Editorial: We stand by our reporting


Since the publication of our article on the investigation by a Students’ Union body of allegations against the Students’ Union newspaper, The University Times, Trinity News has been subjected to a number of criticisms. We answer some of them below. First of all, we received a report which was compiled by a body consisting of […]

Fossil Free TCD: Trinity must follow its strategic plan and divest

We want to show that students still have the power to have a positive influence on the pressing issues of our time

If we can’t recognise depression in our peers, how can we recognise it in ourselves?


I’d consider myself to be a compassionate person, someone who has time to listen to friends’ worries. Why then did I ignore my own mental health?

Looking to the future

There’s an excitement and a sense of change on the horizon.

Staff and students must work together

It is much less scary to challenge those in power when you know you have the strength of a group behind you.

A final positive note

A positive to reflect on, and look forward to, is the election of an SU that looks like the most dynamic and interesting I’ve seen so far in Trinity.

Saying goodbye to the paper I love

My time as a Trinity News staff writer, news editor and now as editor of the paper has defined my time in college.

Time to lift MSM blood ban

The message of safe sex needs to be pitched now more than ever to people of all sexualities and genders.

Politicisation of SU elections a welcome change

Students have generally not fought back against their cumulative economic disempowerment because they have been led by a union that in recent years has not believed in protest,

Consent is not the last word in combating male sexual entitlement

By focusing solely on consent, we run the risk of failing to strike at the heart of received ideas of male sexual entitlement.


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Niamh Lynch
Kelly McGlynn
Michael Foley
Katarzyna Siewierska
Clare McCarthy


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Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow


Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
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