‘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 …


Any move to introduce new student charges must be opposed

College’s possible introduction of new, non-means tested student charges without any meaningful student consultation would set a deeply worrying precedent.

comment1In searching for an illustrative analogy with which to provide some context to this article, I am disappointed in myself to find nothing higher-brow springing to mind than a particularly compelling scene from Interstellar, which I saw recently. We’ll …


SU president: Rent increases will affect student grades

City centre rental costs have risen by more than 15%


Dublin rent hikes will have an impact on students’ grades and mental health, SU president Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne has warned.

Writing in the foreword to a report released today, he said that time spent commuting or working part-time to save