Sport

Not the reluctant winners but the “gratefully oppressed”

Why we owe our lack of success to our fluctuating expectations and the ghost of our colonial past

“Denmark.” When it was announced that the Danes would be our opponents in the World Cup play-offs, most of us had already booked our tickets to Russia. This was a team in a similar situation to us: similar population size,

SciTech

Fighting the rising tides

Cork city struggles to keep its head above water

Cork city has experienced regular and violent flooding for many years. The southern city is built on gravel and sand, and works like a big sponge. It sits on islands and marsh, right where the river Lee meets the ocean.

News

Trinity students to launch boycott campaign against Westland Eats caterer

The boycott of Aramark relates to the company’s relationship with three direct provision centres.

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A group of Trinity students are starting a campaign to boycott the Aramark company,which is the College-appointed food caterer for Westland Eats in the Hamilton building, due to its connection to direct provision centres.

The campaign is using

Features

Drag culture in Ireland

As drag culture is increasingly in the spotlight, Michelle Nicolaou uncovers its history within Ireland

Drag finds itself in new bloom as wider recognition of the art form, partly due to the popularity of hit shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race, has brought it to the forefront of pop culture. The very practice of drag creates

Features

South Africa vs. Ireland: Comparing student life

An insight into the lives of students in an often overlooked country.

South Africa. You’ve heard about it on the news. You watched that movie with Morgan Freeman in it. Your aunt possibly even told you about her trip around some vineyards over there. But what is it like to study in

News

Drop in SUSI grant applications

A rise in income may have led many to believe they might be above the income threshold in applying for financial aid

College grant applications have seen a drop in compared to recent years, a total of 87,738 claims were made for support for fees and living expenses, which was 0.3% less than last year’s figure.

An increase in Student Universal Support

Life, News

The ultimate Irish road trip

From Mayo to Meath, we take a look at the biggest and best attractions around the country

It happens to the best of us: you spend those long months of exam revision thinking about how you’re going to spend your summer. You and your friends decide that you’ll visit all the places that you’ve always wanted to

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Trinity rises 10 places in the QS world rankings

This is a reversal of recent trends, which has seen the college fall consistently in the rankings over the past three years

Trinity has risen 10 places to 88th in the 2018 QS world university ranking. This is a reversal of recent trends, which has seen the college fall consistently in the rankings over the past three years. Trinity scored an overall …

Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, and Cyprus to be hit hardest by Brexit

With Article 50 officially triggered last week, InDepth editor Ronan Mac Giolla Rua and staff writer Annabel O’Rourke take a look at the countries most affected by Britain’s eventual departure from the union

The media storm that has engulfed Brexit reached its pinnacle when Theresa May’s letter which triggered Article 50 was finally delivered to the European Council President, Donald Tusk. After months of delays and upsets, any remaining hope that Brexit may

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