party’s support for an end to the eviction ban

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A group of Students4Change, Extinction Rebellion TCD, Time to Act TCD, Connolly Youth Movement and Trinity People Before Profit activists were removed by security from an address by Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan after they disrupted the event by targeting …

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Poll: Majority support for Irish unity among Trinity students, though uncertainty high

It remains difficult to say whether a long-term policy of support for Irish unity would pass in a TCDSU referendum

In a poll conducted last month by Trinity News, 74% of Trinity students who expressed a preference said they would vote in favour of Irish unity if a referendum were held tomorrow, though almost a quarter of students expressed uncertainty.…


Phil debate on “forgiving” Britain disrupted by Irish nationalist demonstrators

A video of the incident has been uploaded to an Instagram page belonging to Óige Réabhlóideach

Yesterday evening’s University Philosophical Society (Phil) debate on the motion “This House Would Forgive the British” was disrupted by a group of Irish nationalist demonstrators.

As Phil Council member Brian Lennon spoke for the proposition, he was interrupted by an …


Students4Change protest “classist” Buttery seating policy in understated demonstration

The group are aiming to pressure College to reverse the Buttery’s policy of kicking out students who bring their own food to the restaurant space

Radical student group Students4Change (S4C) today held a sit-in of the Buttery, while calling on students to boycott the canteen’s catering services between 1pm-2pm.

The group are aiming to pressure College to reverse the Buttery’s policy of kicking out students …


Halls residents still without clean water day after scheduled disruption

Residents have described “cold, brown water” flowing from taps, as well as “freezing cold” showers with poor water pressure.


Residents of Trinity Hall (Halls) have been left without clean water for the second day in a row, following maintenance on the water pumping system yesterday afternoon. There have been reports of low water pressure, as well as complaints of …


Speaker event featuring “homophobic and misogynistic” YouTube star called off due to security concerns

The Muslim Students’ Association, who organised the event, said it believed the decision was “the best course of action to ensure the safety and well-being of all”

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A planned event hosting controversial YouTube star Mohammed Hijab has been cancelled due to security concerns, according to the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA).

The event, which was due to take place tomorrow, had received significant criticism over the past 24 …