Gardaí Investigate suspected fraudulent financial activity within Trinity

The Examiner reported that the matter was “made clear” at Trinity Board meeting on March 23, as it would be reflected in Trinity’s annual financial report

Gardaí are currently investigating “suspected fraudulent financial activity at an education institution in Dublin”, an Garda Síochana confirmed to Trinity News this evening. 

Earlier yesterday, the Irish Examiner reported that a “number of alleged unauthorised payments” in Trinity are being


No formal protocol in place on student-staff relationships

According to an FOIA disclosure, Trinity has no policies in place limiting sexual or romantic relationships between lecturers and students

This article contains discussion of sexual assualt and harassment. 

Trinity has no formal protocols or procedures governing staff entering romantic or sexual relationships with students, information given to Trinity News under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 has revealed.

There …


Editors scrutinise candidates’ manifestos and experience at Media Hustings

Voting in sabbatical elections is now open following the final hustings event of the campaign

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Media Hustings took place this evening, after being postponed last week. In contrast with previous years, Media Hustings is the final hustings for candidates this year. It took place in Trinity Hall, after Halls Hustings.

In the final hustings event,


Law professor charged with murder

Following an altercation on Tuesday which resulted in his arrest, Dr Diarmuid Rossa has been charged with murder 

Trinity associate professor Dr Diarmuid Rossa Phelan has been charged with murder this morning, the Irish Independent has reported

Phelan has been charged following an altercation which occurred in Tallaght on Tuesday evening, where 36 year-old local man Keith


More students express concern over conduct of UT investigation

Following the publication of allegations last week, more students have come forward with objections to how the original investigation was handled

Last week, Trinity News reported allegations made against UT deputy editor Mairead Maguire, in which students alleged that confidential details were leaked.

The allegations were in relation to an article published on September 7 of last year, entitled “Phil, …


Mask mandate in College to be dropped from next week

This decision by College was taken in line with recent government decisions to remove the mask mandate for retail, primary and second level education and public transportation

Trinity will no longer require mask-wearing from next Monday, College announced this evening. 

Face-coverings will no longer be compulsory from next Monday February 28, apart from healthcare facilities, in line with government guidelines. 

College added that this is in line


DU Law Society fundraiser taking place today across campus

Trinity’s LawSoc is fundraising for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, with collections and five-a-side football

Trinity’s Law Society (LawSoc) is holding fundraisers today across campus for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC). 

LawSoc has been fundraising for the charity throughout the year, which is culminating in a number of fundraising events and activities taking place