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 […]

Piranha and Ents kick off first Hustings

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 earlier that evening. The stage was set for comedy, as the “uneasy alliance of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Rumble in the Jungle for RAG Week

Rumble 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 was cleared away and the dance floor opened. This proved to be a successful change […]

Why The Rose of Trinity is worthy of RTÉ

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 made at the infamous Monday night RAG Week event.   Mirroring the formula of the […]

Introducing Trinity’s new events website

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 GSU also collaborating on it. It contains information on upcoming events available to Trinity students, helping […]

Comforting the fear: Polar Express mystery tour proves to be a cosy night in Cork

  “Having arrived frantically to Heuston, I was greeted by a massive queue of onesie clad young people.” I have managed to survive 20 years of Irish existence without ever being subjected to a mystery tour. I said no to the Potter Express; ney to Masquerail. The idea has always terrified me; trapped for hours […]

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

Monday 19 September: Shane Kenneally, Junior Freshman Law and Politics student: And just like that, it has begun. The summer spent languishing in the glow of Trinity’s fashionably late start has ended, ended with the deafening sound of puma suede shoes over cobbles. We waited, we worried, and thankfully we have arrived. My freshers’ week began […]

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Illustration

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

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan