SU Elections: Philly Holmes on breaking “the wall of SU blue”

“I feel like I can use the skills that I’ve gained from four years on campus, a lot of them have been given by the SU, and then use them to give back”

Philly Holmes, a fourth year Music student, says his chief aim as Communications and Marketing Officer is to put “students first” by laying digital foundations to increase students’ engagement with the SU, and to make sure that students know the


Strike action averted at Dundalk Institute of Technology

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) said that their objectives had been met, so strike was no longer necessary

A strike planned by staff at Dundalk Institute of Technology for next week has been called off, having been originally scheduled to go ahead on Tuesday November 19. Management at the institute of technology have conceded to union demands, namely …


Long-term funding needed to help people with intellectual disabilities access higher education says report

The report was launched in Trinity this evening by the Minister of State for Higher Education

A new report launched this evening highlights a lack of funding for resources that support people with intellectual disabilities in accessing higher education. The report calls for a national response to support people with intellectual disabilities transitioning from secondary education


College Park closed due to stormy weather

The decision to close the park was communicated to all staff and students in an email this afternoon

College park, the large playing field area outside the Pavillion Bar has been closed by Trinity this afternoon due to the weather brought on by Hurricane Lorenzo.

In an email to all staff and students, the Estates and Facilities department …


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Trinity students plan to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for a fraction of the usual price. But how?

Come late August 2020, a group of Trinity students will have woken up at 11pm, climbed the final few hundred metres, and watched the day break from the highest point in Africa. They will have summited Mount Kilimanjaro. For just


Government gives €5 million in emergency funding to IT Tralee

The institute has experienced significant financial difficulties in the past few years

The Government has given  €5 million to IT Tralee in emergency funding, in an effort to keep Kerry’s sole third-level institution afloat.

IT Tralee have experienced serious cash-flow problems in recent years, and this emergency funding is needed to pay