Arts & Culture

Birthright review: Dublin Fringe Festival’s most local masterpiece

Nadine Flynn’s play explores working-class tragedies exacerbated by the institutions around them, writes Henry Petrillo

Lir graduate Nadine Flynn’s Birthright began with the hushed sounds of a compact audience creaking on the wooden benches of Smock Alley Theatre, the small space and lowered stage facilitating an immediate sense of intimacy between the audience and the

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Inspiring and empowering feminism: “We Should All Be Feminists” screening & panel

Today, Wednesday March 8, is International Women’s Day. To celebrate women and the feminist movement, Trinity’s Global Room held a screening of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s influential TEDx Talk “We Should All Be Feminists”, followed by a short panel discussion.

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The Hist Ball: A Midwinter Night’s Ball of gowns, prosecco, castles, and Christmas

Emma Rodgers reviews the Hist’s annual ball; this year a Midwinter Night theme

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“We walked in through double doors and on a red carpet into the magnificent reception area. Tapestries lined the walls, a fire was roaring in the great fireplace with votive candles scattered on the hearth, a deer’s head or two

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A hunt for Dublin’s best hot chocolate

Trinity Life set off to find only the tastiest hot chocolate to get you through this winter

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Harvest season for hot chocolatiers is upon us. The cold spell that hit Dublin last week encouraged me to wrap up and sip up, as I set off to test some of the hot chocolate on offer in the Trinity

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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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Trinity College Law Review Speaker Series – The Irish Judiciary: Origins, Culture, and Reform?

Aidan Carolan analyses the events of last night’s TCLR speaker series on the Irish Judiciary

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Driven by a passion for all things Irish and judicial, law students and others turned out in force last night for a panel discussion organised by the Trinity College Law Review at the GMB. The first event of the Law

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A hole in one – Dublin’s doughnuts

As donuts dominate the street food market, Lauren Boland attempts to put their glazed goodness in perspective

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Cheap, cheerful and champion of the student diet – Dublin’s donut scene is of a remarkably high calibre. I started this week with very little knowledge about the circular snack and ended with an insatiable need for daily donuts. I

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Review: An hour of sound and spectacle at ‘Night at the Museum Building’

Rory O’ Sullivan checks out the lunchtime show in Players for Week 5 of their Freshers’ Fest

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This week, anyone with a spare hour at lunchtime got to see something a little different at the Players theatre. Mercifully, ‘Night at the Museum Building’, written and directed by Úna Harty, had little to do with the Ben Stiller …

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Review: Fourth Week show in Players Theatre – Kohl

Emma Rodgers reviews DU Players 1pm film noir show, Kohl

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Kohl, directed by Lorna Kettle and Sophie Cassidy, was a one hour play performed in the fabulous Players theatre Monday to Friday during Societies Week. The audience sat facing a simple set: a table with two chairs, a glass of …

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Review: YogaSoc’s Free Morning Yoga

Trinity Life gets stretching for YogaSoc’s Fourth Week event

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At the mention of yoga, the typical student’s visceral reaction is ‘Namaste in bed.’ However, Trinity College yogis of all proportions, age groups and abilities peeled themselves from between the sheets this morning to attend Yogasoc’s Free Morning Yoga and