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 …


Anglican chaplain moving to Denmark

Darren McCallig is to leave Trinity after seven years as Church of Ireland chaplain.

newsThe Reverend Darren McCallig, Church of Ireland chaplain and dean of residence, is to leave Trinity after seven years as chaplain. He is moving to Copenhagen where he will be chaplain of the English-speaking Anglican Church in the city. His …


Students told of direct provision horrors

Staff target asylum seekers in direct provision centres, Irish Refugee Council CEO says.

newsAn asylum seeker who enquired about his transfer from an initial direct provision centre in Dublin to another centre in Sligo was jeered by a Department of Justice official who called out “Sligo, Sligo, Sligo,” Sue Conlan, the CEO of …

College employs private company to assist homeless students

James Prendergast looks at the SU’s response to Dublin’s growing accommodation crisis


A flyer drop to 20,000 homes on the outskirts of Dublin by the Students’ Union’s Accommodation Advisory Service appealing for digs has so far resulted in only 200 additional beds being made available, as the union expands the service, hires …