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Boojum Distance Themselves from Fight4Katie Campaign Following “Manipulative Claim”

The burrito chain Boojum has distanced itself from the Vote No to Impeachment Campaign. The reaction comes after a post which appeared on the Fight4Katie page on Friday which appeared to be taking credit for bringing the Boojum Burrito truck…

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Impeachment Referendum Roundup – October 14th

UCD students will have a chance to decide on the fate of Katie Ascough, President of UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU), in an Impeachment Referendum on the 25th and 26th of October. Here is a collection of the Tribune’s coverage in…

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Ascough’s Open Letter and Mental Health: Fact Check

Following the revelation that Mental Health Week had been postponed by UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU), the College Tribune has followed up on a point made in the Open Letter issued to students by UCDSU President Katie Ascough, in advance of…

Yes Campaign Responds to Open Letter

Finn McLysaght and Sadhbh MacLochlainn, members of the Impeach UCDSU President/ Yes Campaign have responded to the open letter that Ms Ascough wrote on Wednesday. In the letter she claimed there were “bullying tactics” were being used by “of a…

“She Has Betrayed The Electorate” UCDSU Executive Minutes Finally Released

The minutes of the first executive meeting of the UCDSU which took place on September 21st have finally been released. The minutes released detail the aftermath of the Winging It reprint controversy. In the minutes the leadership of the UCDSU President…

Katie Ascough Writes Open Letter

Katie Ascough has addressed UCD students in an open letter. In a post written on the Fight4Katie Facebook page, Ms Ascough has defended her actions over the Winging It reprint scandal and has outlined her reasons as to why she believes…

Mental Health Week Deferred

Mental Health Week has been deferred. The event was supposed to take place from September 26th-28th but nothing ever materialised. Speaking to the Tribune via email UCDSU Welfare Officer Eoghan MacDomhaill explained that the deferral “Was due to a number…

Impeachment Petition To Be Resubmitted

The petition to impeach UCDSU President Katie Ascough will be resubmitted to Returning Officer Stephen Devine on Monday morning. The petition which calls for the impeachment of Ms Ascough following her decision to remove information on how to procure an…

Impeachment Petition Signatures To Be Collected Again

The group behind the impeachment petition for UCDSU President Katie Ascough will have to collect signatures again following a formatting issue with the petition. The petition called for an impeachment referendum to be called for Ms. Ascough following the “Winging…

Impeachment Petition Handed In

UCD Students  Amy Crean, Sadhbh MacLochlainn and Finn McLysaght (pictured above) have handed in their impeachment petition to the Returning Officer Stephen Devine. The petition obtained a total of 1,620 signatures, nearly double what was required for an impeachment referendum…

Petition Group Preparing for Impeachment Campaign

The petition to call a referendum to impeach UCD Student Union President Katie Ascough has today reached the required number of signatures to be considered by the SU Returning Officer Stephen Devine. If the petition is accepted then under article…

Impeachment Petition Reaches Enough Signatures

The petition to impeach UCDSU president Katie Ascough has reached enough signatures. In a public statement Finn McLysaght, President of Impeach UCDSU President said “The intense speed and passion with which UCD students have shown their support for a referendum…