Error in Trinity Hall applications means students asked for incorrect word count

An error in the application form for Trinity Hall advised incoming first year students that the limit for the application was 250 characters. However, the limit was in fact 250 words, or 1800 characters.   Speaking to Trinity News, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Communications and Marketing Officer, Una Harty, stated that the application […]

From Halls to houses

This past academic year, I was fortunate enough to live in Trinity Hall in Rathmines. This coming autumn I will be living in a house with four of my friends. The biggest differences: rent, electricity, gas, and the oh-so-precious wifi. I am really looking forward to the exciting changes that come with living independently, but […]

Why I wanted to stay in Trinity Hall for a second year

The elections for the 2017/18 Junior Common Room (JCR)  committee concluded on Wednesday night in Rathmines pub Mother Reilly’s, where votes were counted following three days of intense campaigning. The JCR is the student committee responsible for looking after the 1000 residents of Trinity Halls, the vast majority of whom are first year students.   […]

Trinity Halls’ ‘Avenue Q’: A Dazzling Mix of Puppetry, Profanity and Positivity

  “Without a doubt, ‘Avenue Q’ is a show that you should endeavour not to miss. The quality of the production and the dazzling performances from the actors make this show a truly great achievement for Trinity Halls.”   Last night granted me opportunity to see the Halls musical extravaganza of 2016, Avenue Q, directed […]

Magnified societies: The secret is in the squash

  “As put by David Connolly: ‘the best player gets the same welcome as someone who has never hit a ball before’. The snobbery that is sometimes attached to sports like these has definitely been squashed here.”   The time has finally come; the most elusive society in Trinity is about to be unravelled. A […]

Meet Herman: Trinity Hall’s feline resident

    “The Halls Cat is in fact named Herman, the pet of assistant warden, Thomas Archer, who adopted him along with his brother Coco from the DSPCA when he made his move to Halls in 2010. Upon arrival, Herman and Coco were even more eager to make friends and interact with new people than […]

Flooding and damp caused 11 Halls rooms to be boarded up last year

Sporadic issues with the building standards in Trinity Hall, Dartry, led to 11 of the student accommodation site’s rooms being put out of use due to flooding and damp in the last academic year. The figure was confirmed to Trinity News on foot of testimony from students affected by the issue, which has seemingly been […]

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