How the sunshine might make me fail my exams

It’s 2pm on a Wednesday afternoon. You’re struggling through assignments, pondering the revision you ought to have started, or really any sort of work that a responsible college student would be doing at this time of year. Your phone lights up as a message appears in the group chat: “Pav, anyone?” About time. Like a […]

Trinity College has collected €950,000 in student fines

Trinity College (TCD) has generated almost €950,000 since 2012 from fining students. These were comprised of late library returns, breaches of codes of conduct, late payment of fees, late registration for modules, parking violations and on-campus accommodation.   Late library returns generated €560,555 alone in fees. Trinity’s Library begin fines at €0.50 per day which then […]

Trinity students pay nearly €600,000 in library fines as USI voices concerns

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has voiced concern that rising library fines are potentially being used by universities as a “money making mechanism.” Figures obtained by The Herald under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that students paid a total of €2,786,930 in library fines over a five year period. These fines were […]

Book Length Study of Trinity Library’s Fagel Collection Launched

The first book-length study of the Fagel Collection in Trinity’s library has just been published. The book, entitled ‘Frozen in Time, the Fagel Collection in the Library of Trinity College Dublin’ was launched in the Long Room with guest speakers Provost Patrick Prendergast and historian Professor Andrew Pettegree.   The book, edited by Tim Jackson, […]

Life in the Library

Caoimhe Gordon discovers the vital information, the acceptable behaviour and the hard truths of spending time in the library, the place to be this exam season.

Institute of Technology Tralee students’ union cancels library sit-in

SU protest was over restrictive library opening hours, agreement reached with management after social media spotlight

Library owed 67k in unpaid fines, TCD confirms

College is owed €67,920.91 in library fines, Trevor Peare, head of Readers’ Services, has confirmed.

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Illustration

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

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan