13 society accounts deemed “unsatisfactory”


Societies with non-satisfactory accounts for two consecutive years may face possible termination.

NI experiencing its worst crisis since devolution – Anna Lo to students


Anna Lo spoke to students after being awarded the Maguire Coin of Peace by SoFIA.

College employs private company to assist homeless students

1190 UofE Accommodation

James Prendergast looks at the SU’s response to Dublin’s growing accommodation crisis

Socialists threaten to sabotage Phil recruitment drive


James Prendergast Deputy News Editor – Contentious dispute reignites after Phil debates re-inviting BNP leader to Trinity – SWSS meeting criticises “white upper/middle class” and “radical right-wing” Phil members; society responds Trinity Socialist Worker Student Society (SWSS) is planning to discourage students from joining the University Philosophical Society (Phil) during Freshers’ Week. At a meeting last […]

Leadership Race: President


Only two candidates remain in this year’s Students’ Union (SU) Presidential race after Neil Cronin left the race last week. James Prendergast sat down with them one last time before the end of the race.

Student nurses protest against “training” wage of €6.49 an hour

James Prendergast Deputy News Editor The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched its “Everybody Loves Nurses” campaign against the reduction in starting salary of graduate nurses by ¤4,000 to ¤22,000 and the payment of below minimum wage salaries to nurses on their final year work placements. The campaign began with a demonstration outside […]

National Media Conference 2013: A round up


Irish Times Editor tells delegates to beware of “muck-raking” in student journalism, while former TCDSU President and Liveline presenter Joe Duffy warns of lack of social diversity.

Controversial Brendan Kennelly biography by former TCD lecturer banned from campus

Brendan Kennelly with author at biography launch

By James Prendergast Staff Writer A biography of Brendan Kennelly, the poet and former Professor of Modern Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, has been banned from campus, Trinity News has learned. The book, entitled Brendan Kennelly: Behind the Smile, which was published in April 2013, was withdrawn from sale in the College bookshop following legal […]


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