Author: Daniel Waugh

Cuireann AMLÉ fáilte roimh an bhreithiúnas i gcás Ibrahim Halawa agus roimh a thuras sábháilte abhaile

‘Níor cheart go mbeidh ar mhac léinn ar bith maireachtáil trí thromluí mar seo’, a deir AMLÉ Inniu, chuir Aontas na Mac Léinn in Éirinn fáilte roimh an bhreithiúnas a d’fhógair an chúirt Éigipteach a chuir deireadh leis na cúisimh uile in éadan Ibrahim Halawa. Tá AMLÉ ag éileamh gur cheart go mbeidh Ibrahim Halawa ar ais in Éirinn chomh luath agus is féidir. Tráchtann an tAontas freisin nár cheart go mbeidh ar mhac léinn ar bith eile maireachtáil trí thromluí mar seo. Mar a dúirt Leas-Uachtáran AMLÉ, Síona Ní Chatháil: ‘Bhí mic agus iníonacha léinn ar fud na...

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Seoltar an Feachtas Náisiúnta do Mhúinteoirí faoi Oiliúint ag Aontais Éagsúla

Sheol Aontas na Mac Léinn in Éirinn (AMLÉ) feachtas in éineacht le ceardchumainn éagsúla (TUI, ASTI, INTO agus ICTU) a éilíonn coinníollacha oibre níos fearr do mhúinteoirí faoi oiliúint agus iad ar thaithí oibre. Éilíonn na haontais gur cheart go bhfaighidh na múinteoirí faoi oiliúint tacaíocht airgid agus iad ar thaithí oibre, chun costais thaistil, lóistín, ábhar agus bia a chlúdú, nithe atá níos costasaí ná ariamh mar gheall ar an ardú i gcostais mhaireachtála na mac léinn, rud a dhéanann dochar do mhic léinn. Iarrann an feachtas ar mhúinteoirí faoi oiliúint agus múinteoirí nua-cháilithe suirbhé giortach a líonadh...

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USI Condemns Dublin City Councillor’s Vote Preventing Student Accommodation Planning During Crisis

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) today condemns a vote by Dublin City Councillors last night for applicants to submit evidence demonstrating that there is not an over-concentration of student accommodation within an area, including a map showing all such facilities, from 0.25km to 1km of a proposal in Dublin. Speaking after the vote, USI Deputy President Síona Cahill, ‘In short, this will negatively impact future developments of student accommodation in Dublin. The National Student Accommodation Strategy by the Department of Education and Skills has projected that the number of bed spaces for students may increase by 15,000...

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USI Welcomes Ibrahim Halawa’s Verdict And Safe Journey Home

‘Never again should a student live this nightmare’, says USI The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) today welcomed the verdict taken by the Egyptian court to acquit Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa of all charges. USI is calling for the immediate return of student Ibrahim Halawa back home to Ireland. The union also states never again should a student live this nightmare. USI Deputy President Síona Cahill said, “Students across Ireland have been behind the campaign to release Ibrahim Halawa alongside his sisters Somaia, Fatima and Omaima. We celebrated his birthday, we cried out every time his trial was delayed,...

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Unions launch national campaign for student teachers

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) today launched a campaign with trade unions TUI, ASTI, INTO and ICTU for better working conditions for student teachers while on placement. The unions are demanding student teachers should receive financial support while on placement, to cover the cost of travel, accommodation, materials, and food as a result of the drastic increase in the cost of living devastating students’ lives. The campaign is calling on student teachers and graduates to fill out a short survey to help drive the campaign forward. Link to national student and graduate teacher survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/95S9S7H Speaking at...

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