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 …


USI, IUA, and THEA call for earlier Leaving Certificate results date

The three third-level bodies were informed that this year’s Leaving Certificate results might not be released until September

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), Irish Universities Association (IUA) and the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA) are calling on the Department of Education to release the 2023 Leaving Certificate results on an earlier date than currently planned. 



TCDSU Council fails to reach quorum

Council was replaced by a town hall discussion meeting, where no motions could be voted on

This evening’s meeting of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has failed to reach quorum.

The meeting instead took the form of a town hall to discuss items on the agenda, but no motions could be voted on.

Motions …


TCDSU Gender Equality Officer demands “trans healthcare now” in campus protest

A handmade trans pride flag was hung from Regent House by members of TCDSU

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Gender Equality Officer Jenny Maguire led a protest demanding “trans healthcare now” at the Front Gate today.

Speaking at the protest, Maguire said that Ireland has the “worst [transgender] healthcare in the EU”. She …


CSC and Trinity Publications chairs propose unprecedented merger

If the proposal is approved by both the CSC and Trinity Publications, the two capitated bodies will form a joint constitution under the new name Trinity College Dublin Societies & Publications (TSP)

The Chair of the Central Societies’ Committee (CSC) and the Chair of Trinity Publications have this evening announced proposed plans to merge the capitated bodies.

In a press release to Trinity News this evening, Chair of the CSC Tom Hegarty


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 …


Students using College Wifi report technical errors when buying Trinity Ball tickets

Communications and Marketing officer Julie Smirnova confirmed that “Trinity Wifi became oversaturated due to a high volume of users accessing it at the same time”

Students using College Wifi were blocked from buying tickets for Trinity Ball on Ticketmaster, according to reports made to Trinity News. They were seen as bots with no prompt to complete a CAPTCHA available.

30 students confirmed to Trinity News …