Trinity Dragons’ Den won by Superbowl startup

The Trinity Entrepreneurial Societies Dragons’ Den won by Superbowl, who hope to fill gap in the market


The TES Dragons’ Den was won on February 18 by a startup called Superbowl, which is proposing to fill a gap in the market for healthy, customizable breakfasts suitable for various dietary requirements. The company, which is proposing to open


UCDSU criticise UCD management in wake of revenge porn controversy

According to the statement from UCDSU, university management also “alleged that the entire [revenge porn] situation was manipulated by the students’ union to advance their consent campaign”

NEWSThe University College Dublin’s Students’ Union (UCDSU) has sharply criticised the management of the university over their handling of the recent revenge porn controversy, accussing them of treating it as a “public relations matter” instead of a social policy issue.


NCAD Student Action view appointment of new director with “absolute scepticism”

The student group have staged several sit-ins and protests against the mismanagement of the college and its accounts

NEWSNCAD Student Action have criticised the appointment of Bernard Hanratty, a former managing director at the Citigroup Bank, as the acting director of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD).

Speaking to Trinity News, the group said that they


Listen up, Leo

Caoimhe Brennan sheds valuable light on the harsh reality of dealing with mental illness, and the HSE’s inability to provide adequate treatment


“Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” When I first heard Donal Walsh say this, the sixteen year old boy from Kerry, who sadly died of cancer in 2013, I cried. He was battling cancer and I was

Trinity to create virtual reality game for military training

The project will try to increase the effectiveness of militaries, police and civilian actors working together in ‘preventing conflict’

NEWSA new virtual reality game that will be used to train international military and police in peacekeeping skills is being lead by researchers at Trinity College.

The Gaming for Peace project has been funded by a €2 million grant from


USI launches Say Something card, providing information for students who have experienced sexual violence

“We hope this card will be an aid to students who find themselves in the position where they’re victims of violence and don’t know what to do next”

NEWSThe Union of Students in Ireland (USI) launched the Say Something card, designed to provide information for students should they become victims of sexual violence, on Tuesday February 2 in IT Tralee.

30,000 Say Something cards will be delivered to


Assessing the prospects for future international students at Trinity

Speaking with students from outside Ireland about their time studying in College, we can identify the areas the administration needs to improve upon


With the proposed increase in international students, it is more important than ever to examine how past students from outside Ireland have experienced being a visiting student at Trinity. The students contacted for this article have all on the whole


77,570 animals used in lab tests in Trinity between 2012 and 2014

A spokesperson for the college said: “Animal studies are conducted only when they will contribute to the advancement of knowledge that is likely to lead to the improvement of the health and welfare of animals and human beings”

NEWSTrinity College Dublin used 77,570 animals for research tests between 2012 and 2014, according to figures obtained by the Irish Examiner under Freedom of Information.

Trinity used 26,738 animals in biomedical experiments in 2012, 23,993 in 2013 and 26,839 in …


Institutes of technology lecturers plan to ballot for strike action

This development comes in addition to the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) strike planned for February 3.


The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) has decided to ballot for strike action among its members in February. The planned ballot is in response to proposed new government legislation, which TUI perceives as detrimental to the institute of technology sector.