Sport

Trinity News dives into DUSC’s 125th-anniversary celebrations

DU Swimming and Water Polo Club marked the historic occasion with a day-long event, inviting both alumni and current students to compete

This year marks the 125th anniversary of DU Swimming and Water Polo Club (DUSC). Founded in 1897, it is one of the largest and oldest sports clubs in Trinity and one which is “very fortunate to have an amazing alumni

Arts & Culture

Re-Joyce in Dublin this Bloomsday

Ella Sloane’s guide to celebrating the centenary of Ulysses on June 16

This year marks the centenary of the first edition of Ulysses, and the Bloomsday Festival is back and bigger than ever. Named after the novel’s protagonist, Leopold Bloom, Bloomsday takes place annually on June 16 to celebrate the legacy of

Features

The unique challenges of LGBTQ+ mental health care

Author of The Queer Mental Health Workbook discusses his research

This article contains discussion of self-harm.

Research has consistently shown that members of the LGBTQ+ community face significant disparities in physical and mental health outcomes when compared to their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts, linked to societal stigma and discrimination. Speaking …

Sex & Relationships

Repeal Review appeals for submissions by April 1

Ella Sloane discusses persisting barriers to abortion access in Ireland ahead of Friday’s deadline

Almost four years after Ireland’s electorate voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment, significant barriers to abortion access persist, forcing women to travel to receive care. Geographical coverage remains one such barrier to accessing abortion, with only one in ten GPs

Student Living

“As someone born in Ukraine this war has almost broken me”

Ella Sloane talks to students affected by the current warfare in Ukraine

Since Russia’s sudden invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, College has released a statement condemning it and showing solidarity for “the Ukrainian people”. Undeniably the crisis has had a devastating impact on many members of the College community, including students

Arts & Culture

Rediscover Christ in a new light

Ella Sloane discusses Christ and His Cousin: Renaissance Rediscoveries with curator Dr Aoife Brady at the National Gallery of Ireland

Running until 8 May 2022 with free admissions, Christ and His Cousin: Renaissance Rediscoveries offers its viewers a unique “window into the past”, and is rife with symbolism recognisable to any Renaissance expert, or lover. The exhibition consists of eight

News

Gabi Fullam elected TCDSU president on first count

Fullam earned 51.9% of the vote while her opponent Rebecca Kelly earned 41.0%

Gabi Fullam has been elected as the next President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) on the first count, securing 51.9% of the vote.

Fullam’s opponent Rebecca Kelly received 41.0% of first preference votes, while 8.2% voted to reopen …