#UCCVotes – Hustings Reports

The Students’ Union elections will take place this year on March 6th & 7th, with students having 33 candidates to choose from. They are as follows: President: Breathnach, Séamus Cahill, Tommy Collopy, Eoin Conway, Thomas Hayes, Alan Deputy President & Campaigns: Coyle, Kelly Meighan, Liam Education Officer: Frahill, Aaron O’Brien, Alice Welfare Officer: Connery, Niamh…

Christmas Day is Cancelled in UCC

UCC’s Christmas Day celebration next year has already been cancelled following complaints from staff and local residents to both the college and the city council. Cork City Council’s Joint Policing Committee heard of the “havoc” caused in the local UCC area on Christmas Day, which was held on November 23rd, this year. UCC Students’ Union…

#UCCVotes – Frahill elected Council Chair

In the final direct election to the UCC Students’ Union executive of the academic year, current CACSSS Rep (College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences) Aaron Frahill was elected as the Chair of UCC Student Council by those in attendance in Boole One last night. Frahill was opposed, on the night, by former CACSSS Rep…

#UCCVotes Controversy Comes to an End

The saga that was ‘#UCCVotes 2017’ have finally come to a close, as Presidential candidate Art Kelleher has dropped his appeal with the returning officer. Mr.Kelleher, who lost to President-elect Martin Scally by six votes after one count and three recounts, had appealed the result on the grounds that some students had been turned away…