Fear rises as Trump’s popularity seems to escalate, but when it comes down to the real competition, he doesn’t stand a chance.
I’m sitting in a pub on a Tuesday night, 3609 miles away from the man himself and yet even here, in the basement of a small drinking establishment in a country many miles away, Donald Trump’s name comes up, almost …
Is it ever possible to accurately predict an election result using maths and science?
Elections and their outcomes can have major consequences on society for better or for worse. A new government can bring major changes and reforms to a country in a relatively short space of time. It is therefore unsurprising that people …
“The Recovery” isn’t just disconcerting optimism and government spin. It’s a defence of the indefensible. It’s the cheery face of government policy that punishes poverty and entrenches deprivation and precarity.
For many the February 26 General Election looms large: pundits, politicos and beleaguered canvassers alike rabidly consume their daily drip of election coverage, ranging from poorly researched fiscal plans to increasingly grandiose Alan Kelly pronouncements.
The 2016 election will be …
Has Ireland’s political climate impacted youthful idealism?
The possible increase of student fees and imposition of a loan scheme has become a more publicly contested debate in recent months. In Trinity, the Students Against Fees group was formed to challenge this. It’s a debate whose outcome will …
Read our round-up of proceedings here to catch up on what you missed.
Last nights’s council saw Vice Provost Linda Hogan outlining the trajectory of the Trinity Education Project, a debate on bell-curve grading and updates on proposals for student counselling staffing and the introduction of a sun-room in Goldsmith Hall.
Trinity Education …
She is running on “a platform of education, childcare and access – be that access to fair pay, mental health services, healthcare or equal opportunities.”
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 …
Eóin Ó Murchú examines the problems with framing the national economy in the medical terminology of recovery.
In moments of disaster and crash, people seek stability. The language of the ruling class, however, often creates a facade of stability, and masks a continuing crisis. In recent months it has been hard to ignore the talk about the …
Bláithín Sheil argues that the SU should leave controversial politics to be expressed by cause-specific groups.
The Students’ Union is elected by Trinity students to work in their interest and to represent them as members of the College community.
Similarly, the Dáil is elected by the citizens to represent the views of the people in important …
Ed Davitt is the latest candidate to announce for the Trinity panel.
Candidates continue to announce their intention to run for the University of Dublin (Trinity) constituency in the elections for the 25th Seanad Éireann, with Trinity graduate Ed Davitt having announced his candidacy most recently on February 11.
The other candidates …
Speaking to Trinity News, she outlined higher education funding as the number one priority should she be elected.
Annie Hoey, current deputy president and vice-president for equality and citizenship for the Union of Students Ireland (USI), announced on February 10 that she will be running for the role of USI president.
Speaking to Trinity News about her candidacy, …