There are two candidates for president in this year’s Graduate Student Union (GSU) election; the current president Shane Collins and Business Mangement student Sibeal Conway. Voting opened today, Wednesday 26 April and will continue until 4pm this Friday.
JCR hustings take place in Trinity Hall
33 candidates in total are running for election
Hustings took place yesterday evening, March 13, in Trinity Hall ahead of the election of the 2017/18 Junior Common Room (JCR) committee. There are eleven positions in total with eight of these up for election; President, Vice President/Treasurer, Secretary, Ents, …
USI candidates voted on at TCDSU Council
Six candidates secured the support of TCDSU’s delegates for the election at the USI Congress
Candidates running for election to roles in the Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) spoke this evening at Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council. Class representatives were asked to vote on which candidate TCDSU would support at USI Council. …
The nitty-gritty of the Northern Irish elections
Seana Davis investigates the challenges and controversies of Northern Irish politics as the election gets underway
After months of controversy, the whirlwind political scandal “cash for ash” caused the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly. After ten years of power-sharing between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin, it was a botched energy scheme that …
MacPherson and Harty elected in TCDSU elections
MacPherson will be next year’s Education Officer, while Harty won in the Communications and Marketing race
Una Harty has been elected Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Communications Officer, while Alice MacPherson will serve as the next Education Officer.
Harty, a third year Nanoscience student, ran unopposed and received 85.3% of the vote to become the …
Jonah Craig elected Ents Officer in TCDSU sabbatical officer elections
Dominic McGrath was also elected Editor of the University Times this evening
Jonah Craig and Dominic McGrath are the first elected officers in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections.
Craig was elected as Entertainment Officer with 82.1% of the vote. Craig received 2,500 first preference votes, with the …
Presidential and Welfare sabbatical roles are the only contested positions in Leadership Race
Five people are running for Welfare, while UT Editor is uncontested for third year in a row
12 students were announced to be running in the 2017 Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections outside House 6 earlier today with Kevin Keane, Bryan Mallon, and Thomas Emmet running for the role of TCDSU President.
Leadership Race 2017: Candidate Profiles
12 candidates were announced today on the steps of House 6
With the annual election of the Sabbatical Officers of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) only weeks away, the announcement of this year’s candidates was made outside House 6 at 5:30pm today. This year sees contested races in 2 out …
Ivana Bacik returned to the Seanad on the thirteenth count
On the first count Bacik took 18% of first preference votes, coming second behind fellow incumbent David Norris
After receiving 4,144 votes on the thirteenth count, senator Ivana Bacik was deemed elected by TCD constituency returning officer provost Patrick Prendergast before 7 pm on Wednesday evening.
She is the second senator to be elected to the chamber on …
VIDEO: Interviews with the 2016 TCD Seanad candidates
We interviewed 14 of the 16 candidates and asked them about topics like fees, abortion, political reform and the environment
Interviews conducted by Jules Farrell, Niamh Lynch, Niamh Moriarty, Sarah …