Choosing the traits of your children: a genetic testing panel discussion

Trinity’s Genetics Society host its final event of the year yesterday, March 15. A panel discussion entitled Ethics, Genetics & Preimplantation Genetic Testing, this event was led by speakers from four disciplines concerning the area of genetic testing and screening. These included both the ethical and legislation aspects of the issue.   The event began […]

David Ola elected as JCR President

Results in the Trinity Hall Junior Common Room (JCR) elections were announced last night following voting in Halls yesterday. The successful candidates for the eleven available roles were announced in Mother Reillys in Rathmines. A total of 49 candidates ran, with 454 Halls residents voting. Eight of the eleven positions were elected by this vote, […]

TCDSU votes to stay neutral on Irish reunification

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has voted to remain neutral on the issue of a united Ireland. The result was announced by Education Officer Dale Ó Faoilleacháin on the doorstep of House 6. Out of a turnout of 2,157 students, 1,184 voted in favour of TCDSU remaining neutral on the issue, while 927 voted for the […]

92% of Unite members vote in favour of industrial action

A second trade union representing non-academic staff in Trinity has voted in favour of industrial action up to and including strike action. 92% of Unite trade union members voted in favour of industrial action, with a turnout of 73%.   The prospect of industrial action has been increasing for a number of months, with the […]

JCR hustings take place in Trinity Hall

Hustings took place yesterday evening, March 13, in Trinity Hall ahead of the election of the 2017/18 Junior Common Room (JCR) committee. There are eleven positions in total with eight of these up for election; President, Vice President/Treasurer, Secretary, Ents, Welfare, International, Sport and Music. The remaining three positions of Tech, Publications and Communications are […]

Hustings on Irish reunification preferendum takes place

The hustings on the Irish reunification campaign took place today at 2pm on the Dining Hall steps. Campaigning in the referendum started on March 9, with voting in the preferendum taking place tomorrow and Wednesday, March 14 and 15.   Two campaigns have begun within Trinity from groups supporting neutrality and reunification. The unity group […]

Israel conference to go ahead in Cork

A conference that has caused friction between the Embassy of Israel in Ireland and University College Cork (UCC) is to take place this month, but will be jointly held by both UCC and Cork City Hall, organisers announced last week.   The conference entitled “International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility” […]

Trinity Business School is the fastest growing school of its kind in Europe

It has been announced that Trinity Business School is the fastest growing school of its kind in Europe. Professor Andrew Burke, the Dean of the Business School, stated in the School’s newsletter that revenue generation has grown by 43% in the past year. These figures indicate, “as far as we can tell from available information”, […]

Minister for Education announces new employer investment mechanism for higher education

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, have announced the launch of a new consultation process on a proposed Exchequer-Employer Investment Mechanism, which will operate from 2018 onwards.   Speaking in Dublin Institute of Technology last week, Minister Bruton explained that through the Exchequer-Employer Investment […]

Trinity team win Jailbreak 2017

A Trinity team made up of two 2nd Year Business Studies and French students has won Jailbreak 2017. Liam Cronin and Mark Perham reached Location X just before 5pm this evening.   The mysterious location was revealed to be the Second Tower of San Marino’s Three Towers, located on the highest of Monte Titano’s summits. […]

Editors





Niamh Lynch
news@trinitynews.ie
Kelly McGlynn
features@trinitynews.ie
Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

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