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Christy Dignam Honoured By LawSoc

Christy Dignam addressed the Law Society this week as he received their honorary life membership award in recognition of his influence on the Irish music scene over the past forty years. Dignam, frontman for Aslan, has had a career in…

Volunteer Debaters Wonder If Volunteering Does More Harm Than Good

This week’s LawSoc debate saw the House debating the motion ‘This House believes that volunteering does more harm than good’. This motion saw the house debate specifically around voluntourism, but the opposition would prove the value of volunteering as a…

UCD LawSoc and UCD Islamic Society Host Panel Talk On Palestine

The UCD Law Society in association with the UCD Islamic Society held a panel discussion on the topic of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The event which ran as a part of a wide Palestine week run across the campus discussed the…

LawSoc and LGBTQ+ Soc Debate Representation In Media

UCD LawSoc ran it’s second collaborative debate with the LGBTQ+ Soc this week on the motion that this House regrets the portrayal of LGBT people in media. The debate saw a range of arguments put forward, from how media perception…

LawSoc Grants Honorary Life Membership to Attorney General Wolfe

LawSoc welcomed the Irish Attorney General Seamus Woulfe to UCD last Thursday to speak to the society. Mr Woulfe who has been Attorney General since June 2017 was being awarded an honorary life membership of the society, joining others such…

The Script Awarded Honorary Membership of UCD LawSoc

Irish rock band The Script lead a talk and a Q/A session on Friday 9th February, leading to a packed-out Theatre L (a rare sight this far into the semester!). The band strolled in to a roar of applause and…

The Return of Society-Related Violence to UCD?

With the college term starting back, there are fresh fears among the student body of UCD that society affiliated violence will break out again this semester, just like it did at the end of last year. The inter-society violence began…

Lee challenges Law Soc election result

Chris Lee has confirmed that he is contesting the validity of this week’s Law Soc Auditor election. Lee lost Wednesday’s election to Sinéad Rooney by thirty three votes after the third candidate in the race, site Paul Hutchinson, troche was…

Rooney elected LawSoc auditor

Sinéad Rooney has been elected the auditor of the 102nd session of LawSoc. She defeated fellow candidates Chris Lee and Paul Hutchinson in the election that took place on Wednesday 15th February. Rooney remarked on Facebook that “life has changed…