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Roe v Wade: F*ck Morality, this is a war on women

The overturning of abortion rights in the US is a stark reminder of the fragility of progress and existing struggles closer to home

This article contains discussion of sexual assault. 

Progress is fragile, painful, and most importantly, impermanent. This has been an impossible week for anyone who can get pregnant. The overturning of the Roe v Wade ruling by the US Supreme Court

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Concerns over student representation dominate at HEA Bill Townhall

A townhall was held by College today for students and staff, to discuss the drafting of a supplemental charter to the HEA Bill

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Concerns over student representation in College governance dominated the HEA Bill townhall this afternoon.

Student representation on Board risks being halved under the proposed plans. 

An online town hall meeting was held this afternoon to discuss the drafting of a

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Harris publishes plan to reduce student contribution charge

Government has decided that student loans will not form as part of the higher education funding model going forward

This afternoon, Simon Harris published plans by the department to reduce the student contribution charge going forward. 

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris has published a plan to reduce the cost of higher education.

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Trinity law professor accused of murder granted bail on appeal

Diarmuid Rossa Phelan left the High Court “totally in the dark” about his financial situation

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A Trinity law professor accused of murder has been granted bail of €100,000, with the Court of Appeal overturning a previous High Court decision.

President of the Court of Appeal Justice George Birmingham said that Diarmuid Rossa Phelan enjoys the …

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Part-time officers for 2022/23 elected at Council

Other positions elected this evening include Chair of Council, Commissions, three faculty convenors and the chair of Trinity BDS

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The Part-Time Officers (PTOs) in Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) for 2022/23 were elected at Council this evening.

Other positions elected this evening include Chair of Council, Commissions, three faculty convenors and Chair of Trinity Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

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Questions about transparency, accountability and inclusion asked at UT hustings this afternoon

Mairead Maguire and Ailbhe Noonan answered questions about their plans for editorship

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Candidates in the University Times (UT) Editor race fielded questions about transparency, accountability and inclusion from students at hustings this afternoon.

Mairead Maguire, the paper’s current Deputy Editor, and Ailbhe Noonan, Deputy Radius Editor, are contesting the race. The event

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Three candidates to contest UT Editor election

The position will be contested by Mairead Maguire, Neal Manning and Ailbhe Noonan

Three candidates are to contest the University Times (UT) editor election for the 2022/23 Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical team. 

The students running for the position are Mairead Maguire, Neal Manning and Ailbhe Noonan. This is the second

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College offers supports to Ukrainian students and students currently in Russia amid ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine

There are currently 18 Trinity students in Russia and no Trinity students in Ukraine

College has outlined supports on offer to Ukrainian Trinity students and 18 Trinity students on exchange in Russia in an email to staff and students today.

Provost Linda Doyle has informed the College community that there are no Trinity students

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Referendum on TCDSU constitutional reform postponed

Union Forum and the sabbatical team opposed voting on the proposed constitution in its current form

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has voted against putting a proposed new version of its constitution to referendum. The motion was proposed by Yannick Goster, USC Representative and seconded by Zöe Cummins, STEM Convenor.

Gloster cited the union’s …

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TCDSU to support campaign to rename the Berkeley library

A motion passed at Council this evening mandates TCDSU to support the current “Rename the Berkeley Library” petition and lobby College to change the name

Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) is now mandated to support the Rename the Berkeley Library campaign, following the passing of a motion at this evening’s Council.

The motion mandates the TCDSU President to lobby College to change the library’s