Tag: USI

Irish Antifa Project: Conclusion

Entering into this project we had a series of strategic objectives to attain, in order to make the project worth our while.  Firstly, we wanted to show that even complacent leftist apparatchiks, who are ensconced in a world of established...

/ 17/05/2020

Irish Antifa Project – Siona Cahill

This is the latest part of an undercover investigation into the tacit and sometimes overt support for antifascist harassment among elements of the Irish media and political class. We advise you to listen to all leaked audio and read all...

/ 05/04/2020

Dear USI Executive: Resign

In 2017 Katie Ascough stirred up controversy, and was eventually impeached due to her pulping of SU material containing advice for the procurement of an abortion. While a bugbear of the conservative right on campus, those who turned the knife...

/ 12/03/2020

Irish Antifa Project: USI Deputy President Michelle Byrne, NUS-USI President Robert Murtagh, and USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick

This is the third part of an undercover investigation into the tacit and sometimes overt support for antifascist harassment among elements of the Irish media and political class. We advise you to listen to all leaked audio and read all...

/ 09/03/2020

Student Charges and USI’s Student Levy

With September looming, the annual news cycle has invariably turned to the perennial problem of student accommodation, or, more correctly, the lack of it.  What is increasingly clear is that, with their eye-watering rents, the newly built purpose built student...

/ 24/08/2019

TCDSU Gears Up for Another Year of Activism

As the coming year approaches and the next set of Trinity Student Union officers dream up their big, world-changing ideas, which bare absolutely no relation to the University or its students, it seems like a good time to look back...

/ 21/08/2019

It’s Time to Disaffiliate From the USI

At the beginning of each year students across Ireland pay their college and university fees. Incorporated into these lump sums is the standardised €8 membership fee for the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). This organisation purports to represent 374,000...

/ 01/03/2019