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Trinity’s Dean of Research questions government’s gender action plan

Doyle says creating posts specifically for women may not be the best strategy

Trinity’s Dean of Research, Professor Linda Doyle, has stated that she isn’t confident that the creation of “women-only” positions within universities is the answer to gender imbalances in higher education institutions.

Doyle explained that she believes action needs to be

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Charmingly haunting Richard III – what to do over reading week

If you’re looking for something to do over reading week, Richard III is in it’s final few performances at the Abbey Theatre with tickets from €16

Druid Performing Arts Company, in association with the Abbey Theatre, is in their last week of performances for Richard III by William Shakespeare. The play was written during the Tudor dynasty and is thought to be influenced by propaganda against

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Wilde in Trinity

Michéle Mendelssohn visited Trinity last night to discuss her book Making Oscar Wilde

Last night, a public lecture and an audience Q&A session was held in the Trinity Long Room Hub hosted by Vice-Provost Chris Morash and organized by the Trinity College Library, speaking at the event was Michéle Mendelssohn.

Mendelssohn, an Associate

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Halls expansion to provide 300 new beds

European Investment Bank invests €100m in Trinity’s capital projects

Trinity Hall (Halls) is to receive a 300-bed expansion as one of four capital development projects set to take place across campus under €100m investment from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Other projects include expanding the School of Law and …

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Three Cork students raped since the start of term

The Cork Sexual Violence Centre notes an increase in reports as colleges reopen

Content warning: sexual assault, rape.
Three female students have reported being raped since the beginning of September in Cork. The three students from University College Cork (UCC) and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), two of whom have since dropped out
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The Future of the Movement

Three years after marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Bill, Q-Soc discuss political representation and rights in Ireland

An LGBTQ+ panel put on in a joint effort by the Politics Society and Q-Soc discussed both the future and the past of the LGBT rights movement in Ireland on Tuesday evening. The general mood of the night was one

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Library services to be unavailable this Thursday

Library services to be reduced as systems undergo maintenance

The Library is encouraging students and staff to make requests, inter-library loans and borrowing materials before a service interruption later this week when these Library services are to be reduced or unavailable. 

A “complete system downtime” is needed from 7:30