Halls residents still without clean water day after scheduled disruption

Residents have described “cold, brown water” flowing from taps, as well as “freezing cold” showers with poor water pressure.


Residents of Trinity Hall (Halls) have been left without clean water for the second day in a row, following maintenance on the water pumping system yesterday afternoon. There have been reports of low water pressure, as well as complaints of …


Speaker event featuring “homophobic and misogynistic” YouTube star called off due to security concerns

The Muslim Students’ Association, who organised the event, said it believed the decision was “the best course of action to ensure the safety and well-being of all”

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A planned event hosting controversial YouTube star Mohammed Hijab has been cancelled due to security concerns, according to the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA).

The event, which was due to take place tomorrow, had received significant criticism over the past 24 …


Schaaf presidential campaign issued major strike 

Schaaf was sanctioned for canvassing through DMs from her campaign account

Presidential candidate Tilly Schaaf was issued a major strike by the Electoral Commission (EC) yesterday afternoon.

Schaaf was prohibited from campaigning until 2pm today due to the offence, two hours before campaigning in elections ended entirely.

According to the EC, …


Poll: Social Democrats most popular party among Trinity students for third consecutive year

The poll shows an increase in support for People Before Profit-Solidarity, who are more popular among students than Sinn Féin for the first time

A poll conducted by Trinity News shows the Social Democrats to be the most popular Irish political party among Trinity Students for the third year running.

Just over a fifth of students polled (20.1%) said that if a general election …

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Poll: Molnárfi and Orr favoured to win contested races, but elections could still swing

With four uncontested races, the Trinity News poll indicates a higher number of RON first preferences than in previous years

A poll conducted by Trinity News indicates a likely victory for László Molnárfi in the race for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President with a significant margin.

The poll also shows a significant lead for Olivia Orr in the …


Two election candidates receive minor strikes from the EC

László Molnárfi and Sam Kelly have both received minor strikes on their campaigns


Two candidates in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) elections have received minor strikes. The strikes were issued by the Electoral Commission (EC) today.

Presidential candidate László Molnárfi and Ents candidate Sam Kelly both received minor strikes from the


Zöe Cummins reinstated on ballot following appeal

Cummins had previously been struck off for a violation of electoral rules, the EC said on Tuesday


Zöe Cummins has been reinstated on the ballot for the students’ union presidential race following a successful appeal.

In a statement to Trinity News this afternoon, President Gabi Fullam confirmed: “On Tuesday February 21, the Chair of the [Trinity College …


College to increase PhD stipends to €25k for three research programmes

TCD PWO called the increase “a step in the right direction”

College is to increase the stipend for three internal postgraduate research schemes to €25k annually, starting from September.

Though the three programmes account for less than 15% of Trinity’s postgraduate researchers, Dean of Graduate Studies Martine Smith said that it …


Video: Trinity News talk to Trinity Musical Theatre ahead of Sweet Charity opening night

Ella Sloane sits down with the director and choreographer to talk about this year’s production

Director Beth Strahan and choreographer Conor Lawler talked to Trinity News about the hard work that has gone on behind the scenes for this year’s show.

Sweet Charity will run from 22-25 February in the O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College.