The real cost of hosting the Olympics

 The Olympics is one of the largest events in the world, and with the most recent games in Rio having 308 events in 28 sports and over 11,000 competitors, hosting it is sure to be quite expensive. However, a new study, led by Bent Flyvbjerg of the University of Oxford’s SAΪD Business School, suggests that […]

Ireland’s student accomodation

     The enormous increase in the number of students in third level education over the past several decades and the rapid population growth in Irish cities have created a situation where there is fierce competition for space to live in Dublin and in other cities that host third level educational institutions throughout the country. […]

Working on the Fringe

“It’s important that people employ both revolution and reform and I think, in fact, the tension between those methods is what brings about change.”      Throughout history, people have worked consistently to effect political and social changes in societies throughout the world. The means of effecting these changes can widely differ from place to […]

Our next great shame?

     Over 3,000 students will walk through Front Square during Fresher’s Week and feel the mix of excitement and anxiety that college life brings for the first time. Friends will be made and library fines will add up, but there is one girl who should be getting ready for third year that the state […]

‘Ninety Miles from Dublin’: The 1981 hunger strike; what it meant and why it happened.

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the 1981 H-Blocks hunger strike in which ten Irish republicans died. The average age of the dead men was 25, with the youngest two, O’Hara and McElwee, aged 23. In Ireland’s most recent history, the 1981 hunger strike is a stand-out moment. It was a crucial event in […]

Trinity has previously been used for talks by those with power, and those seeking it

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael’s talks aren’t the first time that Trinity has played host to warring sides hoping to come to a compromise

A prescription for our ailing two-tier health system

Eóin Ó Murchú explores the roadmap to universal healthcare in Ireland

An education in fiction

Dearbháil Clarke speaks to author Dave Rudden about his new novel, Knights of the Borrowed Dark, and his experiences of college

Is it time for Ireland to reintroduce fees?

Dylan Scully and Jonathan Deane take an in-depth look the implications of introducing tuition fees in Ireland by investigating some of the different systems of funding higher education that exist abroad

TCDSU 2015-16 Sabbat Review

What have the five elected SU officers achieved and have they met their manifesto promises?

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Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Clare McCarthy
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Illustration

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

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan