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The misadventures of first-time attendees of Trinity Ball

From alcohol and drugs to grime music and the cold weather, Alice Whelan speaks to a number of students about their past Trinity Ball experiences

It is no mean feat for every stereotype of middle-class students to be fulfilled in one night. Love it or hate it, this private black-tie event held on campus is part and parcel of the spirit of Trinity.

Criticism tends

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TAF Talks: Rob Farhat

Former Auditor of Trinity Orchestra Rob Farhat on his time at Trinity, the flaws within Trinity’s Music Department, and Ireland’s uncool reputation within the music industry

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As part of Trinity Arts Festival’s TAF Talks series, Rob Farhat spoke to an intimate crowd in the GMB this Tuesday about his experience with music. Farhat is a former Trinity student and Trinity Orchestra Auditor, who now runs the

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Christmas Belles

Trinity Belles, Trinity’s all-female a cappella group, kept the Christmas spirit alight with their seasonal performance of carols, both current and classic

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Following the festivities of Monday’s annual lighting of the Christmas tree, Trinity Belles continued the spreading of college Christmas spirit with their sold-out performance of Sleigh Belles Sing in the Grand Social on Tuesday night. As Trinity’s only all-female acappella

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Music, readings and more at LitSoc’s Songs of Ice and Fire

LitSoc give new life to some of our all-time favourite books at their highly anticipated event, Songs of Fire and Ice

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Tuesday evening saw the Literary Society’s event Songs of Ice and Fire take place in the GMB. To say it was ‘lit’ would be an understatement. The plush sofas of the room made for the perfect environment to listen to

Life

Harmony at ‘Clash of the Tones’

Trinity’s a capella group, the Trinitones, host a note-worthy evening of musical performances with their Australian counterparts, the Tiger Tones


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On Friday night, the Bello Bar in Portobello hosted ‘Clash of the Tones’ which saw Trinity’s own a cappella group, the Trinitones, battle it out against the Tiger Tones, who hail from Melbourne, Australia. The event was a sell-out, evident

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Magnified societies: Trinity Orchestra

Harriet Doyle gives an overview of the Trinity Orchestra with events coming up and information on how to join.

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This is a society that seeks to meet both the needs of its musical members and the college itself with their events throughout the year ranging from two classical concerts in the exam hall, to the hip and hop
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Braving busking in the city centre

Hannah O’Brien-Møller speaks to Dublin musicians about their feelings towards new busking laws.

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Love them or hate them, buskers are, and always have been, a vital presence on the streets of Dublin. From the old man who looks like a fisherman playing the violin to the guy with the weirdly soft voice who

SciTech

Bone conducting earphones

With Christmas around the corner, Conor O’Mara describes one of the coolest gadgets all SciTech nerds dream about finding under the Christmas tree.

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With Christmas nearly upon us, I decided to take a look into the science behind one of the coolest tech products available for the upcoming festive season, bone conduction headphones. These are not your traditional headphones. They aren’t buds that

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