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Opinion: Negative Democracy Is On The Rise

Negative Democracy refers to the rising fad where members of a democracy decide to vote against something instead of voting for it. Negative democracy was ubiquitous in the last American election and we all know how that turned out. Some…

UCDSU Still Yet To Donate Money Raised For The Together For Yes Campaign

The College Tribune has learned that money raised by the UCD Students Union for the campaign to that was due to be donated to the Together for Yes campaign to repeal the 8th has not yet been sent onto the…

Why Voting to Repeal Would Not Be Democratic

The upcoming referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution is likely to occur in May or June of this year as indicated by the Taoiseach. The repeal campaign should be congratulated for advancing this debate as much as…

An Interview with Anna Cosgrave, Founder of the Repeal Project

2016 marked a change in both global and Irish politics in both positive and negative ways. From an Irish perspective many candidates running for election last February faced more questions about the 8th amendment and the campaign to repeal it…

Student Removed from NUIG for Wearing Repeal Jumper during pro-choice demonstrations of Enda Kenny Visit

A group of students in NUI Galway were removed by an Garda Síochána after a demonstration calling for the repeal of the Eighth amendment earlier this week. The incident occurred on Thursday night at 7pm, when Taoiseach Enda Kenny arrived to…

Political Momentum Growing in UCD for Repeal of the 8th Amendment.

Perhaps the most prevalent political issue in the collective consciousness of the UCD student body since the beginning of the term has been the ongoing debate on the 8th amendment. In other words, the constitutional ban on abortion in Ireland….

UCD Students Stage Banner Drop ahead of March for Choice

Yesterday morning UCD students staged a banner drop from the N11 flyover as momentum builds ahead of Saturdays ‘March For Choice’ organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign. The Students’ Union and ‘UCD For Choice’ staged the drop this morning to…