Press and Media

The Press Office is tasked with communicating the Union’s message to members of the media and the general public. On this page you will find the most recent five USI media releases, external media links (from August 2013), statements and publicly released speeches from USI since July 1 2012.  Click here for all releases. 

Please direct all media enquiries to Martina Genockey.

Tel: 086 033 3942

Recent Releases:

USI statement on the first anniversary of the death of Ashling Murphy

On the first anniversary of the death of Ashling Murphy, the Union of Students in Ireland is reiterating its stance that everyone in society has a role to play in ending femicide and all violence against women. USI remembers Ashling and the other 15 women who have...

SETUSU Students say YES to USI

USI backed by 97% of students in South Eastern TU RELEASED: 17.00 1/12/2022 The Union of Students in Ireland has welcomed the results of an affiliation referendum at the new South Eastern Technological University, in which 97.1% of students voting opted to join the...

USI supports UCU Rising campaign, including possible strike action by staff in UK and Northern Ireland colleges

The Union of Students in Ireland supports the recent decision by members of the University and College Union (UCU) in the UK and Northern Ireland to strike if necessary, as part of actions on pay and working conditions. Just over 80 per cent of members who voted chose...