TCD Theological Society – where are they now?

  “The Theo is “Trinity’s third oldest society and we primarily in recent years focus on guest speakers, for example the Mormons who came to talk last year and the Psychic Deborah.””   As the archetypal fresh-faced fresher, I joined almost every society with a stall during Freshers’ week. I signed up to Snowsports having […]

A business breakfast with one of Ireland’s leading businessmen, Michael O’Leary

Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair and a graduate of BESS, found himself back in a packed Ed Burke theatre once more, as he addressed a crowd of students at half seven on Friday morning at an event hosted by the Trinity Entrepreneurial Society.   The event kicked off with a welcome address from Andrew Burke, Dean […]

Music, readings and more at LitSoc’s Songs of Ice and Fire

  Tuesday evening saw the Literary Society’s event Songs of Ice and Fire take place in the GMB. To say it was ‘lit’ would be an understatement. The plush sofas of the room made for the perfect environment to listen to the readers and the musicians perform.   The evening of music and literature began […]

Women in Leadership

  “As a woman, people are going to level a lot more criticism at you.”   This was a remark made by Annie Hoey, Deputy President of the USI, as she recalled the harsh media coverage she faced when campaigning for her position. Hoey was one of the  speakers at the second event of TCDSU’s […]

Kieran McNulty: Advice for my younger self

What happens when a Transition Year work experience student is given free reign to interview Student Union President Kieran McNulty? Think Desert Island Discs meets the last page of the Sunday Times magazine.   Q: What’s your standard morning routine? “Breakfast, listening to something while relaxing in the shower generally Frank Ocean and yeah, checking […]

“Speak Me I’m Irish”: oíche chultúir agus teanga i Seomra na Gaeilge

  “Bhí iarrachtaí cróga uaisle ag teacht ón ngrúpa agus iad ag iarraidh ainmneacha ar nós “Tadhg” agus “Róisín” a rá. Gan amhras, bhí gach duine ag gáire tar éis tamaillín. “   Ag a seacht ó chlog Dé Máirt bhailigh slua ilchultúrtha le chéile i Seomra na Gaeilge agus iad ag tnúth le hoíche […]

A hunt for Dublin’s best hot chocolate

Harvest season for hot chocolatiers is upon us. The cold spell that hit Dublin last week encouraged me to wrap up and sip up, as I set off to test some of the hot chocolate on offer in the Trinity vicinity. Snazzy flavours, toppings and seasonal paper cups aren’t difficult to come by, but the […]

The TCD Directorial Debut Festival continues to take centre stage

  “It’s possible to use this module as a way to get your foot in the door, to get your work acknowledged so that people can be aware of who you are and what you want to do.”   “A wonderful way to wrap up four years of studying drama” and similar sentiments were the […]

Painting by a different kind of digit

  “The simple pleasure found in the majestic art of finger painting was obvious from the jovial atmosphere. The intention of the evening was to explore visual connections and mediums through which we transmit emotions.”   This Monday, House 6 hosted a magical debut collaboration between Trinity Arts Workshop (TAW) and Trinity Sign Language to […]

Nicola Sturgeon awarded Honorary Patronage of the Phil

  The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon visited Trinity College to address the University Philosophical Society, in front of a packed audience of students and staff in the Graduates Memorial Building on Monday, 28 November. She was warmly welcomed to the university by the Provost of Trinity College, Patrick Prendergast. Dr Prendergast stated that […]

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