Thousands of Students in Attendance at Dublin March for Choice

In the first large-scale demonstration since a timeframe for an abortion referendum was announced, approximately 40,000 people gathered in the streets of Dublin as part of a march organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) on Saturday October 1st to demand the repeal of Ireland’s controversial Eighth Amendment of Bunreacht na hÉireann. The timescale set…

Freshers’ Week Gardaí Report

Year after year there are three constants in any UCC student’s life: Fresher’s Week, RAG week, and the annual conflict the two events cause between students and residents living in the area. Common concerns of residents include noise from house parties, late night/early morning drinking on the streets, and litter, particularly broken glass, which can…

UCDSU President removes abortion content from handbooks, faces impeachment campaign

Michelle Beazley, News Editor: The University College Dublin Students’ Union have reprinted their start of year handbooks, entitled Winging It In UCD, in order to exclude unlawful information concerning abortions. The illegal content was shown on page 59 of the original handbook, which arrived prior to UCD’s Orientation Week. The amended handbooks do not disclose…