Department to Trinity: reinstate workers or face “consequences”

    Ronan Burtenshaw Editor   Refusal to implement Labour Court ruling brings pressure on College The Department of Education has told College to “immediately implement” a labour court recommendation from last April to reinstate workers who had been made compulsorily redundant, in breach of the Croke Park agreement. This request, which the department says […]

Trinity TV in Pornography Incident, Secretary Resigns

Trinity TV has been investigated by the Central Societies Committee (CSC) after a conflict over the improper usage of their society room in House Six over the summer. The investigation followed two complaints by DU Film Society, who have jurisdiction over the room which is shared with Trinity TV at their discretion.

TCD Falls in Latest QS Rankings

Trinity College Dublin has dropped two places in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, falling from 65th to 67th.

Student Tabloid in Bigotry Row

A former sex columnist for has resigned from her position after accusing the site’s editors of tolerating sexism and homophobia.

Interview with Professor Heuer of CERN

CERN Director General Rolf-Dieter Heuer sat down with TN’s Science Editor Anthea Lacchia to discuss the Higgs Boson, LHC and the major philosophical questions facing science.

CSO Figures Show Big Education Cost Increase

Third-level education costs drive 9.4% increase in the year to June.

Union Expresses “Shock and Anger” after TCD Shuns Labour Court Ruling

The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) have expressed “shock and anger” at Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) decision not to follow the recommendations of the Labour Court in relation to three staff made compulsorily redundant in the past year.

TCD Negotiates Student Loan Scheme as Govt Explores PPPs

Trinity negotiates loan pilot loan scheme, government investigates Public-Private Partnership options

USI Initiate Full Audit after Flaws in Online Voting System

The USI is to initiate a “full audit” of its online funding poll after flaws emerged that allowed ineligible former and part-time students to vote.

Labour Court Rules Against College in Staff Sackings

The Labour Court has recommended that TCD reinstate three staff members made compulsorily redundant after finding that their contracts were permanent and could not be made conditional on external funding.


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