Genockey and Caddle sanctioned by Electoral Commission for campaigning outside hours

The candidates both received minor strikes for social media activity outside campaign hours

Education Officer candidate Bev Genockey and University Times editor candidate Peter Caddle have both received minor strikes and a temporary ban on campaigning.

Genockey received a 30 minute ban after a campaign team member referenced and tagged the candidate’s campaign


“No greenwashing”: Provost candidates cover climate crisis in debate led by Mary Robinson

Provost candidates outlined strategies to increase Trinity’s sustainability efforts at a climate change discussion this evening

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Avoiding tokenism and greenwashing should be important factors in the next provost’s plans to address the climate crisis, the candidates for the role have emphasised. 

At a debate on climate change this evening, Professors Doyle, Hogan and Ohlmeyer outlined strategies


SU Elections: Thirteen candidates announced with just one uncontested race

The candidates have been confirmed today ahead of a two-week campaign period between March 1 and 11


Thirteen candidates have put themselves forward to run for a position in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).

The candidates have been confirmed today ahead of a two-week campaign period which will take place between March 1 and 11.

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Clinical placements must be expanded, provost candidates say at Health Sciences forum

Improvements to Academic Registry and a review of student to staff ratios were among questions posed to candidates this afternoon

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Clinical placements for health science students should be expanded, the candidates for Trinity’s next provost have said.

Professors Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan and Jane Ohlmeyer agreed at a forum of Health Sciences staff today that access to clinical placements should


Provost candidates look at future of online learning in AHSS forum

The three candidates faced questions that gave one of the most significant insights in the campaign so far on topics where they diverge

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A view to utilise opportunities presented by online learning beyond the end of the pandemic is on the mind of all three candidates in the race to become Trinity’s next provost.

The three candidates spoke about the future of online


Provost election: Candidates cover student numbers, funding and staff contracts at first campaign event

Doyle, Hogan and Ohlmeyer pitched their campaign promises to staff over Zoom this evening

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A policy to expand the number of students in Trinity appears unlikely in the next decade as all three candidates for provost agreed that student numbers should not rise at the first live event of the election campaign.

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Provost election: Voters get first look at campaign promises in candidates’ manifestos

Equality, research and climate change are recurring themes as candidates for Trinity’s next provost launch their campaigns


Staff and students have gained a first look this afternoon at the issues candidates for Trinity’s next provost are putting on their agenda.

Candidates for provost have launched their digital manifestos and websites today following the confirmation of nominees.



Trinity tackling spread of virus cases in accommodation on and off-campus

The Director of the College Health Service has cautioned students about cases of Covid-19 in student residences


Trinity is tackling the presence of Covid-19 cases in student accommodation on and off campus, with some students unable to move into a private accommodation building due to the virus.

At a town hall meeting this evening ran by Trinity


Goldsmith Hall residents to be tested for Covid-19 after three virus cases confirmed

College is aware of one confirmed case of Covid-19 in accommodation on the main campus

Three people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Trinity’s Goldsmith Hall residence, College has confirmed.

All student residents and support staff working in Goldsmith Hall are to be tested for Covid-19 at the Aviva Stadium testing centre as a “precautionary