Candidates take to stage in Equality and Diversity hustings

All 12 candidates in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections took to the stage in the Equality and Diversity hustings in the MacNeill theatre in the Hamilton tonight. Hosted by Síona Cahill, Vice President for Equality and Citizenship at the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), and Conor Clancy, former TCDSU […]

Trinity scientists make discovery on cancers and the immune system

Trinity scientists have discovered how certain cancers send a “wound-healing” message from tumour cells to hijack the immune system for their benefit, tricking it into helping rather than harming them.   The immune system primarily protects us from infection, but cells of the immune system also play a key role in coordinating the repair of […]

Trinity celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

Trinity will host a series of events this week to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Trinity’s Long Room Library houses a copy of Martin Luther’s translation of the Old Testament and currently sits as part of an exhibition organised by the School of Histories and Humanities and the School of English entitled “Power […]

R&L Debate: This House Would Ban Memes

On Wednesday evening the GMB chamber hosted the College Historical Society’s R&L debate, which is a motion picked by freshers. The  debate is then run by first years, and only first years speak. The motion the first years selected was “This House Would Ban Memes”, a universally appealing motion that leaves plenty of room for […]

Phil talks: The resilience and wit of Joanne O’Riordan

It is truly rare when someone you have never met before, know little about and have seemingly few things in common with can affect your entire day, changing your attitude and uplifting your mood. This is what twenty-year-old Cork native Joanne O’Riordan did for me.   Between a mountain of college work and society commitments, […]

First ever joint Trinity News and University Times hustings takes place

The first ever media hustings, co-hosted by Trinity News and the University Times, took place tonight in the Lloyd Institute. The second hustings of the election campaign for the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer positions saw the twelve candidates – in the races of President, Welfare, Education, Entertainment, Communications and Marketing and the University […]

Trinity Ball sells out in just under 5 hours

Trinity Ball has sold out in just under 5 hours today. Tickets, priced at €87, went on sale this morning at 9am with Trinity Ents posting on Facebook that all online and offline tickets had been purchased just before 2pm.   Speaking on the development, Ents Officer for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), Padraic […]

Piranha and Ents kick off first Hustings

Last night, Tuesday February 14, saw The Button Factory hosted a highly entertaining event centred around a Piranha-style Hustings. This took place as an aftermath of the election campaign’s first official hustings at the end of the Fifth Student Council earlier that evening. The stage was set for comedy, as the “uneasy alliance of the […]

SU Leadership campaign begins with first hustings

  The 2017 Leadership Campaign got underway at Students’ Union Hustings this evening. This will be the first campaign to take place since the introduction of stricter rules surrounding the race. This years race will be shorter than previous years and will also see candidates and campaign managers afforded breaks in the middle of the […]

TCDSU passes motion of solidarity with non-academic staff balloting for a strike

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has passed a motion supporting SIPTU and Unite members in Trinity in their potential industrial action against College. Union members include most non-academic college workers, such as library, security, and cleaning staff.   Both SIPTU and UNITE are threatening industrial action after a breakdown in negotiations with College […]

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Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Clare McCarthy
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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