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Trinity Professor Patrick Geoghegan hired as Taoiseach’s speechwriter

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hired Professor Patrick Geoghegan, a Historian at Trinity College, to assist him in speechwriting, research and other issues. Prof. Geoghegan is on sabbatical in Trinity College and will be given a leave of absence to join

Societies announce guest speakers for upcoming year

Patti Smith, Glen Hansard, and Jeremy Paxman among confirmed guests

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Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin and singer-songwriter Kesha are among the guests due to visit some of Trinity’s biggest societies this year.

Dates have been confirmed for some of the guests, with others still to be confirmed.

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Hist bare all with opening debate of the year

Hist welcome popular Irish comedian Katherine Lynch for ‘Free the Nipple’ debate

The Hist’s first debate of the year took place on Wednesday the 23rd of September on the motion “This House Would Free the Nipple”. The debate featured an all-female speaker line up of students and guests, including the comedian Katherine …

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The Hist auditor who sparked an uprising

Theobald Wolfe Tone and the rebellion of 1798 have more than a few Trinity connections. With his 252nd birthday passing last Saturday, Liam Cowley explores the life of the enigmatic leader.

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We have come to the holiest place in Ireland; holier to us even than the place where Patrick sleeps in Down. Patrick brought us life, but this man died for us.’ These are the words with which Patrick Pearse

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