Doyle: Trinity is “looking at rapid testing” to get students back on campus by September

Doyle emphasised the need for “clarity” from the government in order for College to “plan and move forward in a constructive way” to get students back on campus

In an interview with Bryan Dobson on RTÉ Radio 1 this afternoon, Provost Elect Professor Linda Doyle said that there is more that universities can do to get students back on campus, including rapid testing. 

“There’ll be students now who


Climate, equality and workers’ rights raised to provost candidates at GSU hustings

The GSU has four votes to cast as part of the 800-strong electorate

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Equality and diversity were at the front of postgraduate students’ concerns as they put questions to the candidates running to be Trinity’s next provost this evening.

At a hustings hosted by the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU), Professors Linda Doyle, Linda


Provost candidates agree on necessity to analyse staff contracts at IFUT hustings

In a hustings hosted by IFUT, the three candidates for provost were questioned on issues regarding precarious contracts, the representation of women and whether the process of electing a new provost is “democratic”

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The three candidates for provost were questioned this evening by Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) Chairperson John Walsh, in a hustings hosted by the IFUT. This hustings allowed each candidate to speak more specifically about their policies regarding Trinity


USI candidates campaign for Trinity students’ votes at digital hustings

The candidates were questioned on a range of national issues

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Trinity’s Megan O’Connor and Muireann Nic Corcráin were among candidates running in the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) elections who faced questions this evening from students at a hustings hosted by Trinity College Dublin’s Students Union (TCDSU).

In each


Calls for Government action as students gather at virtual “Education for All” protest

Following a protest hosted by USI this afternoon, students took to Twitter to call for government support in reducing student fees and making higher education more accessible


This afternoon, over 200 students across Ireland joined a virtual protest hosted by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) via Zoom to protest student fees in Ireland. 

Conducted entirely virtually, students participating in the protest were asked to Tweet


TCDSU members launch USI election campaigns

Current Education Officer Megan O’Connor, ENTs Officer Hugh McInerney and former Oifigeach na Gaelige Muireann Nic Corcráin launch USI election campaigns

The current Education and Ents Officers of Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) have launched Union of Students (USI) Ireland election campaigns. 

Education Officer Megan O’Connor is running for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs while Ents Officer