Life

In Green Week speech, Mary Robinson implores youth leadership and climate action

Ireland’s first female President discussed youth leadership, climate change, and the prospect of a healthier planet

Former President of Ireland, and current Chair of the Elders, Mary Robinson addressed a packed GMB yesterday morning to celebrate the beginning of Green Week. A transformative figure in Ireland, Robinson was greeted by rapturous applause from all present. She

Sport

Linda Djougang, Trinity’s rugby star

The Trinity Women’s Rugby athlete discusses the college-work balance, concussion, and her exposure to the sport

At first glance, Linda Djougang is an ordinary student. As she walks across the Trinity rugby pitch that she has graced with such distinction to date, she could easily be dismissed as a daring fresher rushing to her next lecture.

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Trinity Fringe provides laughter, entertainment and education once more

One of the most unique events on campus leaves an unsurprisingly positive impact

Self-described as an “exciting and vibrant showcase of all new bright and bold ideas,” this year’s Trinity Fringe festival certainly did not disappoint. A three day programme included workshops for aspiring creative minds on “how to submit to Dublin

Sport

Kavanagh: The godfather of Irish MMA

Jonathon Boylan talks life, tough beginnings, and his star pupil with Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh

Conor McGregor is undoubtedly the most recognisable face Ireland has produced in recent times. With an ability to split opinion like no other, he is seen by many as the poster boy for mixed martial arts (MMA) as a whole.

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Two polar opposites who aren’t all that different: The Kavanagh brothers

Trinity Entrepreneurial Society hosted the Kavanagh brothers, both entrepreneurs with one famous for training Conor McGregor

Last night, the Trinity Entrepreneurial Society welcomed two of Ireland’s most prominent self-made success stories, the Kavanagh brothers, to a packed  JM Synge lecture theatre. James has become synonymous with Irish millennials as a social media influencer and as co-owner

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What should students be listening to?

Podcasts that serve to educate, excite and enlighten that young mind of yours

The rise of the podcast is something that has been well documented. From the gripping narrative of “Serial”, to the conversational sporting analysis of “Off the Ball”, this nuanced media forum has something for everyone. A career for many, a

Life

England’s Alt-J visit the Phil

The eccentric three piece talk “sex, love, life and death”

Indie rock living legends Alt J took some well deserved downtime from their three sold out Olympia Theatre shows to receive a medal of Honorary Patronage from the Phil this afternoon. With a university success story that resonates with the

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Trinity’s independent music scene on the rise

Jonathon Boylan explores Trinity’s avant garde music scene, speaking with Luke Carey, Greg Tisdall, Mark Deering, and last year’s Battle of the Bands winners Cooks But We’re Chefs in the process

The Trinitones, Battle of the Bands, Trinity Ball, and every college event all have one thing in common: music. Indeed, in years gone by, Trinity’s music scene has moved from strength to strength. Not only does campus life facilitate the