Free condom dispensers to be installed around Trinity

The dispensers are being provided through a department of health initiative

Dispensers of free condoms and lube are to be installed in several locations around Trinity’s campus within the next month, according to Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union Welfare Officer Aisling Leen. 

Speaking to Trinity News, Leen said that she has


Trinity ranked top in Ireland for the 18th successive year in the Sunday Times Good University Guide

Trinity scored highly for research income and spending on facilities

Trinity has been ranked in first place for the 18th successive year in the annual Sunday Times league table of Irish third level institutions. 

The Sunday Times described Trinity’s position on top as a “situation unlikely to change anytime soon”


DCU student issued with deportation order

Mehwish Saquib was accepted to study at DCU under the University of Sanctuary scholarship scheme

Mehwish Saquib, a student at Dublin City University (DCU) has stated on Twitter that she has this morning received a deportation order from the Department of Justice . Saquib described the news as “devastating…for me and my family”.

Saqib is


Postgraduate workers in a “dangerous grey area” warn USI and SIPTU

USI and SIPTU have launched a charter on postgraduate students’ rights

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and SIPTU have today announced a joint charter calling for stronger workers’ rights for postgraduate students and laying out demands from higher education institutions regarding the treatment of postgraduate students.

Among the demands


Executive committee members elected at GSU AGM

Most roles were uncontested and the meeting struggled to reach a quorum

The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) tonight elected people to various positions of the union’s executive committee including faculty representatives and an Equality and Diversity Officer.

The elections took place at the union’s AGM, which was held this evening in the


“TCD Pro-Life Society” in breach of College trademark policy

The CSC have said that the group do not have the right to the use of the initialism “TCD” or to describe themselves as a society

The Central Societies Committee (CSC) have taken issue with the name of the “TCD Pro-Life Society” on the grounds that the group, which is not recognised as an official society, does have the right to the usage of the College