‘We don’t brag: that for me is our biggest weakness’ – TCDSU president

Meeting attended by 12 people sees wide-ranging discussion of the union’s long-term strategic plan.

news1The president of TCD Students’ Union (SU), Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne, bemoaned its “lack of year-on-year growth” at an event held last night to engage students who are unaffiliated with the SU in the process of developing a strategic plan. “Not only …


Lynn Ruane elected first female president of TCDSU in 12 years

news1A tense climax to a night of cheers and tears resulted in Lynn Ruane being elected president of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) last night ahead of closest challenger Conor O’Meara. Ruane, a mature student who campaigned on a …


Dean’s roll of honour to be replaced after becoming ‘victim of its own success’

news1The dean of students’ roll of honour, an award recognising volunteering in College and further afield, will be replaced by three distinct categories of recognition for the coming year, Trinity News has learned.

College’s dean of students, Kevin O’Kelly, told …


School cancels anti-homophobic ShoutOut workshop

“We have never had a school directly refuse entry to us based on what we do”


Colaiste Eoin, an Irish language secondary school in Stillorgan, this morning cancelled a volunteer-run workshop aimed at tackling homophobic bullying.

ShoutOut, an LGBTQ charity founded by former Trinity student Eoin O’Liathain that aims to bring about “open discourse around sexual …