Provost Patrick Prendergast announced the appointment this evening
This evening, Provost Patrick Prendergast announced that Professor Shane Allwright has been appointed as a Pro-Chancellor in Trinity.
Allwright is a Fellow Emerita and has worked in public health and primary care in government departments and Trinity.
Allwright is a …
The Library will provide masks to students who forget to bring a face covering in “emergency” situations
College has announced that face coverings are now mandatory for students using the Library, as well as for tourists visiting the Book of Kells.
Students using the Library will be reminded by signs and staff to wear a face covering.…
Services in the Buttery are to resume, as well as tours for visitors
Today, College has begun the next phase of its reopening, following its closure on March 12 to try prevent the spread of coronavirus.
While Trinity has been closed since March, it began its phased reopening of the Library from June …
The group is planning a camp-in protest at Trinity next weekend
Climate activist group System Change Ireland has written to College to ask it to “support and encourage” students to participate in civil disobedience to protest against government inaction on climate change.
In a letter email sent to Provost Patrick Prendergast, …
Work began on reshaping the old lawn earlier this week
Trinity has begun planting the new wildflower meadows outside Front Gate following work beginning on transforming the lawn earlier this week.
The conversation of the lawn into wildflower meadows comes after thousands of students, staff and members of the public …
NUI Galway alumni details were among data breached by a cyber attack on Blackbaud Inc
College was “not affected” by a cyber attack that occurred on Blackbaud Inc, a company which is used to manage databases of contacts for several universities.
A number of National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) alumni were told that …
Residents have reportedly complained against the introduction of additional bed spaces to Trinity Hall due to students’ “anti-social behaviour”
This morning, Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Eoin Hand expressed concern over the objection from Temple Road residents for additional bed spaces for students at Trinity Hall.
According to TheJournal.ie, concerns over students “late-night” behaviour at Trinity Hall …
Speaking at a meeting of the National Advisory Committe on sexual harassment and consent Harris stated his department would be “a vehicle of social inclusion”
This morning, Higher Education Minister Simon Harris met wiith the National Advisory Committe on sexual harassment and consent.
The committee is chaired by the Women’s Council Ireland.
Speaking at the meeting Harris stated that he believes his department is “a …
The Co-Op feels as though students’ anxieties are being “dismissed”
Trinity’s Ability Co-Op have launched a new Anxiety Project, the first in a series of projects looking at the struggles of disabilities faced by students in College.
The project, which is to be made up of informative videos and articles, …
Minister Harris secured the funding from the government to help meet the additional costs to third level education following the Covid-19 pandemic
This afternoon, the new Department for Higher and Further Education announced a €168 million funding package had been approved by government for the third level education sector.
Following a cabinet decision last night, 10,000 students are to receive financial support …