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Unrestricted access to abortion up for debate with The Phil

This week’s Phil debate was centred around the highly relevant topic of abortion, with speakers delving into the pros and cons of unrestricted access


Unrestricted access to abortion was up for debate at the Phil this Thursday. Despite teetering on the edge of acrimony once or twice, the debate was heated but respectful – there were even a few laughs.

Arguments from the proposition


DU Amnesty holds panel discussion on the implications of the Eighth Amendment

The event was organised in collaboration with TCDSU and Medical Students for Choice

On Monday March 7, DU Amnesty, in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) and Medical Students for Choice, hosted a panel discussion regarding the medical implications of the Eighth Amendment.

Taking part in this event, opened by Emma …


Minister for Health notes that abortion legislation should take into account “long term health of the mother”

Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar speaks to Trinity politics society on his experience of being in government and of the marriage equality campaign as well as answering questions on a wide range of topics including the abortion debate

NEWSThis evening TD and minister for health Dr Leo Varadkar visited Trinity Politics Society to give his personal experience of being in politics as well as his opinion on a wide range of issues. Dr Varadkar is the most senior …


TCDSU Repeal the 8th panel wraps up

Panel is latest effort by SU in their campaign to have the eighth amendment to the Irish constitution repealed



The panel discussion organised by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) campaign to repeal the eighth amendment has just wrapped up. The panel was entitled “Why Should We Repeal the 8th Amendment? and was opened by TCDSU president Lynn Ruane. …


TCDSU Repeal the 8th contingent among those at today’s March for Choice

Delegation most visible effort so far by new student led campaign


A delegation of about 60 students marched today under the TCDSU banner in the annual March for Choice. The students assembled from 12:30 at House Six from where they proceeded to march through the opened Front Gate to the Gardens …