Jailbreak teams raise €46,929 during first 12 hours of race

Following an eventful 12 hours, Jailbreak HQ has released the third clue of the race, bringing the 166 teams one step closer to “Destination X”.   The clue read: “Most of you have left the Emerald Isle, Whilst many are outside Dublin, but only just by a mile. More coordinates released, to cities and countries […]

Keeping up with College: UT candidate Dominic McGrath

University Times editor candidate Dominic McGrath has emphasised his past experience working with the paper over the past three years; from deputy news editor, to news editor and now holding the deputy editor position under current Editor Sinéad Baker, it’s clear McGrath’s focus lies in developing a strong news section.   As part of his manifesto, […]

TCDSU votes to support TCD Strike 4 Repeal

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has voted to support TCD Strike for Repeal in striking, demonstration and solidarity. The motion was proposed by Rachel Skelly, the Gender Equality Officer for TCDSU and seconded by Aine Palmer, a third year English Literature representative.   The motion was originally brought forward as a discussion item […]

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 […]

If we are concerned about our society’s future, now is the time to act

“We cannot polish DP – we have to end it.” -Lassane Ouedraogo, Africa House. By now, those of us outside the Irish immigration system are slowly beginning to become aware of its shortcomings. TN has talked to the Irish Refugee Council on what has been accomplished and what remain as barriers for those under Direct […]

Deputy-president of USI Annie Hoey announces USI presidential bid

Speaking to Trinity News, she outlined higher education funding as the number one priority should she be elected.

Taxation reform and government corruption among main topics discussed at Hist Party Debate

The debate was panelled by five representatives out of the 16 parties running in General Election 2016

UCC Student Centre removes “disrespectful and overly sexualised” adverts after complaints from students

Posters, depicting female bodies, ran slogans such as “Cheap looking,” “Do my buns look big in this?” and “What’s your cup size?”

Oisin House accommodation project faces opposition

Plans submitted for the proposed €52 million redevelopment of Oisin House on Pearse Street have recently come under fire from both An Taisce and a number of college alumni. The planning permission proposal, submitted on the 6th of November 2015 to Dublin City Council, involves the demolition of both Oisin House and the ancillary extensions to […]

Queen’s University’s Fossil Free campaign group stage occupation of college building

Twelve students from Queen’s University Belfast’s (QUB) Fossil Free campaign group are three days into their occupation of the college’s administration building. The sit-in, led by QUB’s Students’ Union (QUBSU) Campaigns and Communications Officer, Sean Fearon, is to continue indefinitely until the campaign group receives a pledge to divest from fossil fuels from university authorities. […]

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Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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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