Arts & Culture

A Dublin Theatre Guide

Ella-Bleu Kiely details what’s on stage this season in Dublin city

Dublin city is a melting pot for dramatic performances along with theatres rich in heritage. Here’s a guide on what’s gracing the stage this season in the city (visit the theatre’s websites for information on ISL performances):

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Life, Societies

How sexy was the ancient world?

Ella-Bleu Kiely discusses ancient sexual relations and gender alongside the DU Classical Society

Sex, or lagneía in Ancient Greek, was embedded into the tradition of the Mediterranean world — not simply for pleasure but its ideological connotations. However, does love tie into the equation? Divine sexuality has been a topic of interest down

Student Living

Irish in San Diego, CA

Ella-Bleu Kiely tells of her time in San Diego as a J1 student

Word of the summer: evicted. The San Diego J1 student housing crisis. The following quotes are taken from the J1 San Diego 2022 Facebook group: “9 lads looking for a house for July if anyone knows of anything! Please!” “Any


Women in STEM Societies

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks with three of Trinity’s STEM women on their society and academic lives

The fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, known collectively as STEM, are often considered supreme areas of study, especially in the Trinity sphere. Many female scientists have made pioneering contributions to the history of science, confirming their integral role


TAF time of year

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks with TAF Festival Director Seirce Mhac Conghail on the nature of the society

This year’s Trinity Arts Festival (TAF) week began on the day devoted to romance. Running from 14-16 February, the society of tote bags and glitter held events every day from morning to night ranging from scrambled egg workshops, pop-up plays,


Spotlight Society: DU Pagan Society

Ella-Bleu Kiely sits down with DU Pagan Soc Chairperson Ian Creedon to uncover Trinity’s spiritual side

What is Paganism? The term is loosely defined as a polytheistic nature-worshipping religion that is the ancestral religion of the whole of humanity. From the Latin pāgānus meaning “rural”and later “civilian”, how is this belief system incorporated into student life