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The never-ending saga of the Irish economy: cost of living crisis and tall tales of a budget surplus

A student’s guide to the cost of living crisis, Ireland’s economic state and College’s role in the ever-increasing financial burden upon students

Cost of living, rent increases, housing crisis, unlivable wages. These phrases are intrinsically intertwined with the current realities of millions across Ireland. For years, students, families, and professionals alike have grappled with economic hardship due to living in Ireland. Rather

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Attacks on tourists: Ireland’s new trend across global headlines

Recent reports have highlighted Dublin has become increasingly unsafe across various fronts. What do these reports actually entail? What does this mean for students?

For better or worse, Ireland is not a country to make consistent global headlines. Although a prominent and considerable nation, Ireland generally strays away from international notoriety. To most of the world, Ireland has primarily been known as a charming


Trinity professor Abeba Birhane named to inaugural TIME100 AI List

The new TIME list features leaders, policymakers, artists and entrepreneurs focusing on AI from countries around the world

Assistant Computer Science and Statistics Professor Abeba Birhane has been selected in the inaugural TIME100 AI List for her work researching harmful biases and stereotypes in artificial intelligence (AI).

The new TIME list features leaders, policymakers, artists and entrepreneurs focusing …

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Analysis: The importance of College’s partnership with Creative Ireland

Trinity has recently announced a partnership with the government-funded Creative Ireland programme that is set to revolutionise the manner in which climate action is approached

  • Creative Ireland is a programme sustained by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. Established in 2017, Creative Ireland comprises a series of multimillion-euro, state-funded projects to “ensure every person can discover their creative potential.”

At its

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Analysis: The newly introduced Disability Bill 2023 is set to extend disability supports in Ireland

An improved State system of reasonable accommodations and services hinges upon crucial amendments to disability legislation

As of 11 July 2023, a new bill introduced by Independent Trinity Senator Dr Tom Clonan has passed to the Committee (Third) Stage before the Seanad. The Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2023 aims to amend pre-existing legislation on disability services