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#Students' Union

# students-union - Friday 27 October, 2017

UCD students vote to impeach Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Ascough’s impeachment was voted for by 4,540 students (69%), with 2,032 (31%) voting against.

# students-union - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.

# students-union - Thursday 2 March, 2017

University of Limerick forced to cancel sexual consent workshops over lack of interest UL

University of Limerick forced to cancel sexual consent workshops over lack of interest

Only 14 people signed up for the workshops, despite space for 150 people.

# students-union - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Maynooth pub donates proceeds to family of student Kym Owens following violent attack

The 18-year-old, from Castleblayney in Monaghan is in intensive care after sustaining serious injuries.

# students-union - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

NUIG is going to introduce gender neutral bathrooms on campus

The Students’ Union said that it was seeking to ensure a “more inclusive campus” for students and staff.

# students-union - Friday 18 September, 2015

"You asked her if she wanted to have sex, right?": A stark message for students

This comes as part of a joint initiative launched by the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

# students-union - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms

“This is one small step, but it’s a big change”.

# students-union - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Maynooth Students' Union receive 'sick and disturbing' postcard from 'Vote No' campaign

The union is voting today on whether or not a Pride flag should be raised on campus in support of equality.

# students-union - Friday 6 March, 2015

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland? High Time This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?

In a referendum held today, 68% of students voted in favour of the SU supporting legalisation.

# students-union - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Luke Ming Flanagan and Garda whistleblower John Wilson will speak at an information night ahead of the vote.

# students-union - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Six arrested during Waterford RAG Week celebrations

A large crowd had gathered on John St.

# students-union - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Wolf of UL is back with this brilliant Anchorman spoof Tommy Bolger

The Wolf of UL is back with this brilliant Anchorman spoof

“You stay classy, UL.”

# students-union - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Did you go to college in Galway? Do you recognise these beautiful faces? Dodgy Haircuts Alert This post contains images

Did you go to college in Galway? Do you recognise these beautiful faces?

Watch out for former students’ union presidents Pat Rabbitte, Eamon Gilmore and President Michael D Higgins.

# students-union - Friday 21 March, 2014

Pro-life society first ever rejected by University of Limerick clubs council

The Student Union President said the society had gone through the proper process but a democratic vote went against them.

# students-union - Thursday 13 March, 2014

College says naked strippers performing on campus was "totally unacceptable"

The President of Maynooth Students’ Union has denied the performers were paid for using college funds.

# students-union - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Galway university society disbanded for homophobic message

The NUIG Legion of Mary society was suspended for its ‘Purity Matters Initiative’.

# students-union - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

UCD students complain of lack of respect on campus

The university’s students’ union claim rights are being infringed upon on UCD residence.

# students-union - Friday 1 November, 2013

Trinity students vote to keep Tom Lenihan as union president

The 21-year-old admitted to cheating in an exam during the summer.

# students-union - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

TCD Students' Union president faces impeachment as students go to the polls

The vote was called after Tom Lenihan, son of late former Finance Minister Brian Lenihan, admitted to cheating in a exam shortly before he took on the role of SU President.

# students-union - Friday 25 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 people you will meet in college Fresh Meat

10 people you will meet in college

You’re bound to encounter at least one.

# students-union - Thursday 28 March, 2013

USI blames subversion by 'small cohort' as DCU SU voids affiliation referendum

The DCU Students’ Union has declared a referendum re-affiliating to the Union of Students’ in Ireland null and void prompting criticism from USI president John Logue.

# students-union - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Roscommon native elected as new USI President

The USI said Joe O’Connor has firsthand experience with the college grant system which will help him represent struggling students.

# students-union - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

'Number of people arrested' in unofficial Rag Week celebrations in Galway Rag Week This post contains videos

'Number of people arrested' in unofficial Rag Week celebrations in Galway

The President of the Student’s Union at NUI Galway, Paul Curley said he has been led to believe that none of the people arrested were from NUI.

# students-union - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Trinity students vote to stick with USI

The overwhelming majority voted for affiliation with the USI during this week’s referendum.

# students-union - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Education minister welcomes students' report on Junior Cert reform

The Irish Second Level Student’s Union sent a report to Education and Skills Minister, Ruairí Quin, on the proposed changes to the current Junior Certificate examination system.

# students-union - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

TCD bans Daily Mail from campus shops Ban

TCD bans Daily Mail from campus shops

Students voted last night to ban the newspaper from shops over an inaccurate article it ran about UCC student Caolan Mulrooney.

# students-union - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Galway students organise Ireland's first ever 'SlutWalk' SlutWalk This post contains images

Galway students organise Ireland's first ever 'SlutWalk'

Ireland’s first ever “SlutWalk” will be held next month in Galway. Similar marches have been held across the globe this year to call for a change in attitude towards rape victims.

# students-union - Monday 15 August, 2011

Students warned about rogue landlords

The Union of Students in Ireland is calling for a Deposit Protection Scheme to stop students being cheated by unscrupulous landlords.