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9 Designers Contesting UCD Fashion Show

Ireland’s largest student-run fashion show is set to return to Astra Hall in UCD on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th of April. Put together by over 150 staff and students, the 31st UCD Fashion Show is set to feature student…

Barry Murphy Re-Elected as UCDSU President

Barry Murphy has been re-elected as UCDSU President. The incumbent overcame five challengers and will now stay in his role until June 2019. The total valid poll in the Presidential race was 3,807, up from 3,237 votes cast last year….

Editorial: Give Me An SU Candidate Who Actually Cares

Evidently Barry Murphy and Niall Torris didn’t read my last editorial about current SU sabbatical officers re-running which just shows you the power of the editorial. In fairness to Torris, nobody actually wanted to run for Graduate Officer. Barry on…

Prior Friendship Between Barry Murphy and New Events and Marketing Coordinator Questioned

Concerns have been raised over the long term friendship between new Event and Marketing Coordinator Keleigh Drea and current UCDSU President Barry Murphy. A source who wished to remain anonymous but who described themselves as being ‘close to the Union’…

Presidential Profiles: Barry Murphy “The Incumbent”

It’s been a couple of years since we’ve had an incumbent run for President within UCDSU. While Barry Murphy hasn’t actually served a full term as President of the SU, he’s been at the forefront of it between the impeachment…

Radical Image Revamp Required if SU Elections Are to Be Taken Seriously

The SU elections in Trinity College produced some interesting results with one of the presidential candidates forced to pull out on election day due to some unsavoury Snapchats which he allegedly sent emerging. Whether or not he sent the sexist…

Nominations for Executive Elections Now Open

The nominations for the 2018/19 UCDSU Executive Elections are now open and will close at 5pm on Monday 26th February 2018. There are 13 positions available with 5 full time positions and 8 part time positions open for election. The 5…

S Club Party to Headline UCD RAG Week

S Club Party will headline UCDSU’s ‘Raising and Giving’ (RAG) week next week. The event which is returning to UCD following an absence over the last number of years. In previous years separate events were held off campus in a…

UCDSU & UCD for Choice Launch Repeal Campaign

UCDSU & UCD for Choice laughed their Repeal campaign last night in the old student centre. The launch drew a fair size crowd with free Repeal t-shirts being given out to attendees by UCD for Choice. The event consisted of…

UCD Life Society Seeking Debate on 8th Amendment

UCD Life Society are seeking to debate the 8th Amendment with UCD for Choice in second semester. The group which are seeking formal recognition from UCD have approached both UCD for Choice and UCDSU President Barry Murphy about the possibility…

UCD Estate Services Launches Duvet Recycling Points

Recycling bins for old duvets have appeared around UCD residences in the last number of days. UCD Estate Services have launched the move in a bid to cut down on waste from people moving out of the residences at the…

UCD Students Urge Government to Ratify UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

UCD Students’ Union Disability Rights Co-ordinator Amy Hassett (pictured) has released a video urging Irish students to march on December 9th to pressure the Irish government to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCPRD). The convention which…