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.


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.

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All third-level graduates to have vote for Seanad

October 23, 2013

Following the vote to retain the Seanad, Taoiseach Enda Kenny will extend the right to vote in elections for the Seanad to graduates of all Irish third-level institutions, as Bryan Grogan reports.

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National News

What about the Seanad?

September 26, 2013

With just one week to go until we decide whether or not to keep one of our Houses of the Oireachtas, The College View looks at what exactly it is the Seanad does.

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UCD delegates walk out of USI Congress

July 6, 2013

Delegates from UCD Students’ Union chose to leave the floor of the USI Annual Congress last Thursday after a disagreement with the Steering Committee regarding the passing of a motion that was not debated. The

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Senator tells DCU students more women representatives needed

April 24, 2013

Gender quotas are set to become reality in the next general election in a bid to increase the numbers of female representatives – Fianna Fáil Senator Averil Power and Local Area Rep Laura Reid discussed this on a recent trip to DCU.

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DCU YFG pass motions on X Case

December 12, 2012

DCU Young Fine Gael have passed motions to legislate for the X Case and abortion up to ten weeks. During a meeting in November the branch held discussions on the issue and two motions were