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Trinity veteran activist Conchuir Ó Raidaigh running in upcoming general election

Ó Raidaigh will be running as a People Before Profit candidate in Dublin North West

Trinity veteran activist Conchuir Ó Raidaigh has announced his candidacy for the upcoming general election.

Ó Raidaigh will be running as a People Before Profit candidate in Dublin North West. Making the announcement on Twitter this evening, Ó Raidaigh said: …

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DCU referendum results voided due to low turnout

All three of the referendums held by DCUSU last week failed to reach a quorum of 10% of the student population

Three referendums held in Dublin City University (DCU) have had their results voided, due to not enough students turning out to vote.  Each of the three referendums failed to reach a quorum of 10% of the student population, which currently

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Engineering students angered by exam error

Students were left without a required formula sheet until 10 minutes before the exam was scheduled to end

Junior Fresh Engineering students were left confused and panicked during an exam yesterday, as were not given a required formula sheet until 10 minutes before the exam was scheduled to end. 

First year Engineering students undertaking the Engineering Materials and

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RCSI gains university status

The authorisation was granted by both Houses of the Oireachtas today

The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) has been authorised to use the title of university in Ireland, following approval by both Houses of the Oireachtas today. 

RCSI is a higher education, professional training and research institution focused on medicine

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Fintan O’Toole and Mary Harney awarded honorary doctorates

Joan Freeman, Professor Terry Hughes and Professor Michael Gazzaniga were also awarded honorary doctorates

Irish Times columnist Fintan O’Toole and former Tánaiste Mary Harney received honorary doctorates from Trinity this afternoon, the first such ceremony presided over by Chancellor Mary McAleese.

O’Toole, an acclaimed political and cultural commentator, was awarded a Doctor in Letters.

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Mary McAleese inaugurated as Trinity’s chancellor

McAleese takes over the role from Mary Robinson, another former president of Ireland

Mary McAleese was inaugurated as the new chancellor of Trinity ahead of her first honorary degree ceremony this afternoon.

At a ceremony in the provost’s house, Provost Patrick Prendergast said that Trinity is “honoured and very lucky” to appoint McAleese

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Trinity-led Beyond 2022 project receives €2.5m in government funding

700 years of historical records destroyed by fire at the Four Courts will be digitally recreated

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced €2.5 million in government funding today for a Trinity-led project digitally recreating 700 years of historical records of the Public Record Office of Ireland, which were destroyed by fire at the Four Courts at the beginning