Elections 2020


Union Disengagement is a Cliche – But This Year Took the Biscuit

The number of students voting in this year’s TCDSU presidential election dropped by 25 per cent.

Is Cliche É Easpa Spéise san Aontas – Chuaigh Sé Tharr Barr i mBliana

Thit líon na mac léinn a chaith vóta sa toghchán uachtaránachta i mbliana faoi 25 faoin gcéad.

Eoin Hand Elected TCDSU President on First Count

Hand won 50.3 per cent of the vote in a race against Ryan Carey and Harry Williams, after a campaign that saw the union’s first principles up for debate.
By Emma Taggart

Cormac Watson Elected Editor of The University Times, Defeating Susie Crawford

Watson, the paper’s deputy editor, won 50.9 per cent of the vote.
By Ciaran Molloy

Megan O’Connor Elected TCDSU Education Officer

O’Connor, who ran uncontested for the position, won 88.2 per cent of the vote.
By Rachel O'Leary

Philly Holmes Elected TCDSU Communications and Marketing Officer

Holmes was elected on the second count with 50.6 per cent of the vote.
By Faye Curran

Leah Keogh Elected TCDSU Welfare Officer

Keogh, formerly the chair of TCDSU’s Oversight Commission, won 87.9 per cent of the vote.
By Danielle Varley

Hugh McInerney Elected TCDSU Ents Officer

McInerney, who ran uncontested, has promised to increase the union’s focus on alcohol-free events.
By Eliana Jordan

TCDSU Elections Count Night

Join Donal MacNamee, Aisling Marren and Aoife Kearins for the results of the Trinity College Dublin Students' Union elections.

In Trinity, the Case for Mandatory Voting – Or Not

The issue of voter turnout plagues authorities the world over. Is there a way for TCDSU to get more students to the polls?
By Emer Moreau