Irish football’s new dawn

The McCarthy and Kenny era offers hope of a fresh start

When Mick McCarthy was appointed manager of the Republic of Ireland on November 25 2018, most fans breathed a sigh of relief, as McCarthy was seen as a safe pair of hands to guide Ireland through the process of qualifying


Reflecting on the Joe Schmidt era

The Ireland coach will leave a glorious legacy

Joe Schmidt recently announced that he would be retiring from coaching after the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan, in order to focus on his family life. The New Zealand-born coach has, recent results aside, had an incredible time as


Domestic reform needed in Irish football

A new vision is needed to elevate the League of Ireland’s standard

When the news broke that Declan Rice had finally ended the speculation around his international future, there was a collective sigh around Ireland. While outwardly football fans seemed to be preparing for this exact scenario, most still hoped that perhaps


Trinity beaten by physical Leixlip Zalgiris

Trinity Men’s Basketball lost out in a controversial encounter

Score: 74-49

Trinity Men’s Basketball team suffered a heavy loss in controversial circumstances on Friday night as they lost 74-49 to Leixlip Zalgiris in Dublin Men’s Basketball Division 3. Trinity, who currently sit mid-table in the division, were overcome by


The rise of the sports podcast

Charlie Giese charts the success of this innovative medium, examining how it has captured the imagination of sports fans, both novice and expert alike

Gone are the days of reading the paper to find out the latest football gossip, who’s being tipped to win this year’s All Ireland, or to find out about the latest FAI scandal. This might be expected with the rise


Trinity Basketball outlast experienced Barrow side

An energetic second half showing earns the Men’s team their first win


Trinity College                 71
Barrow Rovers                54

Trinity Men’s Basketball “A” team overcame a strong challenge from Barrow Rovers on Friday, as they ran out a 71-54 victory in the Sports Centre. The visitors were the better side in the early …


The moral dilemma of representing your country

Charlie Giese examines the divisive and complicated issue of national identity in sport

The question of national identity and its importance in sport has become ever more prevalent in recent years. As the barriers between countries are slowly broken down and dual citizenship becomes more common, this was bound to become a major …