The praise of Martin McGuiness upon his withdrawal from frontline politics from unionists and nationalists alike, along with comments made by Gerry Adams about the advancement of a “new generation” upon the promotion of Michele O’Neill of Sinn Fein made …
Social Democrats’ warning to government parties to “beware the young vote” not reflected in Trinity students’ poll results
While parties such as the Social Democrats are relying on Ireland’s young demographic to challenge government powers, Fine Gael was the most popular party among Trinity students, according to a recent poll.
Social Democrats candidates have warned traditional parties to “beware the young vote” at yesterday’s launch of their youth manifesto.
Rises to the student contribution charge, despite the Labour party’s 2011 manifesto commitment to keeping it at the original rate of …
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The Smartvote website was founded in UCD’s Innovation Academy and matches voters with candidates in their constituency based on their views on a number of policy questions, including the …
Minister for Health notes that abortion legislation should take into account “long term health of the mother”
Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar speaks to Trinity politics society on his experience of being in government and of the marriage equality campaign as well as answering questions on a wide range of topics including the abortion debate
Trinity academic among 838 medical professionals to sign Amnesty International open letter calling for decriminalisation of abortion
Dr Veronica O’Keane: Repeal of the eighth amendment will not be enough
Little evidence of government initiative in tackling the growing student accommodation crisis in Budget 2016
While there were some overtures to students in new funding announced for the Student Assistance Fund, the government failed to tackle one of the biggest growing concerns for students
Issues discussed included an emphasis on the need for rights to be respected irrespective of legal status
The stone honours all staff, students and alumni known to have fought in the First World War
Estimate points to a consistent shortage of over 25,000 each year for the next ten years.
The Higher Education Authority is set to project a “significant shortage” in third level student accommodation in Dublin and to a lesser extent in Galway, Cork and Limerick between 2014 and 2024 in a new analysis of projected student accommodation …
Council meeting also sees heated discussion on the possible reduction in the number of campaigning weeks and hustings.
A motion of censure against Jason Leonard, the chair of the SU Oversight Commission and SU Council secretary, proposed by SU president, Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne, was passed at last night’s Council meeting, while a motion for impeachment proposed by incoming SU …