Explainer: Why were the Russians Backing Bernie Sanders?

April 1, 2020

In America’s 2016 election, it became clear that outsiders were pulling political strings and sowing societal unrest. The 2020 election will be no different, except this time Russia isn’t just backing Donald Trump, it’s backing


Are political parties offering bold and credible solutions to the climate emergency?

February 5, 2020

With the election being called for the 8th of February, political parties have been out on the canvass, vying for people’s votes to represent them in the Dáil for the next five years. Issues such as housing, healthcare and crime have dominated the discourse so far, but climate change has been an increasingly important issue.


USI elections round-up

April 15, 2019

Lorna Fitzpatrick has been elected as the next president of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) at the Union of Students in Ireland Congress in County Mayo.

DCU News

TEU investigates referenda results

March 20, 2019

The Teaching Enchantment Unit (TEU) began an investigation into the referenda polls closing an hour earlier than they were intended to.

DCU News

Societies Officer: Mark McGee

March 6, 2019

Mark McGee, a second year multimedia student, is running for Societies Officer against Cian Hade after acquiring knowledge in his two years in DCU as Chairperson of the International Erasmus Student Network DCU.


DCUSU Presidential Candidate: Christine Farrell

March 5, 2019

Final year Business Studies student Christine Farrell believes she can bring the voice of a “normal student” to the role of DCU Students’ Union President, should she be elected.


VP for Engangment & Development: Katie Fay

March 5, 2019

Katie Fay is a final year Chemical and Pharmaceutical student running for the position of VP for Engagement and Development against one other candidate, Helen Wade.

National News

Joan Freeman: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

She continued, “As President, I will include young people on the Council of State… We need to listen to young people and that’s why I want to give them a voice in shaping the Presidency for the next seven years.


Overview: SU President

March 21, 2017

Voting opened today in DCU for the election of the new Students’ Union representatives. Five candidates are running for the position of President, with each offering very different ideas and plans.

National News

Kevin Donoghue elected as USI President

March 25, 2015

Kevin Donoghue has been elected as President of the USI following his victory over fellow candidate, Glenn Fitzpatrick. We’ve all of the results of this week’s USI Officer Board elections. Finnian Curran reports.