Stakeholders in education meet today to discuss the role of religion in Irish schools

Trinity’s Department of Sociology is hosting a conference today on the role and place of religion in Irish primary schools in the 21st century. The conference will bring together stakeholders in Irish education to discuss the current position of religion in education and provide policy-oriented solutions.   Representatives from all prominent types of Irish primary […]

Trinity receives €25 million donation to fund flagship E3 institute

  Trinity has today announced its plans to develop a €60 million E3 Institute in Engineering, Energy and Environment, which will be funded by a major philanthropic donation.The €25 million donation made by the Naughton Foundation is the single largest private philanthropic donation in the history of the state. This will provide for over half of […]

Trinity recognises student athletes at Clontarf Castle

Photo by Ciaran Sunderland Trinity Sport awarded Sportsperson of the Year to Michael Silvester at an awards ceremony in Clontarf Castle on Tuesday night. The annual event celebrates the achievements and volunteers of Trinity Sport. The black-tie event was held off campus for the first time this year. Silvester’s performances with Dublin University Football Club […]

Trinity Human Rights and Religions summer school announces UN speakers

The Trinity Human Rights and Religions summer school has announced that two speakers from the United Nations (UN) will take part in the five day event from June 25 – 29. Dr Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, and Ms Anastasia Crickley, current chairperson of UN Committee on the Elimination […]

Trinity supports campaign for improved cycling infrastructure

  Trinity has announced its decision to support the “Cycling Works Dublin” campaign, becoming the first large employer to back a campaign for improved cycling infrastructure in Dublin.   College stated that it decided to support the campaign when nearly 90% of students and staff said that they believe cycling in the city is dangerous in […]

USI disassociates from Catholic crisis pregnancy agency

  The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is disassociating itself from Cura, a Catholic crisis pregnancy support agency, due to “a failure to provide ‘full support’ for pregnant people when it comes to abortion and abortion support”.   In a statement released by the union today, USI President Michael Kerrigan said: “Cura only provides two options […]

Trinity places 114th in international student rankings

Trinity has ranked 114th in the world in the International Student Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE). The rankings are based on figures provided by universities on their proportion of international students, with College rising 19 places from last year. Over 27% of students in Trinity are international students, putting Trinity second in Ireland.   The Royal […]

Dublin ranked top world city for tolerance and inclusion

Dublin has been voted the best city in the world for tolerance and inclusion in the Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) Best Student Cities 2018 survey. Dublin also ranked 34th overall, with over 50,000 students and recent graduates taking part in the survey.   The respondents rated cities based on eight categories, including affordability, friendliness, arts and culture, […]

TCDSU holds supercanvass day across Dublin with Together for Yes

Trinity College Students’ Union (TCDSU) are conducting a widespread canvass of Dublin today, with 16 stalls set up in the city centre staffed by students to urge the public to vote in favour of a repeal of the Eighth Amendment. The canvassing effort takes place ten days before the polls open on May 25.   […]

Travel bursaries available for Irish students in UK universities to return home to vote

Travel bursaries are now available to Irish students studying in the United Kingdom to return to Ireland vote in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment on May 25. National Union of Students (NUS) UK launched the bursary, which is part of a wider campaign, alongside NUS-Union of Students in Ireland (USI). Between £55 and £110 […]

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