The action concerns an SU vote on the issue in February 2014Niamh Lynch
A group of Trinity students have consulted with solicitors about taking legal action against the pro-choice mandate of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).
Speaking to Trinity News, Gavin Rothwell, one of the students concerned, said: “A number of …
The green flag was presented to College by An Taisce on Thursday at a ceremony in the Exam HallEditor
Trinity College’s second Green Flag was presented to the college by An Taisce today. The ceremony was held in the Exam Hall due to bad weather, though the flag was presented again in Front Square once the rain had lifted, …
Incumbents David Norris and Ivana Bacik were returned to the house, but Sean Barret missed out on a seatMatthew Mulligan
The fifteenth and final count for the TCD Seanad panel has seen Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union president Lynn Ruane take the third and final seat, after incumbents David Norris and Ivana Bacik placed first and second respectively. She was …
The focus of the meeting was on the need for a coherent structure, and future action of the group with regard to the new academic yearBronach Rafferty
Wednesday April 6 saw another open meeting held by Students Against Fees (SAF). This time, the focus was very much on the need for a coherent structure, and future action of the group with regard to the new academic year.…
The motion proposed to mandate the Students’ Union to provide equal opportunities and access to on-campus media outletsEva Short
A motion mandating the Student’s Union to provide equal access to Trinity student media to its events and reporting opportunities, including but not limited to livestreaming opportunities, event access, and the provision of documents has been postponed at the final …
The staff and students of the Trinity Access Programmes speak to Trinity News about the importance of the organisation to them and the wider college communityJames McGovern
During the lead up to the recent student union elections Stephen Carty, a candidate for TCDSU president, pledged €5,000 of his prospective salary towards Trinity Access Programmes (TAP). Lynn Ruane, who came through TAP as a mature student, is now …
She is running on “a platform of education, childcare and access – be that access to fair pay, mental health services, healthcare or equal opportunities.”Jessie Dolliver
Lynn Ruane, president of Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) and candidate in the Trinity constituency for Seanad Éireann, has announced a crowdfunding scheme to subsidise her election campaign.
She is running on “a platform of education, childcare and access …
Mairead Enright said that “there is a black hole waiting for us to fill after the repeal of the eighth amendment” which could either be “filled with conservatism” or trust in women.”Rory O'Neill
Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union, in association with the Law Society, held a debate on Monday evening: “Repealing the Eighth Amendment: The Legal Consequences”.
The speakers included pro-choice activists Mairead Enright and Professor Fiona de Londras, as well as pro-life …
Caoimhe Gordon speaks to TCDSU President, Lynn Ruane about the reverberations the budget cut will have for student and staff parents.Caoimhe Gordon
There have been few departments and services which have emerged unscathed from budget cuts in recent years. Funding for capitated bodies within the College was slashed by 10% last year. The Sports Centre budget has been cut by €136,000. The …
A second motion calling for the SU to oppose student loans is likely.Conall Carlos Monaghan
Following last week’s defeat of a motion calling for Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) to oppose student loans a group of students who are not part of the SU council are considering bringing a second similar motion or referendum …