Time for government to formally apologise to gay people

As Australia moves to erase all historical convictions for offences associated with gay sex, the Irish government should think about not only pardoning but apologising to those that have been so abused by this state.

comment1The climate of hatred and shame which these people were made to live in, with raids on gay discos and on the homes of suspected offenders, and treatment with brutality and force by the state, is something that no reasonable …


SU report card: how are our sabbatical officers getting on?

As Michaelmas term draws to a close, our staffers assess the performances of TCDSU sabbatical officers since the beginning of the academic year.

President – Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne

By Fionn McGorry


SU president, Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne, campaigned on a platform of experience …


Online society app causes headache for ball goers

Prospective patrons took to the ball’s Facebook event page to vent frustration or to inquire as to whether or not their purchase had been successful.

newsTeething problems with the new online societies platform, Hive, meant prospective ball-goers were left uncertain as to whether they had successfully bought tickets on Wednesday to DU Law Society’s annual Swing Ball. The server hosting the ticket sales crashed, meaning …