€8m pedestrianised College Green plaza will not be finished before the end of 2018

The €8m proposal to transform College Green into a pedestrian and cycle plaza will not be finished before the end of 2018, Dublin City Council (DCC) has said. Initially, it was anticipated that the construction would be finalised by summer 2017, around the same time as the completion of the Luas Cross City. The plan […]

David O’Doherty at ComedySoc

Comedy Soc held a gig on Thursday 27 in the GMB to a stuffed-in, enthusiastic crowd. Far flung from the Tuesday nights in the Pav with student comedians and the occasional run in with the staff, this week the society hosting David O’Doherty, one of the biggest and brightest name in Irish comedy. The five […]

ADAPT Centre presents the future of intelligent systems at showcase

The ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology showcased the future of intelligent systems in Dublin’s Croke Park on Tuesday. The event was organised by the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and supported by ADAPT, which is led from Trinity College Dublin.   The event was opened by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, […]

TCD expects €34m deficit for last academic year

  Trinity College Dublin’s overall deficit is expected to have reached around €34m for the 2015-16 academic year, according to figures released today in a “Provost’s Review” of the year, which was emailed to all students.   The figure marks a deficit increase of just under €10m from a figure of €24.1m in 2014-15. Both […]

College to sell naming rights to donors for €1 million

Trinity is seeking to sell the naming rights to areas of campus in a deal which will earn €1 million over the first five years. College will appoint consultants to identify individuals or organisations willing to participate in the deal, which would see them pay €200,000 a year in exchange for the “name plate”.   […]

Who will be the next American president?

  “Between Trump and Clinton, Clinton has consistently held a narrow lead, although in the most recent polls it has widened to an 11 point lead on average.”   After a year of bruising primary contests and dramatic revelations about the candidates running for office, the final stage of the American presidential election is drawing […]

First you get the money…

  “If Donald Trump had invested his $500 million in the S&P 500 in 1982, he would have been worth around double what he is claiming he is today.”   The 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, was a co-founder of Bain Capital, a spin off investment fund from consultancy giant Bain & Company. Throughout […]

How to fix the American Presidential Debates

  “Viewership of the debates has waned since the first debates were televised in the 1960s. Even when we allow for the increase in viewing choice today compared to 50 years ago, a steady trend of increasing public apathy is clear.”   The Presidential debates are failing to inspire or inform, resulting in dropping viewership […]

Letters to Home: Leuven, Belgium

“Hi, what’s your name? Where are you from? What do you study? Do you know…” Taking the plunge and venturing off on Erasmus for the year is a lot like being a Fresher again, except you’re in a foreign country and it’s a lot more difficult to go home on the weekends. That being said, […]

Views from the Six

  The majority of students are familiar with the Students’ Union’s sabbatical officers, but can the same be said of the SU’s part-time officers? Who are these faces from House 6, and just how do they work to contribute to student life in Trinity? Q:What drew you to the role of Environmental Officer? Did you […]

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