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The Irish connection

Situated in Royal Kilmainham hospital, hundreds of Irish veterans meet every year to remember their experiences abroad

Standing in a crowd, we watched as President Higgins laid a wreath at the plaque before a minute’s silence was observed. The shot of a cannon punctuated the silence, making one or two observers jump. A disgruntled tourist muttered to

Sport

Running well

Sam Cox reveals the joys and pains of becoming a jogger.

My faded runners make a distinctive “thwack” when they hit the pavement. Usually my iPod smothers the solitary noise but the summer dusk is too fragile to interrupt with the usual mix of OutKast and Gorillaz. Running has always been …

Features

Mindfulness: analyzing the alternative to psychiatric treatment

Is mindfulness truly a spiritual cure for mental strain or merely a convenient substitute to real treatment?

The past two decades have seen much criticism of the psychiatric approach to mental disorder. Robert Whittaker (Anatomy of an Epidemic), Joanna Moncrief (The Bitterest Pills), Peter Goetzsche (Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial), James

Comment

A case for manic depressive disorder

The term avoids the binary implications of “bipolar disorder”

Few of us give thought to the names we grant our diseases. William Styron complained that the word “depression” didn’t aptly describe the all-encompassing void that was his illness. Rarely do we relate our cancer to the crab-like appearance after …

Comment

Should I have been aborted?

As the child of an unexpected pregnancy, Sam Cox explores his and his mother’s personal journeys and their side of the pro-choice narrative

If there were a referendum on the 8th Amendment tomorrow, I would vote to repeal. I believe that access to safe and legal abortion is an important part of a modern society. I do not believe that life starts at

News

Part-time officers elected at final TCDSU Council of the year

Positions elected include Chair of Council, Access Officer, and Sport Officer

The elections for the role of Part Time Officers for the year 2017/2018 took place tonight at the Council of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).

The elected Chair of Council was Gillian Kiely in an uncontested race. Kiely, a

News

DU Players win three prizes at the Irish Student Drama Awards

The awards ceremony took place last week

The Irish Students Drama Association (ISDA) awards ceremony took place last week with Trinity’s drama society, DU Players, winning three prizes.

DU Players was nominated in 8 out of 16 categories including Best New Writing, Judges’ Discretionary Award 1 and

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