Tramline plays host to a salty session for surfers, skiers and students alike

This Freshers’ Thursday saw the newly opened Tramline on Hawkins St play host to DUDJ, DU Snowsports and Surf Club for their collaboration with TCDSU Ents for Deep Freeze: Sea Bass.   This sea session had been in the works for many months, and set to be one of the biggest nights of Freshers’ Week, […]

DCU to create cultural quarter in North Dublin

  Dublin City University (DCU) are to create a cultural quarter in North Dublin as part of a 5 year plan for developing the university, which launched on September 20.   The plan includes engagement with North Dublin communities such as Drumcondra and Glasnevin to create the cultural quarter.   The plan also includes a […]

Fáilte chuig an gcóisir

It’s a well-known fact that the Leaving Cert Irish syllabus doesn’t agree with everyone. Maybe you got lucky and went to a Gaelscoil, or had an opportunity to actually engage with the literature on a level beyond being able to recite Géibheann in your sleep.   For a startling majority though, Irish isn’t so much […]

What’s on in Dublin this weekend

Culture Night Friday September 22 is Culture Night, a nationwide celebration of Irish arts and culture. Events will take place all evening all over the city , from the Abbey Theatre to Áras an Uachtaráin, some of which will be in Irish. The entire city will be buzzing with plays, concerts and exhibitions as venues […]

Back to the 80s, Freshers’ style

As an institution over 400 years old, Trinity has seen seas of freshers walk through its gates over the decades, each one experiencing their own Freshers’ Week for the first time.   We pride ourselves on our traditions and history, so it seems fitting to glimpse into the recent past of 1981 and ask graduates […]

The other side of Freshers’ Week

Freshers’ Week is billed as being the best week of a new student’s life; a time to reinvent yourself, buy a crumpled denim jacket and pretend you enjoy cans of Prazsky at the Pav – but what happens when the expectations don’t live up to what can be an overwhelming, nerve-wracking time?   As a lot […]

Far from Front Square: a Freshers Week abroad

For the majority of returning students, Freshers’ Week is a week of stability. A week which brings with it the unbeatable feeling of walking into Front Square for perhaps the first time in months, bumping into freshly tanned friends and throwing yourself back into Dublin living.   However, we often forget about the people who […]

Report finds Irish male graduates earn €80,000 more in their lifetime than female graduates

An Irish male graduate will earn, on average, €80,000 more in this lifetime than a female graduate, an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report has found. The report, which contains data on the state of education in countries around the world, also highlights a gender imbalance in a number of fields of study. […]

Graduates of Trinity’s Blackstone Launchpad make it through to New York event

Appetize, a company founded by three Trinity alumni, has been selected as one of two Irish start-ups to attend the Blackstone Techstars Training Camp in New York next month.   The company is based around social dining and allows people to discover, host and partake in dinner parties and pop-up events. The app-based company will […]

Trad, Pop and Players- Philleadh ar an gCóisir

For the third night of F R E S H, DTwo provided an unlikely home for the halfway point of the TCDSU Ents Freshers’ Week lineup; Philleadh ar an gCóisir. Ents, An Cumann Gaelach and The Phil joined forces to present an ‘ancient Irish extravaganza’, with Le Galaxie and TradSoc providing the entertainment for the […]

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