Leading Trinity activist Conor Reddy elected to Dublin City Council

Reddy received 1,249 first-preference votes, the third-highest share of any candidate in the area

President of the Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation (PWO) and longtime College-based activist Conor Reddy has been elected to Dublin City Council for Ballymun-Finglas.

Reddy, a PhD researcher in Trinity’s School of Medicine, was elected as a People Before Profit-Solidarity representative this …


Trinity ranks poorly for student-staff ratios but maintains top-100 position in world rankings

Provost Linda Doyle criticised government underfunding of higher education in Ireland which makes 87th-place ranking “unsustainable”

Trinity has been ranked 87th in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2025 World University Rankings.

Down six places since last year, College has maintained a top-100 position for the third consecutive year.

Despite its high overall ranking, Trinity …


College drop controversial €214k fine against students’ union

Disciplinary proceedings against union leaders have also been dropped in another win for the union

College has retracted a controversial €214k invoice issued to Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) earlier this month.

It has also dropped disciplinary proceedings against union leaders including President László Molnárfi and President-elect Jenny Maguire for their role in protests …


UCD students set up encampment demanding university cuts ties with Israel

UCCSU and UCD BDS have said that the action is a “necessary escalation” in demanding accountability from college leadership

Students at University College Dublin (UCD) have established an encampment on the university’s campus demanding that it cut all ties with Israel amid its genocidal campaign in Gaza.

At 6.30pm, dozens of tents were set up beside the lake at …


Union hit back, urge students to action in face of fee rise

“It is so disappointing that the College is attempting to turn its own students against each other,” the union said

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have urged students to join in a full-day protest targeting “the university’s reputation and finances” in the face of proposed fee increases.

Union President László Molnárfi advised students on social media to wear masks …


“I was simply walking to college while black”: Welfare Officer-elect speaks out after physical attack

Hamza Bana was struck in the face by a stranger on O’Connell bridge on Monday

TCDSU Welfare Officer-elect Hamza Bana has spoken out after being physically attacked on O’Connell Bridge earlier this week.

While walking to College on Monday, Bana was struck in the face by a stranger who immediately ran to rejoin a group …


Jubilation in Front Square as provost announces 72 new scholars

43 new fellows, three professorial fellows and four honorary fellows were also named at the Trinity Monday ceremony

There were scenes of ecstatic celebration, and others of disappointment, in Front Square this morning as the provost announced the names of 72 new scholars.

Students who had sat January’s scholarship exams shrieked and hugged friends as Provost Linda Doyle


Situation at asylum office refugee camp “deteriorating rapidly” say volunteers

Over a hundred asylum seekers are sleeping rough outside the International Protection Office, with food and supplies scarce, forced to defecate in the road beside their tents

Volunteer activists have warned that the situation at a makeshift refugee camp outside the International Protection Office (IPO) is “deteriorating rapidly” as hundreds of asylum seekers were turned out of emergency shelter after the weekend.

Independent volunteers assembled at the …