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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…

Duffy to Install Live Dragon at Áras an Uachtaráin if Elected President

In one of the more surprising announcements to come out of the Ploughing Championships in Offaly last week, presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy raised the bar for his fellow candidates by promising to install a live Dragon into the Áras if…

Michael D. Higgins Expenses Revealed!

The Turbine has single-handedly managed to get a hold of a leaked report on the current president’s expenses that was prepared for a private viewing of the Public Accounts Committee. The details, as I’m sure you will agree, will shock…

President Higgins Visits UCD To Open Douglas Hyde Lecture Series

President Michael D. Higgins visited UCD to give a lecture on the legacy of President Douglas Hyde and open the inaugural Hyde lecture series. Douglas Hyde was the first president of Ireland and served between the years 1938 and 1945,…

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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…

Exclusive Interview: The College Tribune Sat Down With UCDSU President-Elect Marcus O’Halloran

The College Tribune sat down with Students’ Union President-Elect, Marcus O’Halloran, in his first interview following his victory. O’Halloran spoke about his rocky election and campaign and plan he has for the coming year as he takes over the presidency…

New President in the Lodge – Professor Deeks Takes Over

The UCD Governing Authority has appointed Professor Andrew J Deeks as the new UCD President. Professor Deeks will take over the position in January 2014 when Doctor Hugh Brady steps down in December of this year following 10 years as…

SU Election count :: Live Blog

Today we are doing a live blog from UCDSU count centre with every election result for the student union elections 2013. Stay here for regular updates. Click Here to Refresh Live Blog We’re updating the information below as soon as…

SU presidential race – Mícheál Gallagher

Two students will contest the election for President of the UCD Students’ Union that will take place on March 6th and 7th. Mícheál Gallagher is the current Welfare Officer for UCDSU and was the first to put his name forward…