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Varadkar: 50% capacity in indoor venues does not apply to exam halls

Varakar has cited government funded antigen tests as the reason exam halls will operate at full capacity, despite mounting criticisms due to unsafe conditions in NUI Galway exam halls

An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has announced that the regulations stating that all indoor venues will operate at 50% capacity will not apply to exam halls during the examination period.

Instead, funding given for free college antigen tests will be intended

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TCDSU Council passes motions on accessibility and opposing the “cultural death” of Dublin

Students will be able to make “accessibility requests” in advance of future council meetings

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Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) has passed a motion at council mandating that they fulfil any accessibility requests from students for council meetings.

The officer for students with disabilities (OSD) will create and circulate the necessary accessibility request forms

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Provost announces ‘Speak Out’ tool to report incidents of sexual harassment

Students and staff can use the tool to anonymously report any form of sexual harassment or violence

Today, Provost Linda Doyle announced the launch of an anonymous sexual violence and harassment reporting tool called ‘Speak Out’, to counter incidents of sexual impropriety.

The announcement was delivered to students and staff by the Provost in an email this

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TCDSU mandated to oppose the closure of the Science Gallery

The motion cited the gallery as an important cultural and recreational space, as well as a source of employment for students

Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) has passed a motion to oppose the closure of the science gallery. 

This motion was proposed by Senior Sophister (SS) Modern Irish Class Rep, Cúnla Morris. The motion was seconded by TCDSU President, Leah

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Senior Lecturer confirms College’s plans to hold Schols in-person

Students have expressed disappointment at the response the Senior Lecturer has given to their open letter

Senior Lecturer Professor David Sheperd  has confirmed that College plans to hold the Scholarship exams (Schols) in-person.

Concern has been raised by a group of students who sent an open letter to Sheperd calling for Schols to take place online

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Trinity Ball to be held on April 22 next year

Trinity Ball is set to return after being cancelled two years in a row due to Covid-19

Trinity Ball is set to return on April 22 next year. 

College has announced its intention to run Trinity Ball on April 22 after the event had been cancelled for two subsequent years.

The event, which remains the single biggest