Trinity reduces water use amid drought warnings

College has today called for a reduction in water consumption across its campuses. The call follows Irish Water’s decision to issue a hose pipe ban across the greater Dublin area. The ban, which took effect today, will be in place until July 31.   College will use water drawn from wells for any landscape watering […]

Trinity students march in Dublin Pride parade

Trinity students are celebrating diversity today as the Pride parade marched through the streets of Dublin. Pride is an annual event that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community.   Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and QSoc hosted a “great big pride breakfast” this morning before the parade in House Six. The breakfast provided pancakes from popular […]

Reflection, dancing and glitter: here’s what’s happening at Pride

 Pride is an annual event that takes place around the world to celebrate the LGBTQ community. The theme chosen by Dublin this year is “We Are Family”. If you are interested in taking part in the celebrations, there are a variety events available for people of all ages and interests with further information to be […]

UCD ban the sale of sugary drinks

University College Dublin (UCD) has become the first third level institution in Ireland to halt the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on its campus. The decision was made following a seven-week trial earlier this year across 16 of its food and drink outlets.   The ban will only affect drinks containing caloric sugar additives, as […]

Trinity’s greenhouse gas emissions fall by 7% over last decade, according to report

2017 marked the first year that Trinity’s greenhouse gas emissions fell below the 2006-08 baseline, according to the Sustainability Report 2017 published by College this morning. Trinity’s greenhouse gas emissions were 7% lower in 2017 than 2006-08.   Renewable energy sources accounted for over 8% of energy consumed in Trinity in 2017, according to the […]

SJP supports boycott of Eurovision 2019 as campaign launches today

The Irish-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) launched a campaign this morning to boycott Eurovision 2019, which will be hosted by Israel. The campaign has the support of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) in Trinity.   Participants gathered near the Ha’penny Bridge in Dublin to launch the Irish call to Boycott Eurovision 2019 in Israel. The […]

International students may face insurance hikes following High Court case

The Health Insurance Authority (HIA) are currently involved in a High Court case to determine the insurance requirements of international students.   Study and Protect are opposing this case, alongside their underwriters Chubb, as they insure the majority of international students in Irish universities. Should the HIA be successful, it will lead to increased financial […]

Trinity sets pedals to global formula competition

One can only imagine a Formula race car zooming through Front Square in a typical Trinity summer’s day. But what seems like a fantasy is in fact in the process of coming to reality soon.   ‘Formula Trinity,’ the College’s first motorsport society made up of 30 students, has been working actively all year finalizing […]

Trinity Social Democrats no longer operating as college society

  Trinity Social Democrats have announced that they will no longer be operating as a full college society when the academic year resumes in September, due to low membership.    The announcement was made on the group’s Facebook page to explain that due to “circumstances beyond the current committee’s control” the group has been left with […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to visit Trinity

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will visit Trinity as part of an official two-day visit to Dublin on July 10 and 11.   The pair will learn about Ireland’s culture and heritage on a visit to the Book of Kells. They will also visit the Famine Memorial and the Irish Emigration Museum on their trip […]

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