Candidates take to stage in Equality and Diversity hustings

All 12 candidates in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections took to the stage in the Equality and Diversity hustings in the MacNeill theatre in the Hamilton tonight. Hosted by Síona Cahill, Vice President for Equality and Citizenship at the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), and Conor Clancy, former TCDSU […]

First ever joint Trinity News and University Times hustings takes place

The first ever media hustings, co-hosted by Trinity News and the University Times, took place tonight in the Lloyd Institute. The second hustings of the election campaign for the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer positions saw the twelve candidates – in the races of President, Welfare, Education, Entertainment, Communications and Marketing and the University […]

“Ents for All”: Interview with Jonah Craig

  Jonah Craig has jumped head first into the entertainment scene in Dublin with lots of experience to back up his candidacy for Ents officer: the third year Computer Science student was the JCR Ents officer in Trinity Hall, runs the club night BoraBora with a group of friends, and is the current treasurer of […]

Bloc Party to headline Trinity Ball 2017

London-based indie rock hallmark Bloc Party are set to headline this year’s Trinity Ball in April, while an array of genre-spanning artists have also been announced. The lineup includes: Riptide Movement The Strypes  Blossoms  Kolsch Wilkinson Fatima Yamaha Loyle Carner Section Boyz SG Lewis Hare Squead  Little Hours King Kong Company Chris Wise & the […]

On the decks with DUDJ

For those of us not in the know, who are DUDJ, what exactly do they do, and how can you get involved? I spoke with the society’s chairperson, Rob Fitzpatrick, in an attempt to answer these essential questions and ultimately get the inside scoop on DUDJ.   Speaking about how he first became involved with […]

Presidential and Welfare sabbatical roles are the only contested positions in Leadership Race

12 students were announced to be running in the 2017 Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections outside House 6 earlier today with Kevin Keane, Bryan Mallon, and Thomas Emmet running for the role of TCDSU President.   Kevin Keane is a fourth year law student and Deputy Chair of the TCDSU lobby […]

Leadership Race 2017: Candidate Profiles

With the annual election of the Sabbatical Officers of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) only weeks away, the announcement of this year’s candidates was made outside House 6 at 5:30pm today. This year sees contested races in 2 out of the 6 elections, with Education, Entertainment, Communication and Marketing and University Times Editor seeing only […]

Comforting the fear: Polar Express mystery tour proves to be a cosy night in Cork

  “Having arrived frantically to Heuston, I was greeted by a massive queue of onesie clad young people.” I have managed to survive 20 years of Irish existence without ever being subjected to a mystery tour. I said no to the Potter Express; ney to Masquerail. The idea has always terrified me; trapped for hours […]

Glitter and romance at Freshers’ Ball

I began Wednesday evening, like every other evening, at a screening of Bridget Jones before being spontaneously offered a ticket to the biggest night of Freshers’ Week: the Freshers’ Ball. Having missed my own Freshers’ Ball, I really didn’t know what to expect. On the bright side, I blended in well with the new young […]

Carnivlaw, candy floss and carousels of dancing

Carnivlaw, the second Ents night of Freshers’ Week, drew large crowds and for good reason. Hundreds of students descended upon Camden Street’s Opium Rooms, and they were not disappointed. The event was hosted by LawSoc, DU Dance and DU Circus, and they combined well for a genuinely original night out. The excitement for Carnivlaw reached […]

Editors





Niamh Lynch
news@trinitynews.ie
Kelly McGlynn
features@trinitynews.ie
Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

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

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan