Trinity’s Cumann Gaelach wins top national prize for fifth time in six years

Trinity’s Irish language society, An Cumann Gaelach, has won the Glór na nGael national competition for best Irish language student society for the fifth time, having previously won first prize in 2012, 2013, 2014 and again in 2016. President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, presented the award to representatives of the society on April 22. […]

Trinity team win Jailbreak 2017

A Trinity team made up of two 2nd Year Business Studies and French students has won Jailbreak 2017. Liam Cronin and Mark Perham reached Location X just before 5pm this evening.   The mysterious location was revealed to be the Second Tower of San Marino’s Three Towers, located on the highest of Monte Titano’s summits. […]

“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 […]

Nuair a bhíonn an chat amuigh, bíonn an luch ag rince – the rise of the Cumann Gaelach in the midst of a language crisis

  “It is a bit sad though that English speakers go there not even attempting to speak Irish. How hard is it to say “pionta Guinness le do thoil”?”   Bhuaileas le Ciarán Wadd, Leas-Reachtaire an Chumainn, atá ina thriú bliain dena chúrsa Gaeilge agus Fraincís ar an gcoláiste. Thosaigh Ciarán a bheith páirteach sa […]

An Cumann Gaelach welcomes RTÉ broadcaster Aengus Mac Ghrianna for Lá na Gaeilge

On Thursday of Fourth Week, An Cumann Gaelach celebrated Lá na Gaeilge, an annual tradition in Trinity dedicated to Irish language and culture. The day proved to be one of the most successful in the society’s history, with an extremely varied timetable of events.   The first event of the day was the Bricfeasta Gaelach, […]

An Cumann Gaelach to join DU Amnesty and the VDP in Jailbreak line-up this year

Trinity VDP, DU Amnesty and Cumann Gaelach TCD today announced that An Cumann Gaelach are to partner with both of the campus charities for next March’s Jailbreak event. Áine Haberlin, Reachtaire of An Cumann Gaelach spoke passionately about the announcement. “An Cumann Gaelach are excited to embark on this adventure with two societies like SVP […]

Need for more frequent Irish translations addressed at Cumann Gaelach hustings

Need for more regular translations of material on online SU platforms discussed at Cumann Gaelach hustings.

Friends of Pádraig Schäler record fundraising song

The ‘Dream Boat’ will be available for download from August

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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan