A crash course to studying General Science in Trinity

Last September, the Junior Freshman students of 2016/17 waited in anticipation for their first experience of third level education to begin. General Science differs from many college courses, in that a single time-table is not administered during orientation week.   Instead, hundreds of students must flock together on their first day in order to  select […]

Dublin City Council considering regulation change to avoid “over-concentration” of student accommodation

  Dublin City Council is considering a proposal stating that developers must ensure there is not an “over-concentration” of student accommodation within a 1 km area, a step up from current regulations which state there should not be an over-concentration in a 250 m space.   The proposed variation was based on a request by […]

Rents reach new all-time high while supply of accommodation continues to drop

  Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.   A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that rents across Ireland were at an all-time high for the fifth quarter in a […]

No money, no problem

Summer can be tough on your bank account at times; whilst the majority of people who stay in Ireland for summer are working to save money, it’s general knowledge that the day after payday can be a harrowing experience. You try to justify your outrageous spending habits to yourself:  last night was your only night out […]

Trinity joins UCD and Daft.ie in a joint project for student beds

A new housing campaign launching today, will aim to encourage Dublin homeowners to let out spare rooms as digs by advertising the associated tax breaks.   Under Irish law, you can earn up to €14,000 in non-taxable income by letting empty rooms in your primary residence. The arrangement is not an official landlord- tenant agreement, […]

Cycling can be “scary and hazardous” in Dublin, Trinity researchers find

A study carried out by researchers in Trinity College and University College Dublin (UCD) has found that while cycling does have many benefits, it can also be “scary and hazardous” in the Dublin area, particularly for young men.   While the physical and mental health benefits of cycling were apparent from the results of the […]

Globetrotting to Trinity: an international student’s perspective

Getting to Trinity was one of the greatest emotional rollercoasters of my life, and I can now say that I’m beyond glad I reached my destination eventually. I won’t deny that studying at Trinity was far from being my first option. In fact, it was a back-up that I decided to apply for an hour […]

A bookworm’s guide to Dublin’s literary havens

  On Wednesday February 15, the Literary Society gathered with members and book enthusiasts alike at the front of  House 6 to begin their tour of bookshops and literary hubs in Dublin.  In good spirit, we left campus for the first stop on the route, Hodges Figgis. Stopping at the gates, members were entertained with […]

Review: ‘Someone You Love’ photography exhibition

Down the crooked roads which trail off Camden street, I find myself passing an endless stream of quaint brick houses, remnants of Dublin’s Georgian past. The area which surrounds the Copper House Gallery is authentic, antiquated one could say. Smoke hangs in the air, belched from the mouths of a sea of chimneys straight from […]

How inner-city community gardening projects are making a difference

D. Joyce-Ahearne speaks to Rian Coulter, a founder of the NCAD Community Garden Farm, and residents of the Grangegorman Community Collective about urban gardens in Dublin city centre

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