Comment & Analysis


A Pioneer in Contemporary Irish Art Research and Engaging with Local Artists

At the cutting edge of research in Irish art, Yvonne Scott discusses supporting contemporary Irish artists and engaging with galleries and museums.
By Arianna Schardt

Far From a Nuisance, Industrial Action the Only Leverage Left for Trinity Academics

Dermot Frost, Secretary of Trinity’s branch of the Irish Federation of University Teachers, on why Trinity staff are balloting for Industrial Action.
By Dermot Frost

Tá Agóid i gcoinne an Ambasadóra Iosraelach tar éis airde a dhíriú ar Shaoirse Labhartha, in áit Cearta Daonna

Baineann beartais díreacha agusa foircneacha Mac Léinn ar son an Bhreithiúnais do Phalaistín a smacht ar an gcomhrá agus dá bharr sin, tá sé níos deacra dóibh a n-aidhmeanna a chur chun cinn.

Protest Against Israeli Ambassador has Focused Attention on Free Speech, Rather than Human Rights

Taking such pronounced measures has meant Students for Justice in Palestine lost control of the discussion, making it harder to promote their aims.

Cúis Imní do Ghluaiseacht na Mac Léinn atá in Aimhleisceas Íoc as Oideachas Saor in Aisce

Nuair nach nglacfadh ach 50 faoin gcéad de mhic léinn i gColáiste na Tríonóide le cánacha níos airde chun íoc as oideachas saor in aisce, caithfidh ceannairí mac léinn a iarrachtaí a leathnú chun an ghluaiseacht a aontú.

A Reluctance to Pay for Free Education is a Worrying Hurdle for the Student Movement

When barely 50 per cent of Trinity students would pay higher taxes for free education, student leaders must redouble their efforts to unite the student movement.

From Brexit to the Border, the Northern Irish Election will Change Trinity’s Relationship with the North

While Trinity has been successful in attracting Northern students, it needs to adapt to the challenges facing the region.
By Philip McGuinness

Next Year’s TCDSU Presidential Election Cannot Be an All Male Race

Gillian Murtagh argues that a shift in TCDSU’s approach to women in leadership is required in order to see female candidates run for president next year.
By Gillian Murtagh

Questioning Elections: The Advantages, Problems and Alternatives

Christopher McMahon asks if elections for sabbatical officers ought to be a foregone conclusion, and whether there are any other viable options.
By Christopher McMahon

MacPherson Vows to Increase Equality and Bring the Union to More Students

In an interview with The University Times, Alice MacPherson discusses her manifesto points and outlines how they will be achieved should she be elected.
By Anna Moran