Leadership Race 2016: Candidates take to the Dining Hall steps in first hustings of the year

The rain didn’t keep away candidates or supporters, though there was a lack luster feel to the whole affair

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Sinead Baker was first to take to the stage. She said that she got involved in UT because she “loves this college and wants to publicise everything that happens in it”, and highlighted her experience in UT as …

IFUT calls on Fine Gael and Labour to address crisis in third-level funding and places

Meanwhile the USI has released a statement calling on the government to avoid holding an election on a Thursday

NEWSThe Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) has called on the Fine Gael and Labour to announce proposals to address the mounting crisis in third-level education, ahead of the announcement of this year’s general election.

In a press release IFUT

The 5 on Friday: consent workshops, worsening TA conditions, USI hustings, and more

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USI holds General Election hustings in Trinity

Labour’s Joanna Tuffy, senator Gerard Craughwell, Direct Democracy Ireland’s Cormac McKay, Fine Gael’s Barry Ward, Sinn Fein’s Louise O’Reilly, Fianna Fail’s Charlie McConalogue, Social Democrat’s Gary Gannon, the Green Party’s Roderic O’Gorman and …


Irish media has painted TCDSU’s consent project as latest diatribe against men

Cynical articles which pretend workshops are only for straight men fuel anger towards the idea


The news that TCDSU has decided to bring in mandatory (although participants can leave as soon as it starts) workshops on sexual consent has reached official Ireland. And just like clockwork the traditional Irish media response is one of ridicule …

USI #MakeASmartVote hustings roadshow comes to Trinity

Students issued questions, but lack of manifestos meant no concrete answers


The Union of Students in Ireland this evening brought their general election hustings to the Robert Emmet theatre. After similar events in UCC and NUIG, Trinity played host to a selection of representatives from across the political spectrum. Labour’s Joanna …

College posts tender for demolition of Oisín House

Elements of the Printing House are also to be demolished according to the tender


College on Thursday posted a tender for the demolition of the Oisín House Building, along with parts of the Printing House, storage spaces by the Pearse Street gate and numerous walls within the site as part of its €52 million …


TCD Muslim Students’ Association criticised in Council of Ex Muslims of Britain publication

Trinity is one of three institutions looked at by the publication, the others being Goldsmiths University and the University of Warwick

NEWSTrinity College Dublin Muslim Students’ Association (TCDMSA) has come under fire by the Council of Ex Muslims of Britain (CEMB) organisation. The group has issued a publication entitled A Case Study of Islamism on Campus, which criticises TCDMSA alongside groups …


Leadership Race 2016: Student’s Union and Electoral Oversight Commission announce hustings arrangements

For the first time Trinity News will host a hustings, in conjunction with Trinity QSoc


Trinity College Student’s Union today announced the hustings for this year’s Leadership Race. For the first time, Trinity News with host a hustings, in association with Trinity QSoc on Thursday February 11.

The traditional Dining Hall hustings is the first …

The 5 on Friday: party debates, MBAs, College admin failures and gladiator skeletons

Five of this week’s top news stories delivered in clickable, bite-sized chunks

Taxation reform and government corruption among main topics discussed at Hist Party Debate

The debate was panelled by five representatives out of the 16 parties running in this year’s general election:  Alex White, Lucinda Creighton, Alan Farrell, Glenna Lynch and …