News, Podcasts

Before you vote, listen to the Trinity News and Trinity FM Leadership Race interviews here

Trinity News and Trinity FM have conducted a series of audio interviews with candidates for the sabbatical offices

President interview with Kieran McNulty, Stephen Carty and Dan O’Brien

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Hosted by Una Harty

0.00 – Lynn Ruane on her time in the SU
6.08 – Stephen Carty’s TAP donation pledge
11.55 …


Trinity News poll predicts that Kieran McNulty will be next president of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union

Winning candidates are also predicted in welfare and eduction races while the entertainment and communications & marketing races have much tighter margins


Trinity News poll conducted over a three day period, from Wednesday 10 February to Friday 12 February has predicted contests in the entertainment and communications & marketing races. Meanwhile Kieran McNulty, Dale O’Faoilléacháin, Aobhinn Ní Lochlainn, and Sinéad Baker …


First joint Trinity News and QSoc hustings proves to be an insightful affair

Stephen Hatton, former LGBT rights officer, and current editor of Trinity News Matthew Mulligan, chaired the hustings and alternated the questions between queer issues and broader election topics

leadershipraceA large crowd filtered into the Joly theatre at 7pm today for the Trinity News and QSoc hustings. Stephen Hatton, former LGBT Rights Officer (LGBTRO), and Matthew Mulligan, current Editor of Trinity News, chaired the hustings and alternated the questions …


Leadership Race 2016: Ents candidates interviews

Caolan Maher, Grace O’Boyle, Padraic Rowley and Katie Browne speak to Trinity News

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Grace O’Boyle

Grace is a third year history of art and architecture student from Donegal. She originally studied general nursing for a year and so has spent four years living in Dublin and attending Trinity.



Leadership Race 2016: Candidates take to the Dining Hall steps in first hustings of the year

The rain didn’t keep away candidates or supporters, though there was a lack luster feel to the whole affair

leadershipraceUT Editor

Sinead Baker was first to take to the stage. She said that she got involved in UT because she “loves this college and wants to publicise everything that happens in it”, and highlighted her experience in UT as …


Leadership Race 2016: Interviews with presidential candidates

Kieran McNulty, Stephen Carty and Daniel O’Brien speak to Trinity News

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Kieran McNulty

Kieran McNulty, a fourth year law student, has been heavily involved with various student societies and the SU throughout his college career. He is the current SU citizenship officer and has been a prominent


Leadership Race 2016: Education candidates interviews

Dale O’Faoilléacháin, Nicholas Spare and Patrick Higgins speak to Trinity News

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Dale O’Faoilléacháin

Dale O’Faoilléacháin is a third year physiotherapy student. His manifesto focuses on four individual strands: student partnership, broadening education through non-curriculum defined modules, development of support services and accountability within the SU.  

When asked


Leadership Race 2016: Welfare candidates interviews

Éamonn Redmond, Aoibhinn Ní Lochlainn, Tom McHugh and Andrew Wafer speak to Trinity News

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Éamonn Redmond

Éamonn Redmond says that he found his first year of college particularly difficult. To earn money, he was forced to work forty hours a week in a restaurant from Thursday to Sunday, which he


Leadership Race 2016: Student’s Union and Electoral Oversight Commission announce hustings arrangements

For the first time Trinity News will host a hustings, in conjunction with Trinity QSoc


Trinity College Student’s Union today announced the hustings for this year’s Leadership Race. For the first time, Trinity News with host a hustings, in association with Trinity QSoc on Thursday February 11.

The traditional Dining Hall hustings is the first …