With the conclusion of my term as editor approaching, I’m preparing to say goodbye to Trinity for good. That’s no small thing; I’ve been here longer than almost anyone who isn’t now actually teaching classes. I remember the buildings that …
Trinity law professor accused of murder granted bail on appeal
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan left the High Court “totally in the dark” about his financial situation
A Trinity law professor accused of murder has been granted bail of €100,000, with the Court of Appeal overturning a previous High Court decision.
President of the Court of Appeal Justice George Birmingham said that Diarmuid Rossa Phelan enjoys the …
CSC’s rescheduled AGM appears to breach constitution
The original AGM, scheduled for last Tuesday, could not be held as it did not reach quorum
The rescheduled AGM of the Central Societies Committee (CSC), scheduled for 6pm this evening, appears to violate the organisation’s own constitution.
Notice of the meeting was sent to the treasurers of all Trinity societies via email last Wednesday, March 30.…
UT editor hustings scheduled for Tuesday at 1pm
Campaigning will run from Monday to Thursday
Hustings for the University Times (UT) editor bye-election will take place at 1pm on Tuesday, April 5.
The event will be livestreamed on TCDSU social media. Questions will be taken from attendees, but can also be submitted online.
Business School to offer degree NFTs
The class of 2023 will have the option to receive “academic tokens” in place of degree certificates
Trinity Business School (TBS) is to begin offering degrees in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) from next year, Dean Andrew Burke has announced.
Beginning with the class of 2023, graduating students will have the opportunity to forgo the traditional …
GSU Executive was not consulted about president’s Seanad endorsement
Class reps were instructed to share Gisèle Scanlon’s fundraising page with postgrads
The Executive Committee of the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) was not consulted before the organisation made a public endorsement of President Gisèle Scanlon’s candidacy for the Seanad.
Trinity News contacted every member of the Executive (which is made up of …
TCDSU Council and CSC AGM fail to meet quorum
Both meetings were scheduled for this evening, but will now be postponed
The AGM of the Central Societies Committee (CSC) and a meeting of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council both failed to reach quorum this evening.
The CSC AGM would have seen the election of a new executive for the …
Analysis: What would be the effects of the UT funding petition?
The proposal is much less extensive than a 2019 one, which aimed to cut the paper’s funding by more than 90%
A petition is being circulated calling for changes to the funding structure of the University Times (UT). The paper is part of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), though the union’s constitution stipulates that the paper has editorial independence.
UT editor election scheduled for April 4 to 7
Nominations close on March 21
A re-run of the University Times (UT) editor election will run from April 4 to 7, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has announced.
Nominations for the position are currently open, and will close at 9am next Monday, March 21. …
Postgrads given just two hours’ notice to register for TCDSU sabbatical elections
The GSU circulated the registration link at 9:45am on the day registration was to close at noon
Postgraduate students were given just over two hours notice to register for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical elections this year.
The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) notified its members of the need to register for the elections at 9:45am …