Sex & Relationships

Demystifying PMDD

Ella Sloane highlights the under-discussed topic of PMDD through the experiences of those who suffer from the condition

Content warning: this article contains mention of suicidal ideation and self harm

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe and under-recognised form of PMS. One student diagnosed with the disorder shared that whilst she often tries to explain it as …


Trinity News dives into DUSC’s 125th-anniversary celebrations

DU Swimming and Water Polo Club marked the historic occasion with a day-long event, inviting both alumni and current students to compete

This year marks the 125th anniversary of DU Swimming and Water Polo Club (DUSC). Founded in 1897, it is one of the largest and oldest sports clubs in Trinity and one which is “very fortunate to have an amazing alumni

Arts & Culture

Re-Joyce in Dublin this Bloomsday

Ella Sloane’s guide to celebrating the centenary of Ulysses on June 16

This year marks the centenary of the first edition of Ulysses, and the Bloomsday Festival is back and bigger than ever. Named after the novel’s protagonist, Leopold Bloom, Bloomsday takes place annually on June 16 to celebrate the legacy of


The unique challenges of LGBTQ+ mental health care

Author of The Queer Mental Health Workbook discusses his research

This article contains discussion of self-harm.

Research has consistently shown that members of the LGBTQ+ community face significant disparities in physical and mental health outcomes when compared to their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts, linked to societal stigma and discrimination. Speaking …


Teni Shittu elected JCR President

Nine of the 11 Committee positions were contested

Teni Shittu was elected Trinity Hall Junior Common Room (JCR) President on Wednesday, April 6, along with 10 other Officer positions on the committee for 2022/23.

Shittu, a law student from Co. Offaly, was elected on the first count with

Sex & Relationships

Repeal Review appeals for submissions by April 1

Ella Sloane discusses persisting barriers to abortion access in Ireland ahead of Friday’s deadline

Almost four years after Ireland’s electorate voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment, significant barriers to abortion access persist, forcing women to travel to receive care. Geographical coverage remains one such barrier to accessing abortion, with only one in ten GPs

Student Living

“As someone born in Ukraine this war has almost broken me”

Ella Sloane talks to students affected by the current warfare in Ukraine

Since Russia’s sudden invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, College has released a statement condemning it and showing solidarity for “the Ukrainian people”. Undeniably the crisis has had a devastating impact on many members of the College community, including students