Arts & Culture

Remembering Brendan Kennelly

Ella Sloane reflects on Brendan Kennelly’s legacy as one of Ireland’s most beloved poets and novelists

17 October 2021 saw the passing of one of Ireland’s greatest creatives and academics, Brendan Kennelly. Born in Ballylongford in County Kerry, Kennelly attended Trinity to study English and French upon being granted the college’s prestigious Reid scholarship. Even during

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Trinity students get to grips with online internships

Ella Sloane and Seán Holland talk to undergraduates about their experiences with this novel internship format


In terms of employability and skill development, internships can prove immensely valuable for undergraduates, often enhancing their future career prospects. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have pivoted their traditional internship programmes to virtual formats in order

Arts & Culture

Sheela-na-gigs unveiled: the sculptures boldly challenging centuries-old stigma

Ella Sloane examines Project Sheela, a street art project that celebrates women’s rights, sexuality, and power

Project Sheela, an enigmatic street art project that has caused eruptions online, has been dubbed a celebration of women’s rights, female sexuality, and empowerment by its creators, two anonymous Dublin-based artists. Launched on International Women’s Day 2020, the project pays …


Green movements must join the fight against environmental racism

With racial minorities disproportionately affected by the ruinous consequences of climate change, environmental justice must be linked with the fight for racial justice

Climate change and racial inequality have both garnered mass critical attention in recent decades. Following the death of George Floyd in 2020, the US saw a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. The impact of Covid-19 on racial minorities


Library opening hours should not be restricted this semester

The library is an essential part of student life, socially and academically. Both aspects are already constrained by the pandemic

Student morale is at an all-time low; a post-Christmas cloud of gloom has descended on the student population with the realisation that we will be entering the second semester amid the country’s third lockdown. For many the library is a