Trinity academics call for targeted smoking prevention in new study

A new study by Trinity academics has called for better targeting of smoking prevention measures. The study, led by Dr. Gabrielle McKee of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, explores smoking and quitting behaviours among students. The study aims to assist College in developing ways to promote a smoke-free campus.   The study aims to […]

Botany Bay Luas works halted until May 14

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and College have successfully lobbied to stop night-time Luas works near Botany Bay until May 14. On April 22, TCDSU President Kieran McNulty announced in an On-Campus Accommodation Facebook group that he had seen the work programme “for the next 5 weeks, and it is substantial”.   McNulty went on […]

Inclusion, change and continuity at GSU election debate

After two days of campaigning, the only debate of the Trinity College Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) took place in the Jonathan Swift Theatre tonight, Tuesday April 25. With voting beginning on Wednesday, it was the final chance for the candidates to convince postgraduate students of their campaign.   There are two candidates for President, Sibeal Conway […]

Ryanair to fund business school professor

Ryanair will fund a new Trinity Professor of Entrepreneurship starting from September 2017. The Ryanair Fund will see Trinity Business School receive €1.5 million over the next five years.   The new Ryanair sponsored Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Business School will teach both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, as well as a new executive education […]

UL votes to support a united Ireland

The University of Limerick Students’ Union (ULSU) has voted to support a stance in favour of a united Ireland. The results were announced today, April 19. With a turnout of 2,166 students, 77.05% students voted in favour of the motion. ULSU are now mandated to lobby the Irish government to hold a referendum on the […]

University Times implicated in doping scandal following annual football match

The University Times has been involved in a widespread doping scandal, sources have revealed. At least 20 members of the SU newsletter are believed to have been involved, in a secret report compiled by the SU itself.   The revelation comes after the UT ended their humiliating six-year submission to Ireland’s oldest and most successful […]

Israeli embassy sent letter pressuring TCDSU over boycott motion

The Israeli embassy in Ireland sent a letter to the current Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty warning against passing a recent motion concerning Israel at the most recent TCDSU Council.   The letter, seen by Trinity News, was sent by the Deputy Israeli Ambassador Orli Weitzman the day before the most […]

55 new scholars, 10 fellows and 1 honorary fellow announced today by Provost

55 new scholars were announced today by Provost Patrick Prendergast on the steps of the Examination Hall as part of the Trinity Monday celebrations. The names of 10 fellows and 1 honorary fellow were also read out in the announcement. Prendergast was surrounded by other members of the College Board, dressed in traditional gowns, when […]

TCDSU President-elect Kevin Keane in controversy after speaking against Israel boycott

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President-elect Kevin Keane has broken a pledge he made during the sabbatical officer election campaign to advocate for an economic and academic boycott of Israel in Trinity. On February 16, following the joint Trinity News and University Times media hustings, Keane pledged his support “for non-violent boycott, divestment and […]

The misadventures of first-time attendees of Trinity Ball

It is no mean feat for every stereotype of middle-class students to be fulfilled in one night. Love it or hate it, this private black-tie event held on campus is part and parcel of the spirit of Trinity.   Criticism tends to centre on the lineup, and then on the price. Granted, it’s hard to […]

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