Maynooth University abolishes library fines

Maynooth is the first Irish university to move away from library fines

Maynooth University has moved to abolish library fines, marking the first time a higher education institution in Ireland has made the shift away from fines for late returns.

Fines for standard loan items, which may be borrowed from the library

Who are the candidates running in this year’s TCDSU elections?

As campaigning gets underway, Trinity News recaps the ten candidates running in this year’s elections


Campaigning started today in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections, with the Dining Hall hustings. Ten candidates – six women and four men – took to the steps, with three uncontested races. Here are the people …

TCDSU elections underway at Dining Hall hustings

Candidates focused on introductions at the first hustings of the campaign

The Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer election campaign officially commenced this afternoon with Dining Hall Hustings. There are six races – President, Education, Welfare, Communications and Marketing, Ents, and the University Times Editor. There are ten candidates

Trinity turns attention to SDGs for Green Week

Chancellor Mary Robinson launched the event in Front Square this morning

Trinity Chancellor and former president of Ireland, Dr. Mary Robinson, launched Trinity’s annual Green Week today in Front Square as College looks to its sustainability projects in line with international Green Week theme of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Trinity to launch postgraduate course in regional cities

The course aimed at jobseekers will be taught in Galway, Limerick and Cork as well as Dublin

Trinity is set to launch a new level nine postgraduate course in Innovation and Enterprise Development which is to be delivered in Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork.

The course will be taught through a combination of online work and in-person

The Coronas to headline Trinity Ball

The lineup was announced tonight at the GMB

Internationally-renowned Irish rock band The Coronas are set to headline this year’s Trinity Ball alongside Bugzy Malone, Mabel, Mall Grab, and a range of other acts. The highly anticipated lineup announcement was made this evening in the Graduates Memorial Building

Trinity Health Science students more likely to drop out than national average

The HEA report shows Trinity to have higher completion rates with better grades amongst most other categories

A new report from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) shows that Trinity’s Medicine and Education students are more likely to drop out of their course than than the national average. Trinity “health and welfare” courses, which includes Health Sciences, had