Trinity panel calls for “raised expectations of politicians” in response to the refugee crisis

Issues discussed included an emphasis on the need for rights to be respected irrespective of legal status

NEWSYesterday at a panel organised by Trinity FLAC, in association with Trinity ELSA and DU Amnesty, speakers called for a greater appreciation of the scale of the current refugee crisis.

Ghandi Mallak, himself a refugee who lived in Ireland since …


Students give generously in SU donation drive

Items donated will be brought to the main Dublin drop-off point this weekend ahead of delivery to Calais refugees

NEWSTrinity College Student’s Union has begun working in association with the main collection for Dublin (at Jigsaw, Belvedere Court) to act as a drop-off point for donations to refugees at Calais. Collections began last week, with Aifric Ní Chríodáin, students’


UNHCR welcomes Irish government response to refugee crisis

The UNHCR also commended the “incredible” work of the Irish Navy over many months in rescuing those attempting to cross the Mediterranean

NEWSThe United Nations’ refugee agency (UNHCR) has welcomed the efforts of the Irish government to tackle the European refugee crisis, despite, they argue, there being no political obligation to do so.

Speaking to Trinity News, Jody Clarke, an associate at …