College invites suggestions for new name for Berkeley Library

A newly-established working group are accepting “evidence-based” submissions on the name of the Library

College has invited suggestions of new names for the Berkeley Library, also known as the X Library.

A newly-established Legacies Review Working Group will review  “evidence-based” submissions from the public on the name of the library. Submissions will be accepted …


Provost pays tribute to “courageous and inspiring” Vicky Phelan

Several public figures have honoured cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan since her passing

Provost Linda Doyle has paid tribute to cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan, describing her as “courageous and inspiring”.

“She fought until the end to help other women,” the Provost said in a statement on Twitter, “Our thoughts are with her …


College relaunches tobacco-free campus initiative

Healthy Trinity Ambassadors will return to College from November 14 to prevent students smoking in tobacco-free areas of campus

College have announced the relaunch of the Tobacco Free Trinity initiative.

The relaunch will see the introduction of new Healthy Trinity Ambassadors and a review of its e-cigarette policy.

In an email to staff and students, the chairs of Healthy …


Council passes motion to campaign USI representatives to be elected by direct universal suffrage

The motion was proposed by Social Sciences and Philosophy School Convenor László Molnárfi

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has passed a motion which mandates the union to lobby the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) to change to a system in which USI sabbatical members are directly elected.

TCDSU is now


Students sign open letter calling for improvement in IT services

61 students have asked the Senior Lecturer and Director of Student Services to improve the IT system “characterised by underfunding, outsourcing and administrative chaos.”

61 students have signed an open letter calling for “a plan to identify and address the shortcomings of IT Services” at College.

The letter, addressed to Senior Lecturer Professor David Shepherd and Director of Student Services Breda Walls, lists the …


Student fees to be cut by €1,000 in new budget

After a once-off cut for all students this year, reduction in the student contribution fee will be means-tested.

Third-level fees are to be cut by €1,000 this year and significantly reduced on a means-tested basis over the coming years, according to early reports of Budget 2023.

All students in receipt of the SUSI grant will receive a double …


Trinity team crowned winners of European University Debating Championship

Dylan McCarthy and Jack Palmer are the first ever team from Trinity to win the championship

A team from the University Philosophical Society (the Phil) have won the Grand Final of the European University Debating Championships (EUDC) in Zagreb.

Dylan McCarthy and Jack Palmer were one of over 150 teams from universities across Europe to compete …


NiteLine awarded €300 Jack Shannon Bursary

The new bursary aims to honour the lives and memories of Trinity students who have lost their lives to suicide

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) announced the launch of the Jack Shannon Bursary today. The bursary endeavours to honour the memory of Trinity students who lost their lives to suicide. It also aims to encourage more open conversations about …