Man removed from English lecture by Dublin Fire Brigade

A man was removed today from an English lecture in the Arts building by Dublin Fire Brigade.   The unidentified man, who was wearing a bandage over one eye, stood at the side of lecture theatre as the lecture began. The man was verbally unresponsive when lecturer Dr. Jane Suzanne Carroll asked if he was […]

HEA to withhold publishing of a new report on UL’s mismanagement

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has decided to abstain from publishing a follow-up report on the inquiry into the University of Limerick (UL).   The decision has been made on account of several persons referenced in the report being currently involved in High Court proceedings. Matters relating to these persons are prohibited from public discussion. […]

Sean Ryan and Niall Harty sanctioned for TCDSU election breach

Two candidates in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections have been sanctioned by the Electoral Commission (EC) today.   Communications and Marketing candidate Niall Harty was issued a minor strike for a breach of Schedule 3, as his Facebook page was deemed to be live before campaigning. This is against election […]

Trinity joins International Sustainable Campus Network

  Outside the Examinations Hall steps this afternoon, the provost announced that Trinity has joined the  International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN). Trinity is the first Irish university to join the network.   As a member of the ISCN, Trinity will aim to participate in global exchanges with sustainability leaders, while setting sustainability targets and reporting annually […]

College condemns Trinity lecturer’s female circumcision comments

College has issued a statement condemning the remarks made last week by Trinity lecturer Dr. Ali Selim on the topic of female circumcision. In a statement, Director of Public Affairs and Communications Tom Molloy said :“Trinity College Dublin utterly condemns female genital mutilation in all circumstances. Both the university’s teaching body and students believe that […]

Trinity Department Chair of Obstetrics condemns FGM comments

Department Chair and Professor of Obstetrics at Trinity, and Obstetrician at Coombe Women’s and Infants University Hospital, Deirdre Murphy, has condemned Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comments.   In an interview with Trinity News, Prof. Murphy condemned female circumcision and said “any Doctor who suggests female circumcision is medically indicated is deluding themselves”. She continued by […]

More than just doggos: Comms and Marketing candidate Cian Rynne

Cian Rynne, a Senior Sophister Human Genetics student and the founder of the popular Facebook group Trinity College Doggos, is one of three candidates running for the Communications and Marketing position this year. He sat down with Trinity News to discuss his plans for the role if elected.   Rynne acknowledges that when it comes […]

This Week in Trinity: from Valentines blues to Green Week

This week celebrates Trinity Green Week 2018, a five day event that aims to raise awareness on environmental issues and what we can do to solve them. This week also signifies the beginning of SU election campaigning, and this hustings, so make sure you know your candidates! And of course, how could we forget Valentines […]

Where will your summer take you?

One thing all university students have in common is three to four months off from the stresses and strains of college during the summer. This time is filled with a variety of things – from student startups, to opportunities abroad, to full time work. We each have different priorities, time constraints, and budgets. Sometimes it […]

Irish undergraduate applications to UK universities fall for fifth consecutive year

  The number of Irish undergraduate applicants to UK universities has continued to drop for the fifth year in a row, according to new data from the Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS).   In total, 31% fewer people from Ireland applied to UK universities this year than in 2012. According to Times Higher Education (THE), […]


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