News

Motion to assist Scholar at Risk Bashana Abeywardena passed at Council

TCDSU Council is to give Bashana Abeywardena, Sri Lankan refugee and journalist €6,000

A motion, proposed by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty and seconded by Ents Officer Padraic Rowley has mandated the union to give €6,000 to Scholar at Risk, Bashana Abeywarden, to help cover his fees and

News

DU Dance win Linklaters competition

“This money is going to be so instrumental in finally giving DU Dance a permanent home and we are just so ecstatic!”

Linklaters have announced that DU Dance have won their annual “Pitch Your Ambition” competition, winning a prize of £5,000 which they will put towards practice spaces. DU Dance has struggled to find a suitable space to practise this year as …

News

First ever joint Trinity News and University Times hustings takes place

All 12 candidates answered questions from TN Editor Oisin Vince Coulter and UT Editor Sinead Baker

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The first ever media hustings, co-hosted by Trinity News and the University Times, took place tonight in the Lloyd Institute. The second hustings of the election campaign for the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer positions saw the

Comment, Editorial

Students must show solidarity with Trade Unions

Faced with the growing commercialisation of College, students have no choice but to support industrial action

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For the first time in years Trinity faces the prospect of industrial action. The current impasse between non-academic staff and College could be ended through a negotiated settlement; however, we cannot ignore the important implications of the policies College has

News

Motion to be brought to TCDSU Council on disability rights

The motion will seek a SU mandate to lobby the government to ratify the UN convention of rights for persons with disabilities

NEWS

A motion will be brought to Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) by a group of students in Hilary term to pressure the government to ratify the UN Convention of Rights for Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Ireland signed up to

Life

1990s volume of ‘Trinity Tales’ launched in Long Room

This is the latest volume of the book series, which contains stories from students taken from each decade

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Last night saw the launch of the fourth volume of Trinity Tales, a series of books detailing life in College through contributions from various alumni. Each book is based around a decade, with the first dealing with the 1960s. Published …

News

Hist bare all with opening debate of the year

Hist welcome popular Irish comedian Katherine Lynch for ‘Free the Nipple’ debate

The Hist’s first debate of the year took place on Wednesday the 23rd of September on the motion “This House Would Free the Nipple”. The debate featured an all-female speaker line up of students and guests, including the comedian Katherine …

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Phil comedy debate starts year with laughter

GMB welcomes students & comedians who ‘do it for the likes.’

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The Phil’s first debate of the year occurred on Thursday the 24th of September on the motion “This House Would do it for the Likes”. As is usually the case in Freshers’ week, it was a comedy debate featuring a …

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