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 […]

SU Presidential Race: Interview with Bryan Mallon

  Bryan Mallon is a Senior Sophister Irish Studies student from Co. Meath. Mallon is the current chairperson of DU GAA and vice-chair of the Fianna Fáil Wolfe Tone Cumann. Mallon frames himself as the “only non-Students’ Union candidate”. Referencing the belief held by some that students are either “SU or anti-SU”, if elected Mallon […]

Top Posts of 2016

10. Tír gan teanga, tír gan ainm? “If Irish people in 2016 define aspects of life which are “not the place” for Irish to be heard, and where the national language is reduced to being a hobby of a few enthusiasts with time on their hands, Ireland’s independence is hollow; a tragically incomplete dream of […]

Exploring Trinity News’ Archives

Through rock, swing, and pop music; through putting man on the moon, the fall of the Berlin wall, and the first release of the iPhone; through JFK, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama – the pages of Ireland’s oldest student newspaper, established in 1953, have detailed many fascinating stories published throughout the decades. With everything from […]

Women in Leadership

  “As a woman, people are going to level a lot more criticism at you.”   This was a remark made by Annie Hoey, Deputy President of the USI, as she recalled the harsh media coverage she faced when campaigning for her position. Hoey was one of the  speakers at the second event of TCDSU’s […]

Trinity students receive wide acclaim for ISL carol video

Three Trinity students have received a massive social media response this week for their Irish sign language rendition of a well known Christmas Carol. Abbie O’Neill, Joanne O’Donnell and Amy Durkin are students in the Centre of Deaf Studies.   The three girls released “Santa Clause is Coming to Town” onto the sign language vlog […]

Harmony at ‘Clash of the Tones’

On Friday night, the Bello Bar in Portobello hosted ‘Clash of the Tones’ which saw Trinity’s own a cappella group, the Trinitones, battle it out against the Tiger Tones, who hail from Melbourne, Australia. The event was a sell-out, evident in the packed out underground music venue, an intimate location which provided a perfect setting for […]

Six students represent Trinity in this year’s Undergraduate Awards

Six Trinity College students were announced as Global or Regional Winners in this year’s Undergraduate Awards (UA). All six of them received their awards at this year’s UA Global Summit, which was held in Dublin from November 8-11. The summit is held in Dublin for four days each November. The UA programme is divided into […]

Who voted for Trump?

When you conduct a campaign relying on language that encourages otherisation, derision and open hatred of other groups you will find that a few speeches about ‘coming together’ will do little to heal the deep divisions.   I sat up on election night with The Hist to watch as the election results poured in. It […]

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