UL students to spend just one in four weeks on campus

UL’s students will still be required to pay a fee of €3,500, as well as accommodation expenses of up to €6,000

Yesterday morning, University of Limerick (UL) announced that students will be required on campus for only one week throughout the month.

Lectures will be held mostly online, during on and off-campus weeks, due to space constraints created by physical distancing


Editorial: The SU needs to be more political, not less

The presidential hopefuls are neither as agitated nor impassioned as the leader of a student movement needs to be

With another Student Union election season comes the inevitable debate around the SU’s value, its function, and its mandates as a political entity. The three candidates vying for the position of TCDSU president have supported at least some of SUs …


Editorial: This general election presents a major opportunity to break Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael rule

Ireland’s only hope for change lies in finding common ground among the parties of the left

With the general election fast approaching, a dramatic shift has emerged in the Irish electorate. For the first time in history, Sinn Féin has leapfrogged Fine Gael to command second place in the latest RedC poll. This general election could


Editorial: The SU has lost sight of its purpose as a union

At a time when accommodation is such a critical issue, there simply is no excuse for haggling over details

On Tuesday evening, TCDSU Council voted against supporting Cut the Rent TCD and the group’s planned campaigns against rising accommodation costs. This represents a gross error on the part of the Union.

As the organisation set up to represent Trinity’s


DUBC impress on the international stage

Trinity put on a strong showing at the Head of the Charles Regatta

Last weekend, Dublin University Boat Club (DUBC) graced Boston’s Charles River for the second time in their history to take part in the Head of the Charles Regatta. Last time out, they were ranked as the weakest team in their


Cut the Rent: The student activism Ireland needs

We need to stand behind emerging movements within our own community if we want to see change

As the housing crisis grows worse with each passing day, Ireland’s activist groups have been mobilising for change. A grassroots organisation has sprang up in Trinity this week to “revive the spirit of Take Back Trinity”, protest rising accommodation costs …