USI calls on all Political Parties to Commit to Mental Health Reform before the General Election

The Union of Students in Ireland is calling on all political parties to commit to mental health reform and suicide prevention before the General Election. The number of students reporting mental health issues has increased, but as a result of hiring restrictions most colleges can’t afford to hire extra counselling staff to meet the demand. Research by […]

February 2016 now odds on to see General Election

After previous reports of an election looming before the end of 2015, it now looks like it may be February next year when we head to the polls. Initially November 2015 was red hot at 1/3 to see an election take place, but following a fairly uplifting Budget on Tuesday the odds have drifted out […]

General Election looks set for November as odds cut into 1/3 from 4/5

3/1 that Election will have to wait until March 2016 BoyleSports are predicting a General Election to take place next month in Ireland after a gamble has taken place on it occurring resulting in the odds shortening into 1/3 from 4/5. Both February and March 2016 can be backed at 3/1 with April 2016 available […]

Student’s demonstrate outside Dáil for Irish language lobby in General Election

100 Students will gather outside the Dáil tomorrow, Wednesday the 7th October, demanding an Irish language lobby in the General Election. The demonstration is organised by Conradh na Gaeilge and the Union of Students in Ireland, to demand that the Irish language is preserved and promoted by the next government. CnaG and USI understand the […]

Laois Offaly General Election Results

Electorate 106,312; Turnout 70.7%; Spoiled Votes 979; Quota 12,373; Seats 5 Elected – 1. Charles Flanagan (FG)  2. Marcella Corcoran Kennedy (FG) 3. Barry Cowan(FF)  4. Brian Stanley (SF) 5. Sean Fleming (FF) ————————————————- Click here to see graph of how the votes and transfers went Eliminations – 1st Count Michael Cox, John Boland; 2nd […]