Memories of McDowell: a Trinity legend departs

A fixture on campus for decades, RB McDowell helped shape the college experience of generations of students. Anne Leonard looks back at the career of the Junior Dean to end them all.

Trinity graduates spearhead new awards for academic excellence

Traditionally, the Irish third level education system has focused on exam results rather than coursework as an indicator of excellence. The Irish Undergraduate Awards aim to correct this imbalance, writes Kiera Healy

The “submarine” in the Northern Ireland peace process

Former Chief of Staff to Tony Blair, Jonathan Powell, talks to Emily Monk about the peace process, the role of biscuits in negiotiation, and “the greatest tragedy of my life” — the final mark of his Oxford history degree.

Trinity volunteers spent summer working with Romanian orphans

Whilst some were in Thailand, the States, Russia or wherever, I went to Romania with a popular volunteer programme.

Bold girls don’t get men – do they?

Izabella Scott wonders why her assertive behaviour is less favoured than her sisters’ demureness

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