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Dissecting the dissertation process

SS English and History student Megan Thompson outlines some advice for incoming fourth year students considering a dissertation

With the time to choose your modules for next year fast approaching, most of those rising to their final year will have the choice to do a dissertation, and some of those  in lower years  may make choices which will

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A bookworm’s guide to Dublin’s literary havens

This week saw Lit Soc bring its members on a book crawl across the city, hand-picking the bookshops every avid reader in Trinity should visit.

trinity-lifeOn Wednesday February 15, the Literary Society gathered with members and book enthusiasts alike at the front of  House 6 to begin their tour of bookshops and literary hubs in Dublin.  In good spirit, we left campus for the first


Tapping into the Trinity Access Programme

In April 2016, the Trinity Access Programmes (TAP) organised a “privilege walk” to highlight the diversity within Trinity, and to raise awareness of who they are and what exactly they are trying to achieve. The primary aim of TAP is

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Lights, Camera, Trinity!

Deputy Life Editor Megan Thompson explores the history of Trinity’s relations with the film industry in light of the recent filming of Mel Gibson’s The Professor and the Madman on campus



“It seems that the benefits of Trinity’s internationally positive reputation are not confined to the field of academics”

Last month saw Trinity College buzzing with excitement as Mel Gibson began his three days of filming on campus for his upcoming


Harry Potter filmmaker David Yates at the Phil

Having directed the final four instalments of the beloved fantasy series, Yates remarks on what drew him back to the direct the latest Rowling adventure ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them’


At 4pm on Tuesday, filmmaker David Yates addressed a packed room in the GMB having been awarded the Medal of Honourary Patronage by The Phil. Yates is best known for directing the final four instalments in the infamous Harry Potter


FRESH to the Cobblestones: DU General Science Society

Deputy Trinity Life editor Megan Thompson speaks to Conor Rossi, PRO of the newest society on campus, SciSoc

This year has seen the introduction of many new societies with one of those being the DU General Science Society.

Speaking about their formation, Public Relations Officer Conor Rossi explained that “most courses have their own society, English has the

Societies announce guest speakers for upcoming year

Patti Smith, Glen Hansard, and Jeremy Paxman among confirmed guests


Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin and singer-songwriter Kesha are among the guests due to visit some of Trinity’s biggest societies this year.

Dates have been confirmed for some of the guests, with others still to be confirmed.

Among Trinity College Law


What is privilege? TAP organises a privilege walk in Front Square

The event, held on Tuesday in conjunction with the Equality Fund, aimed to provoke participants to reflect on the impact social privilege has across society


Trinity Access Programme took over Front Square on Tuesday to raise awareness for equality and the various privileged positions members of society can hold. A group of  participants were asked a series of questions centring around social disadvantage and privilege,


Rainbow Week 2016 launched

Jessica McKeon: “This year we want the week to really be a celebration of being LGBTQ and all that our community has achieved”

NEWSRainbow Week was launched today, March 21, with a miniature Pride parade and reception in the Atrium with Colm O’Gorman and Averil Power in attendance. Rainbow Week, jointly organised by Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) and Q Soc, is …


Trinity graduate honoured for World War II code-breaking work

Eileen Leslie Greer worked at Bletchley Park, the centre for code-breaking and intelligence-analysis during the war.


Trinity College Dublin alumna Eileen Leslie Greer was honoured with the Bletchley Park commemorative badge last week for the code-breaking work she did during World War II. Mrs Greer was part of Bletchley Park’s top-secret team of intelligence analysts during