Students call for direct action against supplemental exam fees at emergency meeting

Students discussed a number of options to resist the fees at a meeting held by TCDSU this evening

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) held an “emergency meeting” this evening to discuss plans to resist the introduction of supplemental exam fees.

College recently announced its decision to introduce a flat €450 fee for supplemental exams beginning in the


Keane rejects allegation that he did not oppose supplemental exam fees

Keane’s comments come after an article published in the University Times tonight

Kevin Keane, President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), has rejected claims that he did not oppose the introduction of supplemental exam fees at a meeting of College’s Finance Committee in December.

An article published by The University Times

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Campaign against supplemental exam fees launched

Campaign for option two in upcoming preferendum launched at SU Council

A campaign against supplemental exam fees has been launched in the preferendum on supplemental exams fees and modular billing, which will coincide with sabbatical elections. Campaign managers were invited to make a short speech outlining their position this evening at …


GSU votes to support TCDSU Repeal campaign

Vote to devote time and resources to support SU campaign comes ahead of May referendum

The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) Council tonight voted to support the TCDSU campaign for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

The motion cited the Memorandum of Understanding agreed between the GSU and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) in November


“Fake” page behind popular anti-Farage protest

The page, which was shared widely online, advertised the protest at the incorrect time

Anti-Fascist Action Ireland (AFA Ireland), the main anti-fascist movement in Ireland, have described the AntiFa Ireland Facebook page “a fake page set up to try to confuse people” and have released a statement on their Facebook page.

This follows the


O’Neill debacle reflects poorly on FAI

The FAI’s failure to control its manager shows a chronic weakness

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