TCDSU discuss lack of funding and long waiting lists for College’s mental health services

A wide range of student issues were discussed openly at the impromptu town hall

Yesterday, members of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) discussed the lack of funding and long waiting lists for mental health supports available to students at College. 

The discussion followed concerns raised by Senior Fresh Philosophy, Political Science, Economics and


Neal Manning withdraws from UT by-election

UT candidate Neal Manning has withdrawn from the race, leaving two candidates left

Neal Manning has withdrawn his name from the by-election for editor of the University Times (UT).

Manning’s withdrawal leaves two candidates left to contest the race, Mairead Maguire and Ailbhe Noonan.

Speaking to Trinity News, Manning explained his withdrawal from …


Local residents object to plans for additional units in Trinity Hall

Objectors claim that the addition of 358 beds will worsen anti-social behaviour in the area

Residents of Dublin 6 have objected to plans to build an additional eight-storey, 358-bed residential block in Trinity Hall (Halls), saying that it will worsen the problem of drunken, disorderly, anti-social behaviour by students in the area.

“Fast track” plans


Global Incident Response Unit established by college to coordinate response to invasion of Ukraine

The newly formed group will work to support students and staff affected by the conflict.

A Global Incident Response Unit has been established in Trinity Global to support students and staff affected by the invasion of Ukraine.

In an email to staff and students, Professor Emma K. Stokes, Vice President for Global Engagement, announced that


Chloe Staunton elected as Welfare & Equality Officer

Staunton earned 66.6% of the vote while her opponent Cúnla Morris earned 28.9%

Chloe Staunton has been elected as the next welfare & equality officer of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) on the first count, securing 66.6% of the vote.

Staunton’s opponent Cúnla Morris received 28.9% of first preference votes, while 4.5% …


Welfare & Equality race: Chloe Staunton wants students to “see what TCDSU can do for you”

The incumbent Disabilities Officer believes “I’m compassionate and approachable enough for this role”

Chloe Staunton is no stranger to the realm of student welfare. Most prominently, she is the incumbent Disabilities Officer of Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU), as well as being a current member of three of the union’s committees: the …


TCDSU passes motion to support TCD PGWA

With the passing of this motion, the union are mandated to “adopt a committed stance” in support of the organisation

Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) has passed a motion to support the TCD Postgraduate Workers Alliance (TCD PGWA) at this evening’s Council meeting.

The motion, which was proposed by Eoghan Ross, vice-chair of TCD PGWA, mandates TCDSU to “adopt