Israeli embassy sent letter pressuring TCDSU over boycott motion

The Israeli embassy in Ireland sent a letter to the current Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty warning against passing a recent motion concerning Israel at the most recent TCDSU Council.


The letter, seen by Trinity News,


Motions to publish “Campaign Guide” and mandate office hours for sabbatical officers passed

The motion also mandates that these hours be publicised by TCDSU on such mediums as the TCDSU Facebook account and the Students’ Union email

NEWSA motion proposing that Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officers be mandated to schedule two hours of office hours per week has been passed at the final meeting of Council of the academic year.

The motion notes that


Fifth students’ union council round-up

Read our round-up of proceedings here to catch up on what you missed.

Last nights’s council saw Vice Provost Linda Hogan outlining the trajectory of the Trinity Education Project, a debate on bell-curve grading and updates on proposals for student counselling staffing and the introduction of a sun-room in Goldsmith Hall.

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TCDSU votes against motion to oppose student loans

President Lynn Ruane introduced the motion in anticipation of the Cassells report on higher education funding



A mandate proposed by SU president Lynn Ruane at Tuesday’s Council asking the union to oppose student loans was defeated by a small margin.

The mandate was proposed in response to widespread speculation that some form of student loans and