Ireland’s indirect prison system explained

Students are fighting against Direct Provision in Trinity

In the last few years the terms “refugee”, “asylum seekers”, and “immigrants” have been widely used in mass media to refer to people who don’t belong to their country of residence. However, there are crucial differences in these labels that

The Hellfire Club: A ghoulish tale in Dublin history

The Hellfire Club on Montpelier Hill is so much more than a stop on Dublin city’s ghost tour

Atop the peak of Montpelier Hill, nestled well amongst the Dublin mountains sits a ruined stone building which, for generations has served as a place of ghostly tales and frightening night time retreats. Montpelier Hill, known more commonly as “The …

“We never suggested that ethnicity on its own would be salvation”

In the aftermath of the Irish presidential election, Pavee Point’s Co-Director Martin Collins speaks to Trinity News

Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny described March 1, 2017, when the State gave formal recognition to the distinct ethnic identity of Travellers, as “a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland”. Kenny continued: “I hope that today …

Trinity’s location: a historical triumph and a modern disadvantage

Historically Trinity has always been at the centre of Dublin society, but in modern times an ideal city location can become a hindrance

Sitting proudly amongst the historical Georgian architecture of South Dublin and just a short walk from many of our states’ political institutions, shopping districts, and some of the city’s finest restaurants and bars, Trinity seems to be blessed with an

Birds of feather don’t have to flock together

Temi Adeniran examines the attraction of cultures in Trinity

In its over 400 years of existence, Trinity has amassed over 120 societies and clubs for its students’ extracurricular interests. These range from large debating societies to the many cultural societies that Trinity has gained over the years as the …

Commuting to college: the struggles and advantages

Trinity News looks at the issues students face on their daily commute to college, from financial to health and wellbeing

Commuting is a fact of life for many students at Trinity. Attending university in many countries is tied to taking that big step and moving out of the family home. In Ireland, however, if you’re from a region with a

Who you gonna call?

Operating as a comforting presence in the dark, who are the volunteers manning the phones of NiteLine?

You’ve seen their advertisements all over College: posters in bathroom stalls, pamphlets around the Arts Block, flyers in the corridors. As students in Trinity, most of us are vaguely familiar with the existence of a service called NiteLine. But what

“Hate the housing crisis with all my heart”: Students affected by the housing crisis

With the discussion on the housing crisis, it can be easy to forget the people behind the numbers

Discussions and debates on housing and homelessness have been widespread on campus in the last few weeks. From a visit by Fianna Fáil’s leader, Micheál Martin, to the 3,000 person student-led march last week, to an urgent housing-related

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