As the current sabbatical officers of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union head into the final weeks of their tenures, our news staffers cast a cold eye back on their election manifestos and assess their performances to date.
Reading Domhnall …
China’s ambassador to Ireland, Jianguo Xu, has said that Trinity may be at risk of damaging prospective partnerships with Chinese institutions if it allows guests who are hostile to China to speak to its student societies.
Speaking during a visit …
The incoming president of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (SU), Lynn Ruane, has said that she would look to some form of direct action if proposed new student charges are approved tomorrow by the College Board. Speaking to Trinity News, …
A survey undertaken by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (SU) ahead of the release of its three-year strategic plan has found that students overwhelmingly see representation as what ought to be the SU’s primary activity. The majority of students believe …
The electronic dance group Basement Jaxx will be headlining this year’s Trinity Ball, Trinity News can reveal. The duo, who have had several number one singles and won two Brit Awards, are the most prominent act in a line-up that …
Why I’m happy to be a monoglot – or, “An American” as one joke has it.Andrew O'Donovan
It was while waiting for a friend outside her German class that I read an article in the University Times bemoaning Ireland’s poor foreign language skills (“Breaking the language cycle”, Paul Glynn, 22 January). With my ears catching the occasional …
College is in the process of approving former Labour party leader Ruairi Quinn to teach an elective module as part of two postgraduate courses offered by the School of Business, Trinity News has learned.
Quinn confirmed the news and told …
As Michaelmas term draws to a close, our staffers assess the performances of TCDSU sabbatical officers since the beginning of the academic year.
President – Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne
By Fionn McGorry
SU president, Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne, campaigned on a platform of experience …
32% of Trinity’s most recent cohort of first years from Irish schools were educated at a fee-paying school, according to recently published feeder school tables. Five such schools – Wesley, St Andrew’s, Blackrock, Belvedere and the High School – together …