Government to fund free period products for students following TCDSU petition

TCDSU launched a petition in March calling for free period products in all HEIs which reached over 3,000 signatures 

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donovan has announced  funding of €500,000 to provide free period products in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

This follows a petition from Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) launched in …


Breaking: Trinity to work towards total divestment from Israel in unprecedented win for BDS

Trinity encampment protestors have unanimously agreed to accept College’s terms on cutting ties with Israel

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Trinity has agreed to work towards total divestment from Israeli institutions in an unprecedented victory for Trinity Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS).

Trinity encampment protestors, who have camped in Fellows’ Square for five nights, have unanimously agreed to accept College’s


Trinity BDS welcomes College statement, pledges to continue encampment until demands “are met in full”

Demands highlighted include “retroactive amnesty” for student protestors and “the rescinding of the €214,000 bill imposed on the student’s union”


Trinity Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have welcomed the College statement pledging to review its ties to Israeli institutions and have committed to “continuing our peaceful encampment until all of our demands are


Trinity to remain closed to general public from tomorrow as Palestine solidarity encampment continues

College will permit student and staff events to take place and the Sports Centre will reopen from tomorrow

Trinity campus will remain closed to the general public following the Bank Holiday weekend as the encampment in solidarity with Palestine continues in Fellows’ Square. 

In an email to students and staff, College have said that students and staff events


Breaking: Trinity students begin Gaza solidarity encampment on campus

Approximately 60 protestors are currently camping in Fellows Square

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Members of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and Trinity Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (TCD BDS) have set up an encampment on campus, protesting the ongoing genocide in Gaza and calling on College to cut ties with Israel.

Approximately 60


Censure motion against TCDSU president interrupted after mass walkout

EC Chair Conor Casey dismissed council by saying: “This is obviously quite undemocratic”

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A motion of censure against Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President László Molnárfi was interrupted by a mass walkout of his supporters preventing a vote from taking place.

The motion of censure was brought to council by STEM Convenor


IPO: Asylum seeker tents “slashed” by a “hooded and masked” man

Homeless asylum seekers were moved to alternative shelter this morning according to the department

Tents of homeless asylum outside the International Protection Office (IPO) have been “slashed” by a “hooded and masked” man, according to witnesses on the scene. 

Volunteers present at the IPO told Trinity News that the man “threatened” and “pushed” them. 


Bernie Sanders event interrupted by BDS protestors: “It’s not a horror, it’s a genocide”

Gardaí arrived to the event following multiple interruptions by protestors both inside and outside the Exam Hall

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A panel discussion with US Senator Bernie Sanders was interrupted multiple times by protestors demanding he call for a ceasefire in Gaza.

The American senator spoke at the Exam Hall on Front Square in a discussion with Irish journalist Fintan …