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LawSoc Question Relevance of the Presidency

UCD Law Society questioned the relevance and importance of the presidency in last weeks house debate. The House considered whether or not the Presidency was needed in the modern age, especially considering the calibre of candidates that had presented themselves…

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Collaboration Debate Leads To Questions On Nature of Pride

The collaboration debate between LawSoc and the LGBTQ+ Soc on the motion ‘This House Believes Pride Parades Are Not For Straights’ brought the house back to the roots of Pride Parades. The debate which was run in collaboration with LGBTQ+…

LawSoc Debate On United Ireland Pits Idealists Against Realist

The LawSoc debate on a United Ireland covered the well worn debates for and against the reunification of Ireland, but still managed to remain exciting with its animated clashes, and in depth discussion of the history of partition. Opening for…

108th Session of LawSoc Begins With Classic Culchie vs Dubs Debate

The 108th Session of the Law Society got off the a comedic start earlier yesterday with is orientation week debate; Dubs vs Cluchies.  The debate which was described as “as a bit of a scrap” by auditor James Brandon attracted…

Fresh Fest 2017: A Handy Guide to the Best Societies

Freshers’ Week is one of the most exciting opening weeks of the UCD calendar. It not only creates a great buzz around campus, but is the true beginning of college integration and can really help freshers find their feet when…

Women Elected to Top Spots in L&H, Law Soc, and the Students’ Union

  For the first time in the history of UCD women have been elected to the top three roles in the Students’ Union, L&H, and Law Soc at the same time. With Katie Ascough voted in as President of UCDSU…

Former European Bank Head Trichet Warns of Global Financial Debt Crisis at Law Soc Event

Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has raised concerns about recent “relaxes in fiscal discipline” from governments in Europe, speaking to the Law Soc in UCD today.  Jean Claude Trichet’s comments come as the Irish government faces increased pressure from…

Law Soc Got €20,000 in Sponsorship from Matheson Law Firm Last Year

Law Soc spent €76,628 in total running their society last year. The society it can be revealed drew in €25,300 from sponsorship, with their main sponsor Matheson, an Irish law firm giving the society €20,000. The highest percentage of the…