The ousting of Mugabe has been a long time coming

On Wednesday morning, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was placed under house arrest, as the Zimbabwean military launched a government takeover.   Footage of Major General Sibusiso Moyo was broadcast on state television from the early hours of Wednesday morning. The Maj. General claimed that the actions were only a temporary measure ‘targeting criminals’ that have […]

Predators like Weinstein operate because we permit them to

The slew of actresses who have come forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault from a single perpetrator, Harvey Weinstein, have brought to light the seedy world of Hollywood we all suspected to exist.   Hollywood turns against him only now, after years of rumours and allegations. He was expelled from the Academy of […]

Trinity Professor Patrick Geoghegan hired as Taoiseach’s speechwriter

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hired Professor Patrick Geoghegan, a Historian at Trinity College, to assist him in speechwriting, research and other issues. Prof. Geoghegan is on sabbatical in Trinity College and will be given a leave of absence to join Mr Varadkar’s staff.   Speaking to Trinity News, Professor Geoghegan said: “The details of the […]

The pets of Trinity News

At Trinity News, we always strive to bring you the best and freshest stories. While we never neglect to check our sources, our pets haven’t always been so lucky. Here lies exposed the deepest and darkest pet secrets of your Editorial Staff for 2017/18. Enjoy.   Joel Coussins, Sport Editor When I was around 10 […]

Trinity alumnus Michael Longley wins PEN Pinter literary award

Trinity alumnus Michael Longley has been awarded the 2017 PEN Pinter award for his poetry. He will receive the award at a ceremony in the British Library on October 10th, where he will also give an address.   The annual prize, first established in 2009, is awarded to a writer from the United Kingdom, the […]

Two Trinity professors nominated for a US-Ireland research innovation award

  Professor Jane Farrar from Trinity’s School of Genetics and Microbiology and Professor Sabina Brennan, a research assistant from Trinity’s Institute of Neuroscience, have been nominated for a US-Ireland Research Innovation award. Both professors are shortlisted in the Higher Education Institution category.   The awards are a joint initiative between the Royal Irish Academy and […]

Trinity research shows glucose may hold key role in fighting cancer

Researchers at Trinity have discovered that glucose may play a key role in fighting cancer.   Glucose is a sugar which is vital for energy and cell growth. When responding to infections, the immune system becomes active and uses high amounts of glucose. Typically when immune cells are starved of glucose, they become debilitated, such […]

USI expresses concern over spending in higher education institutions

  The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed concern over the spending of students and taxpayer’s money in higher education institutions, following revelations about the use of finances in colleges across the country, which were outlined in an RTE Investigates programme that aired on Thursday night.   The programme revealed numerous examples of […]

Michael Foley elected next editor of Trinity News

Michael Foley, current assistant editor of Trinity News, has been elected editor of the paper for the 2017/18 academic year, the 64th volume.   Michael was previously comment editor and deputy sports editor. He is a third year Law and Political Science student.   His candidacy was unopposed and, under such circumstances, he was elected to the position after a […]

The Glass Wall in Trinity

An engaging installation popped up early this afternoon near the cricket pitch on College’s campus. Students might have been surprised to encounter a colourful cling film wall stretched between two trees, and some may have even contributed to the messages being written on this wall, relating to solidarity with refugees. Trinity Life decided to investigate […]

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