Ambitious debuts astound at PIPS showcase

Michaelmas term has certainly been an eventful and action-packed semester in terms of Players Introductory Programme (PIPS) productions. The plays written and performed by members of PIPS are always of a tremendously high standard and this group of students certainly did not disappoint. The majority of these plays were written by Senior Freshmen students, however, […]

Cinderella: A Contemporary Rendition of a Timeless Tale

Cinderella: A tale of love at first sight, the chaos of societal expectations and the grandeur of romanticized patriarchy in the form of a happily ever after. While William Dunleavy’s direction offered each of these traditional aspects, there is much more to be said about the classic fairy tale told from a contemporary perspective. Beyond […]

Players, Positivity and Pantos: An Interview with James Patrice Butler

James Patrick Butler, aka James Patrice, is a Dublin blogger, presenter, actor, stylist and fashion writer. Last week, he met with our Projects Editor, Aoifé McColgan, to discuss his time in Trinity, his success thus far and his exciting plans for the future. . Having started his blog and Snapchat after being bored due to […]

Examining the art of drama

Youss Koudri isn’t stressed for exams right now. Koudri is too busy in rehearsals. It’s not that he’s ignoring his college work. In fact, this is his college work. Watching from the corner of the rehearsal room, he is one of the Senior Freshman Drama Studies students producing their ensemble piece “Big Love”.   Running […]

DU Players win three prizes at the Irish Student Drama Awards

The Irish Students Drama Association (ISDA) awards ceremony took place last week with Trinity’s drama society, DU Players, winning three prizes.   DU Players was nominated in 8 out of 16 categories including Best New Writing, Judges’ Discretionary Award 1 and 2, Best Ensemble, Best Sound Design, Best Lighting Design and Best Supporting Actor.   […]

Top picks of Christmas-themed society events

Christmas is a time of giving, partying and cheer- and if you’re a student, it’s the perfect opportunity to revel in the festivities like a child again. We want to give you the lowdown on the most exciting Christmas events happening in the lead up to the festive season.   Trinity Politics Society- World War […]

Flying solo: coming to Trinity alone

Deciding to go to college is a massive decision. A new city, new people, a new home, a new environment. All of this can be extremely daunting, but is also beyond exciting! Here’s a collection of some of the go-to events for those of you who are flying solo to make some great friends.   […]

Top society picks for freshers’ fair

The Phil The Phil is the oldest student society in the world which goes from strength to strength every year. Popular among freshers, the Phil considers its members to all be part of one big Phamily (Lord!). A tight-knit group, they can be spotted across college in their maroon t-shirts making many students wonder if […]

Anne Enright receives honorary patronage of DU Players

“I did English in order not to work in the bank,” award-winning author tells students.

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