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# students-union - Friday 27 October, 2017

UCD students vote to impeach Students' Union president Katie Ascough
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

UCD students vote to impeach Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Oct 27th 2017, 7:40 AM 59,907 Views 524 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Oct 11th 2017, 9:12 PM 31,855 Views 138 Comments

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
# UL

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 21,575 Views 77 Comments

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
# NUIM
# NUIM

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

Nov 23rd 2016, 11:39 AM 45,059 Views 35 Comments

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
# Inclusive
# Inclusive

NUIG is going to introduce gender neutral bathrooms on campus

Jun 28th 2016, 3:40 PM 20,571 Views 146 Comments

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
# Ask Consent
# Ask Consent

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

Sep 18th 2015, 8:43 AM 29,775 Views 153 Comments

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
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms

Sep 8th 2015, 8:31 PM 31,887 Views 160 Comments

“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
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

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

Mar 31st 2015, 5:37 PM 39,487 Views 468 Comments

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
# High Time

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 38,338 Views 145 Comments

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
# Rock The Vote
# Rock The Vote

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Feb 25th 2015, 9:38 AM 10,711 Views 95 Comments

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
# Public Order
# Public Order

Six arrested during Waterford RAG Week celebrations

Feb 14th 2015, 11:17 AM 15,927 Views 34 Comments

A large crowd had gathered on John St.

# students-union - Thursday 11 September, 2014

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

The Wolf of UL is back with this brilliant Anchorman spoof

Sep 11th 2014, 10:08 AM 2,563 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Dodgy Haircuts Alert

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

May 4th 2014, 5:30 PM 22,464 Views 11 Comments

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
# Clubs And Socs
# Clubs And Socs

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

Mar 21st 2014, 6:15 AM 19,118 Views 262 Comments

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"
# NUI Maynooth
# NUI Maynooth

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

Mar 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 37,820 Views 80 Comments

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
# Purity Matters Initiative
# Purity Matters Initiative

Galway university society disbanded for homophobic message

Dec 5th 2013, 8:29 AM 30,936 Views 322 Comments

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
# Campus Living
# Campus Living

UCD students complain of lack of respect on campus

Nov 19th 2013, 8:33 AM 33,246 Views 58 Comments

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
# Trinity
# Trinity

Trinity students vote to keep Tom Lenihan as union president

Nov 1st 2013, 10:24 PM 24,793 Views 176 Comments

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
# Trinity College Dublin
# Trinity College Dublin

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

Oct 30th 2013, 9:34 AM 18,107 Views 77 Comments

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

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

10 people you will meet in college

Oct 25th 2013, 9:30 PM 37,908 Views 41 Comments

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
# Students
# Students

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

Mar 28th 2013, 9:36 PM 15,757 Views 81 Comments

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
# Students
# Students

Roscommon native elected as new USI President

Mar 27th 2013, 5:32 PM 9,003 Views 25 Comments

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
# Rag Week

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

Feb 19th 2013, 9:51 AM 18,939 Views 81 Comments

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
# Classroom Politics
# Classroom Politics

Trinity students vote to stick with USI

Oct 4th 2012, 9:31 PM 9,759 Views 25 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

Education minister welcomes students' report on Junior Cert reform

Dec 29th 2011, 1:07 PM 2,160 Views 9 Comments

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
# Ban

TCD bans Daily Mail from campus shops

Dec 7th 2011, 4:49 PM 14,677 Views 90 Comments

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
# SlutWalk

Galway students organise Ireland's first ever 'SlutWalk'

Sep 8th 2011, 12:25 PM 5,048 Views 85 Comments

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
# Rogue Landlords
# Rogue Landlords

Students warned about rogue landlords

Aug 15th 2011, 8:13 AM 569 Views 6 Comments

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