At the time of writing, there is a chance that, for the first time in recent memory, an unopposed candidate will lose an election to RON. Muireann Kane is polling at 56% among decided voters in the Communications and Marketing …
TCDSU and USI protest for transgender healthcare
The protest advocated for improved healthcare services for Ireland’s transgender population.
A Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) cohort marched today in support of transgender healthcare outside Leinster House, alongside the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and transgender rights activists.
The protest advocated for improved healthcare services for Ireland’s transgender …
Date for Trinity Ball unveiled
A new addition to the event is that it will be themed.
Trinity Ball will take place on April 6 this year, Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) Ents Officer Jonah Craig has revealed.
This year marks the first time the event will have a theme. Craig and the Ents Committee have …
Kevin Keane’s focus on Repeal is killing student activism
Kevin Keane’s cynical focus on Repeal has come at the expense of improving student life
In many ways, the “Fresh” debacle is typical of TCDSU’s actions this year. Every student received a self-congratulatory email implementing a change that no one seems to have wanted, and with Kevin Keane’s name conspicuously at the bottom of the …
It’s time for Trinity students to act on BDS
Aislinn Shanahan Daly argues in support of a vote for the SU to boycott Israel
On Tuesday November 21 2017 a motion was passed at SU council to boycott Aramark on campus. Aramark run a catering service called Westland Eats, which operate food outlets in the Hamilton. Aramark are also involved in running catering and …
87.8% of students believe consent workshops should take place every year
TCDSU arranged the sexual consent workshops for Trinity Hall during Fresher’s Week
87.8% of students who attended the consent workshops organised by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) stated they believe the workshops should take place “every orientation”, according to feedback gathered by the Union.
50.6% of respondents “strongly agreed” that the …
What’s on this week: Post-reading week events
Here’s what’s happening as we head into week 8
As we return from Reading Week to realisation of how little reading we actually completed, week 8 offers us a variety of events to distract us. This week is TCDSU Rainbow Week, a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, and there …
Trinity students launch petition calling for elimination of single-use plastics on campus
TCD Plastic Solutions have collected over 1,000 signatures so far
A group of Trinity students have launched a petition calling for the elimination of the sale and use of single-use plastics on the college campus, including cutlery, cups, bottles and packaging made from disposable, non-compostable plastics.
The group, called TCD …
Anonymous thoughts on.. TCDSU
The first in a new series, Trinity Life ask an array of anonymous students for their outright opinions on their very own students’ union.
What’s been firing up the kids lately? Climate change? Blasé. Trump? Dead horse. North Korea? God, I hope not.
No, nothing gets the ball rolling in student circles more than the friendly faces down at House Six. But since only …
Students among 30,000 at March for Choice ahead of referendum
Students gathered at 12:30pm in Front Square ahead of today’s 6th Annual March for Choice
Students were among the 30,000 protesters taking part in today’s 6th annual March For Choice, calling for the repeal of the eighth amendment ahead of the abortion referendum scheduled for next May or June.
Speaking to Trinity News prior to …