University Times issue withdrawn as Phil members remove distributed papers

Society members removed copies of the paper from campus locations after it printed details of confidential correspondences.

news1The University Times (UT) withdrew its latest issue on Tuesday after reporting on the content of documents that had been provided to the paper on the condition that they not be referred to in an article.

Trinity News has learned …


Trans* inclusion policy adopted for Trinity debating competition

Efforts underway to better include trans* debaters

Fionn McGorry

Deputy News Editor

A summer debating competition in Trinity will feature efforts to better include trans* debaters. The gender introductions policy introduced this week by Trinity Open organisers will involve all speakers affirming their preferred pronoun at the …


Socialists threaten to sabotage Phil recruitment drive

SWSS is planning on discouraging students from joining the Phil.

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 …


President of the Phil recalls history of society women for International Women’s Week

Paper addressed structural difficulties in college societies for women

Fionn McGorry

 Staff Writer

Billed as one of the headline events of International Women’s Week, Rosalind Ní Shúilleabháin, President of the Phil, presented a paper to the Bram Stoker Club last Wednesday on the topic of women in the society.


Nobel-winning economist: Austerity will never work


News Editor

Ireland could take more than a decade to recover if the Irish government continues imposing austerity policies, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz warned today.

Speaking to students as a guest of the University Philosophical …