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Tuam historian, Irish poet, and American physicist awarded honorary degrees from Trinity

Catherine Corless, Thomas Kinsella and Michal Lipson received their honorary degrees earlier this afternoon

Catherine Corless, who shed light on a mass grave at Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Irish poet Thomas Kinsella, and American physicist Michal Lipson were awarded honorary degrees by Trinity at a commencements ceremony held this afternoon.

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Spar Nassau Street shuts doors for the final time

Mooch, Lemon and Sprout on Dawson Street have all been forced to close in the last month

The doors of Spar Nassau Street, located across from Trinity, are shutting for the last time tonight ahead of the demolition of the building that houses it.

The location is frequented by Trinity students looking to purchase snacks, drinks and

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Provost says Trinity is “under-ranked”, as he presents new Strategic Plan

The comment came in Prendergast’s final “State of the College” address

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Trinity is “under-ranked” compared to other universities, Provost Patrick Prendergast has said at an address to staff and students this afternoon. Prendergast has noted that this was his last “State of the College” address before his tenure ends in 2021.

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UUSU remaining in NUS-USI following referendum

Over 90% of voters chose to retain their SU’s membership of the body

Ulster University students have voted to remain members of the National Union of Students-Union of Students in Ireland (NUS-USI), with 90.2% of voters choosing to retain their SU’s membership of the overarching Students’ Union for Northern Ireland.

The result

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Ulster University students go to the polls on NUS-USI membership

Three years ago, Ulster University students voted 88% in favour of remaining a member of the body

Voting began in Ulster University this morning on whether their Students’ Union should remain members of NUS-USI (National Union of Students-Union of Students in Ireland), the overarching body representing students in Northern Ireland.

UUSU (Ulster University Students’ Union)

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TCDSU launches #RingTheLads repeal campaign

The campaign is urging men to talk to each other about repeal

 

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) launched its #RingTheLads campaign, which urges students to talk to their male friends to urge them to vote for repeal in the upcoming referendum on the eighth amendment.

The campaign’s main promotional material is

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“Patently absurd:” provost dismisses several student media stories

He made comments about “fake news” at the scholar dinner yesterday

 Provost Patrick Prendergast appears to have brushed aside several stories published  by student media this year, including allegations of sexual harassment against Sean Ryan and students being locked into the Dining Hall during its occupation. 

At the scholars’ dinner yesterday,