55 new scholars were announced today by Provost Patrick Prendergast on the steps of the Examination Hall as part of the Trinity Monday celebrations. The names of 10 fellows and 1 honorary fellow were also read out in the announcement. Prendergast was surrounded by other members of the College Board, dressed in traditional gowns, when […]
College has announced that the upcoming Trinity Ball, due to take place this Friday April 7, has been cancelled. In a statement released to Trinity News today, Provost Patrick Prendergast said: “Unfortunately I must announce the cancellation of this year’s Trinity Ball due to reasons beyond our control.” Much to the disappointment of Dublin’s […]
Provost Patrick Prendergast has moved from 1 Grafton Street into a city centre apartment in Dublin 2 to escape the noise of the ongoing Luas Cross City construction works. The move to the College owned property occurred just before Christmas and is being financed by Trinity. The property in question was purchased by the […]
The provost of Trinity, Patrick Prendergast, spoke to Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council this evening. Introducing him, TCDSU President Kieran McNulty thanked the provost for “various initiatives”, such as the proposed Student Centre, and noted that it was an uncertain time for the college, not least due to the ongoing funding crisis. Prendergast, […]
Trinity College Dublin’s overall deficit is expected to have reached around €34m for the 2015-16 academic year, according to figures released today in a “Provost’s Review” of the year, which was emailed to all students. The figure marks a deficit increase of just under €10m from a figure of €24.1m in 2014-15. Both […]
Crowds brave rain and wind to attend annual Christmas tree lighting
Following the publication of College’s latest strategic plan, this one for the library, D. Joyce-Ahearne looks at the plan behind the plan.
Dear wealthy potential Trinity students in China and the US, the student life that the provost has been telling you about is actually going to peter out any second now because it would appear he’s doing his utmost to kill it.
Trinity’s Provost has recommended that last week’s approved increases in student charges and levies be postponed until consultation with student representatives next September.
Naoise Dolan examines Prendergast’s plan to build a €70m business school and have students from all disciplines take classes in entrepreneurship.