Taoiseach announces €1 billion Trinity campus for Grand Canal Innovation District

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launched plans this morning for a new Grand Canal Innovation District in Dublin, including a €1 billion Trinity campus on Grand Canal Quay. The district is set to be a hub for talent, investment and jobs in Dublin’s docklands.   Varadkar explained his hopes for the initiative, including its potential to create […]

SJP welcomes Seanad vote in favour of Occupied Territories bill

Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) have welcomed a Seanad vote in favour of the Control of Economic Activities (Occupied Territories) bill. If the bill passes through the upcoming committee stage, it will prohibit the importation of goods and services from illegal settlements in occupied territories, including Israel’s settlements in Palestine. The bill was passed […]

Trinity Fellows elect Cliona O’Farrelly as first female Chair of Fellows

Cliona O’Farrelly has been elected as Chair of Fellows, marking the first time that a woman has been appointed to the position. O’Farrelly previously served as Secretary of the Fellows for two years.   Speaking to Trinity News, O’Farrelly explained it was a “wonderful honour” to have been elected Chair of Fellows by her peers. […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle delight crowds during Trinity visit

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are in Trinity today to visit the Book of Kells on their two-day visit to Dublin. The trip marks the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first official engagement as a married couple since their wedding on May 19.   Markle and Prince Harry’s visit to Trinity has attracted significant excitement in […]

Trinity students take to the streets for transgender healthcare protest

Trinity students are set to march today outside Leinster House in support of improved transgender healthcare in Ireland, alongside the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and transgender rights activists.   The protest calls on Minister for Health, Simon Harris, and the Health Service Executive (HSE) to provide adequate, safe and efficient access to healthcare […]

Provost and Taoiseach to announce new Grand Canal Innovation District

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Provost Patrick Prendergast will together announce plans for a new Grand Canal Innovation District next week. Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, will also be present at the unveiling.   Trinity’s Innovation and Enterprise Office are leading the project, which is expected to transform the landscape of enterprise in Ireland. […]

Irish universities call for increased Budget 2019 funding

  The Irish Universities Association (IUA) is calling on the government to increase funding for universities in Budget 2019. IUA has called for a €130 million investment in core funding to Irish universities alongside a €104 million increase in capital investment.   The calls were made by the Director General of the IUA Jim Miley […]

Back to school: a summer series

 The cricket pitch will be taken over once more as the Trinity Summer Series returns. With five nights of varied musical events taking place right at the heart of Trinity, every taste is catered for, with genres ranging from classical operatic singing to the coolest fringes of indie. Each night offers music from well-known names, […]

Decision on TU4Dublin’s Technological University application expected before August

Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, will announce his decision on the Technological University for Dublin Alliance (TU4Dublin) application to become Ireland’s first Technological University by the end of this month.   Bruton, alongside Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the application from TU4Dublin to become a Technological University. […]

Trinity Business School’s Executive MBA ranks 44th globally

The Trinity Business School’s Executive MBA (EMBA) programme has ranked 44th worldwide in The Economist’s 2018 global rankings, rising 15 places from 59th last year.   Trinity’s EMBA is also the highest ranked programme in Ireland and the only Irish Executive MBA to be included in The Economist’s global top 50. University College Dublin (UCD) […]


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