Provost leads Remembrance Sunday ceremony

The annual event commemorates the 471 people from Trinity who were killed during the First World War

Provost Linda Doyle led an event marking Remembrance Sunday ceremony on campus yesterday, November 14.

A service was held in the Chapel in Front Square, overseen by the College chaplains, after which the provost led a procession to the Hall …


SU to oppose exhibition space on College Park

The union is to work with DUCAC to campaign against the move on College decision-making bodies

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has passed a motion opposing the construction of a temporary exhibition space for the Book of Kells on College Park.

The motion was proposed collectively by the Union Forum, a body made up …


Parties’ sidelining of their youth wings stems from a broader contempt for young people

Sooner or later members of these organisations must realise that their parties will never love them back

Political party youth wings can be hard to appraise. In Ireland, they’re usually characterised by a unique zeal and loyalty to their parent movements, even when they frequently find themselves at odds with the mothership on a range of policy


University Times budget rejected by TCDSU Union Forum

At the same meeting, the paper’s editor was asked about UT’s relationship with the Irish Times

The University Times (UT) has had its budget rejected by the Union Forum of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).

The Forum, which is composed of TCDSU’s part-time and sabbatical officers, held its first meeting of the year on October …

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Squid Game: NUIG Researchers solve puzzle of cephalopod taxonomy

A new Irish study proposes a reordering of our conceptual framework for oceanic squid evolution

Researchers at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) have identified new relationships between different species of oceanic squids, solving a longstanding mystery.

A multinational study from 2018 described relationships between different cephalopods as “difficult to resolve” and said that


Students complain about “climate change denier”, “anti-LGBTQ” guest lecturer

College says that content on a site which is linked in lecture slides is “not being published in his capacity as a guest lecturer”

The School of Engineering has declined to act on complaints over the conduct of a guest lecturer in one of its modules.

Several senior sophister students raised concerns about Tony Allwright, who gives two of the 11 lectures in the …


Dublin City Council CEO suggests UCDSU enter rental market to provide student accommodation.

Union President Ruairí Power said Owen Keegan’s “dismissive attitude” was “depressing”

Chief Executive of Dublin City Council (DCC) Owen Keegan has suggested that University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) enter the rental market to provide student accommodation.

Keegan made the remark in a letter sent to UCDSU President Ruairí Power. The …