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The Magician and Wild Youth take to the stage at Freshers’ Ball 2017

Headline acts The Magician and Wild Youth, as well as a basement silent disco, please the crowd at TCDSU Ents second night of the week.

After the lavish halls of Cafe En Seine were transformed into a retro rave by TCDSU Ents on Monday, they really outdid themselves by throwing the biggest freshers ball in the country on Tuesday night in the Academy as part …

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Who are they? Your Freshers’ Ents acts unravelled

Trinity Life takes a look at F R E S H, a collection of five official Freshers’nights out on one of the most high octane weeks of the year.

Dublin city boasts one of the most diverse, creative and welcoming music scenes in Europe, and the fine people over at Trinity Ents, with some help from various societies, have made it their business to showcase a slice of the

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The misadventures of first-time attendees of Trinity Ball

From alcohol and drugs to grime music and the cold weather, Alice Whelan speaks to a number of students about their past Trinity Ball experiences

It is no mean feat for every stereotype of middle-class students to be fulfilled in one night. Love it or hate it, this private black-tie event held on campus is part and parcel of the spirit of Trinity.

Criticism tends

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Piranha and Ents kick off first Hustings

An alternative slant on the usual hustings with provided last night, with drinking games, online quizzes and shameless prying kickstarting SU elections with a comedic flourish

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Last night, Tuesday February 14, saw The Button Factory hosted a highly entertaining event centred around a Piranha-style Hustings. This took place as an aftermath of the election campaign’s first official hustings at the end of the Fifth Student Council …

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Bloc Party to headline Trinity Ball 2017

Homegrown acts Hare Squead, The Strypes, Little Hours and King Kong Company are also set to play the event in April

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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
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TCDSU Ents Officer reacts to first Trinity Ball acts

Ents Officer Padraic Rowley gives Trinity News his take on the first four acts announced to play at Trinity Ball

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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 …

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A Rumble in the Jungle for RAG Week

Some of Trinity’s rivaling societies were given a chance to swing a justified punch all in the name of charity last night in District 8

trinity-lifeRumble in the Jungle with SUAS, this years rumble for RAG week, provided an excitingly different type of club night to the usual Coppers Tuesdays. Taking place in District 8, the audience watched nine different boxing matches before the ring

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Why The Rose of Trinity is worthy of RTÉ

Una Harty reviews Trinity’s own night of glamour, glitz and hijinks as the Roses took over the Sugar Club stage last night

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The title ‘The Rose of Trinity’ suggests poise, tranquility and elegance. Yet such a concoction of Hugh Fitzgibbon’s nimble wit, James Kavanagh’s invasive questioning and an ode to the “Huns of the Hamilton” ensured that that was not the offering

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Introducing Trinity’s new events website

The Trinity events website has gone live but what is it and how is it going to improve your student life at Trinity?

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Yesterday evening (Sunday 29th January) saw Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) launch an official events calendar website. The site was made as a joint project between TCDSU and the Central Societies Committee (CSC) with Trinity Publications, DUCAC, and Trinity …