Political

Abortion a priority for young voters

February 10, 2016

Some, 88 per cent of Smartvote app users are in favour of abortion, according to new data released by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Smartvote.ie.

News

Ógra Fianna Fail bite back at USI

December 2, 2015

Ógra Fianna Fail have strongly refuted the Union of Students in Ireland’s (USI) claims that their student loan proposal would “desecrate” Ireland.

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Political

Drugs minister calls for decriminalisation

December 2, 2015

Dyas said one of the main discussions people should have on the issue should be the reasons why people become addicted to something, regardless of what kind of addiction it is. “Whether your addiction is watching six boxsets of Game of Thrones, or injecting heroin into your eyeball, it’s the reasons why you’re doing it,” she said.

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National News

Dublin prays for Paris

November 18, 2015

Thousands of people showed their support in Dublin in the wake of Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris.

News

Social dems seek student vote

October 14, 2015

Communicating with Students’ Union presidents and young people is the way to build a hard policy for education, according to Social Democrat TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, Stephen Donnelly.

Political

10,000 students register to vote in drive

October 14, 2015

The target of registering 10,000 student voters was surpassed on the National Day of Voter Registration, according to the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) President Kevin Donoghue.

DCU News

USI Win By Just One Vote

February 27, 2014

Reactions to the results of the USI referendum from USI President Joe O’ Connor and DCU Returning Officer Jack Butterly.

Political

SU President laughed at when promoting free-fees stance

November 6, 2013

“The stance puts me in a position whereby when I say it to people they laugh at me and that’s the reality. It was an idealistic vote but it’s what we voted and it’s what stance I have to bring to people when asked”, he revealed. Ciara Moore reports.