What the ‘Right to Disassociate’ Raises About the Role of a Student Union

Historically, TCDSU has not shied away from taking harsh stances on divisive political matters.
By Naoise D'Arcy

When TCDSU Takes its Place in History

The union has a long tradition of being at the forefront of national – and even international – campaigns.
By Faye Madden

For International Students, Running for Sabbat Brings Many Hoops to Jump Through

From visa requirements to PPS numbers, non-EU students face additional barriers to running for TCDSU sabbatical office.
By Ailbhe Noonan

For Gisèle Scanlon, No Cohort is Unworthy of Support

The three-time master's student has championed causes such as the Science Gallery and birds nesting in Trinity's museum building, in addition to her work as GSU president.
By Emer Moreau

Ade Oluborode: ‘I Know the Pinch Points of the Ordinary People of Ireland’

The barrister is adamant that education is the key to many of the country's problems.
By Caoimhe Weakliam

Patricia McKenna is Determined to Address the ‘Echo Chambers’ in Ireland

The former MEP is frustrated with the lack of reform of the Upper House, which was promised when the electorate voted not to abolish it in 2013.
By Maebh Gallagher

Michael McDermott: One of the Few Joke Candidates in Irish Politics

The PhD student and satirist is running an irreverent campaign, but he does have some nuanced opinions on health and housing.
By Maitiú Charleton

Aubrey McCarthy: A Voice for Those on The Edge of Society

The businessman is the founder of Tiglin, a charity which runs a network of centres for people living with addiction or poverty.
By Emer Moreau

Catherine Stocker: A Dyed-in-the-Wool Social Democrat

The Dublin councillor is adamant that Ireland's health and education systems must break free of their conservative, Catholic origins to line up with the modern country's values.
By Cormac Watson

Paula Roseingrave Pitches Green Policies and Disability Advocacy

The psychotherapist contested the 2020 general election for the Green Party.
By Gillian O'Neill