Life

Jailbreak 2019: Let the games begin

This year’s fundraiser for Vincent de Paul and Amnesty International is set to be the biggest yet

Jailbreak 2019 began with competitors meeting in Dublin Castle this morning, in what is the seventh instalment of the charity event. With €45,000 raised already, and 140 participants competing, this year’s cross-continental challenge is set to be the biggest to

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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

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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