The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) celebrates ten years of research

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  The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) celebrated ten years of research in Trinity College Dublin earlier this month. TILDA’s research focuses on understanding and improving ageing in Ireland.   Established in 2006, TILDA was created to provide an evidence base for understanding ageing. Before this, there was minimal information available in Ireland on the […]

Making a murderer’s Dean Strang talks to the Phil

Dean Strang, an American lawyer who came to fame following the success of the Netflix series ‘Making a Murder’, today received the gold medal of Honorary Patronage from the Philosophical Society. Strang was defence attorney for the accused Steven Avery, whose trial lasted years and has caused much public controversy since the series was aired. […]

Strong attendance at Campaign Hub launch

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Last night saw the launch of TCDSU’s ‘Campaign Hub’ at the dining hall. There were speakers from various groups and campaigns, introduced by TCDSU President Kieran McNulty, who also spoke. Speakers included representatives from TCDSU Repeal the 8th Committee, Gender Equality Officer Rachel Skelly, Claire Dowling from Scholars at Risk and representatives of Fossil Free […]

The Pav gets political: Polsoc and SOFIA’s screening of the Trump/Clinton debate

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The Trump/Clinton debate was screened by SOFIA and the Politics Society in the Pav yesterday evening. The enthusiastic turnout surpassed the seating available, but students stayed and watched through the open back door, eager for a glimpse of the next American president. The debate kicked off with issues surrounding the economy and Hillary Clinton spoke […]

‘Persepolis’ creator Marjane Satrapi talks culture, religion and conservatism at the Phil

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Yesterday afternoon, the University Philosophical society awarded Iranian graphic novelist and film director Marjane Satrapi with the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage. Satrapi is best known for writing and illustrating the award-winning comic book (she prefers this term to “graphic novel”, which she says sounds pornographic) ‘Persepolis’. The novel has since been translated into several […]

TCDSU’s Know Your Union Week

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       “I suppose we brought “Know Your Union Week” into play to make our positions, and the union itself, more accessible.”  “Freshers’ week isn’t over” is the leading line in the Students’ Union’s introduction to their new campaign week, “Know Your Union”,  a fresh addition to the student calendar this year. With no […]

Strong student attendance at Repeal march, despite rain and bus strike

A delegation of about 300 students marched today under the USI banner as ‘Students for Choice’ in the annual March for Choice. The students assembled from 12:30 outside House Six from where they proceeded to march to outside the Garden of Remembrance to join the rest of the march. This year’s march was themed as […]

Phil bring the glitz and glamour with club Philth

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Club Philth, the annual Freshers’ Week extravaganza of drinking and debauchery co-hosted this year by the Phil, Trinity Arts Festival and Q-Soc, took place on Thursday evening. Over 800 Trinity students descended upon the Grand Social for a Studio 54-inspired party that proved to be a true highlight of the busy Trinity Freshers’ schedule. Despite […]

LawSoc Welcomes Making a Murderer Attorneys

LawSoc welcomed Dean Strang and Jerry Buting to a packed out Goldsmith hall to discuss their involvement with the Netflix series, Making a Murderer. The series, which premiered last December, centres around the case of Steven Avery who was convicted of murder in 2007. Strang and Buting were Avery’s legal counsel. Avery was wrongly convicted […]

Madness at the House of Hatters

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   As I embarked on my third night out in a row, my body quickly reminded me that I am no longer 18, but in fact the ripe old age of 22. My body is not meant for this, but I ploughed on, determined to party like a fresher. The House of Hatters, hosted in […]

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