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

Arts & Culture

Rediscover Christ in a new light

Ella Sloane discusses Christ and His Cousin: Renaissance Rediscoveries with curator Dr Aoife Brady at the National Gallery of Ireland

Running until 8 May 2022 with free admissions, Christ and His Cousin: Renaissance Rediscoveries offers its viewers a unique “window into the past”, and is rife with symbolism recognisable to any Renaissance expert, or lover. The exhibition consists of eight


Gabi Fullam elected TCDSU president on first count

Fullam earned 51.9% of the vote while her opponent Rebecca Kelly earned 41.0%

Gabi Fullam has been elected as the next President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) on the first count, securing 51.9% of the vote.

Fullam’s opponent Rebecca Kelly received 41.0% of first preference votes, while 8.2% voted to reopen …

News Analysis

President race: Fullam leads but contest far from over

Gabi Fullam is more likely to become TCDSU president, but the numbers show it is still anyone’s game


In previous years, the SU presidential race has taken a consistent form: three candidates, one already deeply active within the union, one less so but still engaged in union activities, and one promoting themselves as the fresh outsider to the …


President race: Gabi Fullam wants to build a union to “support the most vulnerable”

Current Ethnic Minorities Officer Gabi Fullam believes she has the “integrity, passion, and drive” for the role

Gabi Fullam is no stranger to Trinity College Dublin’s Student’s Union (TCDSU), having held the positions of ethnic minorities officer and class rep. The final year philosophy and sociology student is also firmly integrated into other aspects of student life, …


Spotlight on EDI

Is enough being achieved on equality, diversity and inclusion in higher education and pharmacy?

In June of 2020, Trinity News published an article written by Aaron Koay documenting personal experiences of racism during experiential work placement and College settings shared by his fellow pharmacy students. One student described feeling alienated after an inappropriate comment …