CSC bars Gender Equality Society from pro-choice position, suspends political activities

Duges prohibited from “espousing corporate opinion” on political issues; CSC maintain specific objection to pro-choice and pro-life societies in College; discussions about TCDSU referendum to institute long-term policy on abortion.

National Media Conference: Blog Accounts

Miss the weekend’s Irish Times / Trinity Publications National Media Conference in Trinity College? TN was there live-blogging proceedings – check out the accounts from our team of the debates and discussions.

Micheál Martin tells Trinity Europa society: full bondholder repayment “ridiculous”

Amidst digs at government and coy responses to his party’s recent poll success, Fianna Fáil leader sets out what he sees as the problems and solutions in the European project.

Bookshop faces cuts to hours and budget as staff raise fears of closure

Ruairí Casey covers the latest developments on the bookshop story – which saw a meeting with Students’ Union representatives place emphasis on the co-operative’s need to “justify its existence”.

Hist Auditor in €2,000 Loan Controversy

    Rónán Burtenshaw Editor Auditor of the College Historical Society (Hist), John Engle, received a €2,000 loan over the summer which was “in breach of internal society rules”, it has emerged today. The loan, sanctioned by Hist Treasurer, Emma Tobin, has been described as “contrary to the proper protocol of the society” by a […]

Department to Trinity: reinstate workers or face “consequences”

    Ronan Burtenshaw Editor   Refusal to implement Labour Court ruling brings pressure on College The Department of Education has told College to “immediately implement” a labour court recommendation from last April to reinstate workers who had been made compulsorily redundant, in breach of the Croke Park agreement. This request, which the department says […]

Trinity TV in Pornography Incident, Secretary Resigns

Trinity TV has been investigated by the Central Societies Committee (CSC) after a conflict over the improper usage of their society room in House Six over the summer. The investigation followed two complaints by DU Film Society, who have jurisdiction over the room which is shared with Trinity TV at their discretion.

TCD Falls in Latest QS Rankings

Trinity College Dublin has dropped two places in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, falling from 65th to 67th.

Student Tabloid in Bigotry Row

A former sex columnist for has resigned from her position after accusing the site’s editors of tolerating sexism and homophobia.

Interview with Professor Heuer of CERN

CERN Director General Rolf-Dieter Heuer sat down with TN’s Science Editor Anthea Lacchia to discuss the Higgs Boson, LHC and the major philosophical questions facing science.


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