The future of Irish agriculture

Trinity’s Agricultural Society Chair, Conor Stapleton, discusses the bright future agriculture has in Ireland, as well as the many hurdles that exist along its journey to modernisation

“The more and more we move into big cities and the further away the production of our food goes from us, the less we think about it” are words of caution by Trinity Agricultural Society’s Chair, Conor Stapleton, which are

What it means to be a hijabi in Trinity

An inside look at the experiences of hijabis in Trinity, and how to engage a meaningful, constructive discussion on Islamic feminism

The hijab, or “headscarf”, is one of the most misunderstood and contested pieces of clothing today. Veiling is a badge of faith and identity for people across many different religions and cultures. However, it is most commonly recognised as a

Revisiting the 1969 Gentle Revolution

50 years after the Gentle Revolution, the fight continues…

Student-occupied buildings, outrage at obstinate academic institutions, and an unlivable housing crisis. These are just a few of the details that describe the student movement Take Back Trinity. Just as they capture last year’s protests, they also echo an eerie

The night The Prodigy played Trinity Ball

Up until the early Nineties, Trinity Ball consisted of drinking to excess while watching local bands play. Then somebody had the idea to ask The Prodigy to headline in 1993

This week, the music world was left stunned by the news of Keith Flint’s sudden and untimely death. The Prodigy’s iconic frontman is understood to have taken his own life at the age of 49. Upon hearing the tragic news,

After rocky campaign, Kane emphasises listening to students as key campaign focus

Kane is the sole candidate in the race for Communications and Marketing Officer


Muireann Kane is a final year History of Art and Italian student and is the only candidate running for the position of Communications and Marketing Officer. Kane believes that the experience she has gained as this year’s Art Installation Officer

Donal MacNamee discusses the future of the University Times

The sole candidate in the race for Editor of the University Times discusses his manifesto points as well as the paper’s €16,000 deficit


Donal MacNamee, a Senior Sophister English and History student from Limerick, is the sole candidate in this year’s election bid for Editor of the University Times. MacNamee has led a successful campaign so far, coming out on top in the

1982: the year of the engineer

The 49 engineering students who put forward their candidacy for the 1982 TCDSU Presidential election reflect on their flirtation with student politics

The President is the highest office in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), and although some may consider the Ents Officer as having the most significant effect on their student lives, the President is the most influential student leader on …

What is a holiday?

Holly Moore examines how 2019 fashion trends reflect a millennial interpretation of a getaway

Though it may sound obvious, a Spring/Summer 2019 collection often alludes in some way to the idea of a getaway. Tenuous as that connection may sound, this season it seems that designers have returned with a heightened consciousness to the