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:

“We need to get back to pre-pandemic Leaving Cert. results timeline”

The announcement by Minister for Education, Norma Foley that the Leaving Cert. results will be released on August 25 is a step in the right direction, but still not early enough, says the Union of Students in Ireland.   USI, along with higher education...

Urgent action needed to address abortion access inequality

Five years after the Irish people chose to repeal the eighth amendment and legalise abortion in Ireland, the Union of Students in Ireland is joining calls for urgent action to remove the barriers that many people seeking access to abortion still face. Students played...

USI supports Seanad Éireann motion to provide employment rights and protections to PhD researchers

The Union of Students in Ireland urges all Senators to support a motion aimed at securing the rights of PhD researchers, including addressing precarious contracts and proving a living wage for all involved in teaching and research in higher education institutions. USI...