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Trinity BDS fly Palestinian flags from front entrance to mark International Day of Solidarity

College refused to project the Palestinian colours, saying that “endless displays would ultimately make the gesture meaningless”

Trinity Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction Implementation Group (Trinity BDS) have displayed Palestinian flags from the windows of College’s College Green facade to mark International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

According to a statement from the group, College refused …

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Jeremy Corbyn praises College’s examination of “colonial past” in address to the Phil

The former leader of the UK Labour Party spoke to members of the society after receiving its Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage

Jeremy Corbyn praised College’s readiness to examine its “colonial past” in an address to the University Philosophical Society (the Phil) yesterday evening.

The former leader of the UK Labour Party said that Trinity “has been prepared to examine itself and …

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TCDSU Council fails to reach quorum

Council will instead be replaced by a town hall discussion meeting, where no motions can be voted on

This evening’s meeting of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has failed to reach quorum.

The meeting will instead take the form of a town hall to discuss items on the agenda, but no motions can be voted on.…

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Independent PhD union calls for employee status and living wage for postgraduate researchers

The PhD’s Collective Action Union have drafted a list of demands to be submitted to the government review of supports for postgraduate researchers

The PhD’s Collective Action Union (PCAU) have included employee status, a living wage, and positive working conditions for all postgraduate workers among their demands for the government review of supports for PhD researchers.

Entitled the Fair Postgraduate Researcher Agreement (FRA), …

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President Zelenskyy condemns Russia’s “propaganda frame” in address to Irish students 

President Zelenskyy’s address was preceded by an address from Minister Simon Harris 

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy condemned the Russian “propaganda frame” in an address which was livestreamed to Irish universities this afternoon.

Appearing via video link to Dublin City University (DCU), Zelenskyy began by addressing recent news that 52 Irish politicians …

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Government to consider for Ireland to join CERN

Speaking in the Dáil, Simon Harris said that his department will make a submission to the government for Ireland to join the Geneva-based research centre, one of the largest in the world

Simon Harris has said that he has begun proceedings for Ireland to become a member of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Speaking in the Dáil to mark Science Week, Minister Further and Higher Education, Innovation, Research and Science …

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Popular free ebook repository Z-Library removed from the internet

Domains previously associated with the popular free ebook repository declare that the website has been seized by the FBI

Popular online ebook repository Z-Library has been made inaccessible on the internet.

Domains previously associated with the site, which allows users to access pirated books and articles for free, now display a graphic declaring “This website has been seized”.

The …

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Cosgrave says that most Irish-founded startups “are being built outside of Ireland”

Speaking at a press conference in Lisbon this morning, the founder of Web Summit claimed that Dublin is being left behind due to the cost of living crisis

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Web Summit founder and CEO Paddy Cosgrave has said that Dublin is being left behind in the tech world by the cost of living crisis.

Speaking at a press conference at Web Summit in Lisbon this morning, the Trinity alumnus