Corruption and greed leaves boxing on the ropes

Governing bodies must resolve issues within the sport to stave off irrelevance

Manny Pacquiao, 40, successfully defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight belt in an unanimous decision victory over challenger Adrien Broner in Las Vegas, earlier this month. However, it remains a split decision as to what was more embarrassing, Broner’s


University Times’ funding questioned at TCDSU Council

The extended discussion occurred during the Local Issues part of Council

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The issue of University Times’ funding came under scrutiny at tonight’s Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council this evening. During a Local Issues session with questions answered by TCDSU President Shane De Rís, it was questioned whether the organisation


Aramark Off Our Campus continue protest campaign outside Westland Eats

The second demonstration took place from 1pm to 2pm

Aramark Off Our Campus continued their boycott campaign today with a second protest taking place outside Westland Eats. Trinity students displayed banners stating “Aramark Profits From Human Suffering” and “Westland Eats Funds Refugee Imprisonment” as part of the demonstration. The


Take Back the City force cancellation of Residential Tenancies Board tribunal hearing

The activist group demanded reforms for membership of tribunal hearings

Housing activist group Take Back the City have forced the cancellation of a tribunal hearing of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB). The activist group objected to an eviction case brought forward today, alleging that the case was being made on


Provost says Trinity should engage in direct provision debate

Prendergast highlighted the difficulties for people in direct provision accessing third level education

Provost Patrick Prendergast has said that he would like to see Trinity take a role in the ongoing discussions regarding the direct provision system. He made the statement during a question and answer discussion after his final “State of the


Provost says Trinity is “under-ranked”, as he presents new Strategic Plan

The comment came in Prendergast’s final “State of the College” address

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Trinity is “under-ranked” compared to other universities, Provost Patrick Prendergast has said at an address to staff and students this afternoon. Prendergast has noted that this was his last “State of the College” address before his tenure ends in 2021.


“We never suggested that ethnicity on its own would be salvation”

In the aftermath of the Irish presidential election, Pavee Point’s Co-Director Martin Collins speaks to Trinity News

Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny described March 1, 2017, when the State gave formal recognition to the distinct ethnic identity of Travellers, as “a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland”. Kenny continued: “I hope that today …