Something old, something borrowed, something Nu.

Nu., one of Dublin’s most influential players in the sustainable fashion sector, are reinventing the way we view and buy clothing. Having already hosted dozens of successful swap shops, the organisation have now launched an online sharing platform specifically for Trinity students. The online site is currently aimed at the end of year ball season, […]

Trinity Ball ticket holders to be refunded €7

Trinity Ents has announced that all Trinity Ball ticket holders will be refunded €7 from the original price of €87, due to a new sponsorship deal. In a Facebook post, Trinity Ents said: “As a thank you to everyone who bought tickets to the ball this year we’ve partnered with Plynk: The Money Messenger to […]

Trinity Ball sells out in just under 5 hours

Trinity Ball has sold out in just under 5 hours today. Tickets, priced at €87, went on sale this morning at 9am with Trinity Ents posting on Facebook that all online and offline tickets had been purchased just before 2pm.   Speaking on the development, Ents Officer for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), Padraic […]

Your guide to Trinity Ball 2017

  With only a few days to go before tickets go on sale, by now College-goers are already furiously Googling to find out whether this year’s Trinity Ball lineup are really worth that extra €7.   Save your time; below we’ve given our guide to this years acts including “Must-listen Tracks” for each artist. Click […]

Bloc Party to headline Trinity Ball 2017

London-based indie rock hallmark Bloc Party are set to headline this year’s Trinity Ball in April, while an array of genre-spanning artists have also been announced. The lineup includes: Riptide Movement The Strypes  Blossoms  Kolsch Wilkinson Fatima Yamaha Loyle Carner Section Boyz SG Lewis Hare Squead  Little Hours King Kong Company Chris Wise & the […]

Earlier starting time and ticket price increase among changes announced for Trinity Ball

The Trinity Ball Committee have implemented a number of changes to the organisation of Trinity Ball, which include starting the event an hour earlier. The changes are being implemented because of the ongoing LUAS works outside College and “also take into account that in the longer term LUAS trams will be operating every day”.   […]

TCDSU Ents Officer reacts to first Trinity Ball acts

With Trinity Ball just over two months away, the first acts of the line-up were announced earlier this week. The Riptide Movement, Wilkinson, SG Lewis and Nick Johnson are all scheduled to perform at the on-campus event. Trinity News spoke to the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Ents Officer, Padraic Rowley, about the newly-announced […]

Trinity to be used as concert venue in deal with MCD

Trinity has reportedly entered a deal with event promoters MCD for the college to become a venue for a series of live shows from next summer onwards. A spokesperson for College has confirmed that all revenue raised by the initiative would “fund the academic needs of the University.”   According to the Irish Times, MCD […]

Diary of a Fresher

Wednesday 21 September: Geoffrey Keating, Junior Freshman Nanoscience:   After sleeping past my first alarm this morning, waking only to a phone call from my parents, I eventually found it within myself to bring myself out of my cosy duvet and wander sleepily towards the kitchen to get a quick breakfast at 6:30am! I departed […]

Ents to clamp down on ticket touts amidst unprecedented demand for Trinity ball tickets

As hundreds are posting to the event page to apply for a waiting list, Trinity Ents has issued a statement that touted tickets are to be reallocated. It is not clear, however, how this will be carried out.

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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
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Daniel Tatlow

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan