“We’re rewriting the rulebook:” Interview with GSU vice-presidential candidate Joseph Keegan

Keegan, in his campaign for vice-president, sees postgraduates as the “cornerstone” of college

Covid-19 has opened a new page in a book that Joseph Keegan wants to write for the Graduate Students’ Union. After pursuing and completing a post-graduate certificate in Creative Thinking, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Trinity last year, he hopes to


Trinity alum Louise Nealon signs six-figure deal for debut novels

Element Pictures, the producers behind Normal People, have purchased the film and TV rights to Nealon’s novel

Louise Nealon, a 27 year old Trinity alumna, seems set to follow in fellow Trinity alum Sally Rooney’s footsteps with the 2021 release of her debut novel and pre-publication seizing of film and TV rights by Element Pictures.

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Unique GSU hustings with “teething pains” as candidates set out campaigns over livestream

Sabbatical officer candidates took questions from a small but engaged viewership

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Candidates for Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) sabbatical officer positions fielded questions from postgraduate students this afternoon in a virtual hustings, marking a break from the traditional town hall format due to Covid-19 restrictions.

The hustings – which faced some “teething


Hugh McInerney elected next Ents Officer

Following an uncontested race, McInerney wins the role of Ents Officer

Hugh McInerney, a final year history student, has been elected Entertainments Officer of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) for the 2020/2021 academic year. Running in an uncontested race, there was little doubt that McInerney would not secure the position,


SU Elections: Hugh McInerney talks accessibility and collaboration with societies

The sole Ents candidate proposes a new service called “Trinity This Week”, an overview of “Ents events, society gatherings and other noteworthy events” in a video format

Hugh McInerney, a history student in his final year, is running an uncontested race for the position of Ents Officer, though he promises that this will not compromise his campaign. In fact, he states, “I really don’t want anyone to


Confusion and improvement at the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service

For Trinity’s international student population, a new visa renewal process is a welcome change to a dreaded annual tradition

After following signs that filter EU and non-EU passport holders into specially designated enclosures, queuing through a maze of airport stanchions, and arriving at the desk of a passport control officer, international students who arrive in Ireland are granted green