Elections 2021

Presidential Candidate Keogh Clashes With EC Over Major Strike Ruling

Campaigning starts tomorrow with the Dining Hall hustings taking place online.
By Matt McCannn

TCDSU Adds Extra Hustings for Sabbatical Election Period

All hustings will take place fully online this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
By Sárán Fogarty

Ents Race Likely Close as Two Candidates Pitch Similar Visions

This year’s race for entertainment officer will see two candidates pushing for better inclusivity in Trinity’s social scene.
By Jane Cook and Naoise D'Arcy

Sole Communications and Marketing Candidate Pitches Continuity and Experience

In this year’s only uncontested race, final-year sociology student Aoife Cronin presents her vast society experience in marketing and public relations to make the case against RON.
By John Keenan

Welfare Candidates Put Ever-Changing Student Priorities at Heart of Race

Three candidates – Sierra Mueller-Owens, Dylan Krug and Cathal O’Riordan – will contest the position.
By Emer Tyrrell

Two Experienced Union Candidates Battle it Out in Education Race

This year, Dan O’Reilly and Bev Genockey are running for the position of education officer, after the race was uncontested last year.
By Faye Curran

In Presidential Race, Candidates Reckon With a Situation Out of their Control

This year’s elections will take place fully online for the first time in the union’s history.
By Sárán Fogarty

In Editor Race, Traditional Candidate Takes on Far-Right Opponent

For the third time in the newspaper’s history, the editor race will be contested.
By Mairead Maguire and Maitiú Charleton

Electoral Commission to Allow Candidates to Post on Telegram

Candidates may only post on social media platforms sanctioned by the Electoral Commission.
By Cormac Watson

Sabbatical Candidates Should Push Voter Registration, Says Council Chair

The chair of TCDSU council has said that candidates will need to encourage students to register to vote, ahead of an online-only election.
By Sárán Fogarty