Sex & Relationships

The hot-take from Trinity’s new condom dispenser

TN interviews some the lucky first users of the SU’s latest investment in student health

It’s finally happened, the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Trinity College Dublin’s SU has followed the footsteps of literally every other university in the 21st century and installed a free condom dispenser for its students. The excitement is palpable.…


Higher education sector “failing to convince government to invest”

New policies suggested to strengthen ties with UK to make Ireland a global research leader

The higher education and research sector has failed to make the case for governments to adequately invest in it, according to comments made at a meeting of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce by the organisation’s official patron, businessman Niall


Dundalk Institute of Technology staff to undertake one-day strike

Lecturers are to strike against a lack of consultation on the institute’s strategic plan

Lecturers and researchers of Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) are set to undertake a one-day strike on Tuesday, November 19, as announced by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) last night.


99.1% of staff voted in favour of this strike


Irish Universities Association “disappointed” with budget provisions

Budget 2020 has also been criticised by student and university teacher representatives

The Irish Universities Association (IUA), have described the Budget 2020 provisions for higher education as “understandable, but inadequate”. 


In yesterday’s budget statement, Minister of Finance Paschal Donohue announced the provision of €19 million for the rising student numbers in the


Environment Exhibition: An artistic interrogation of the climate crisis

With eye-catching photography and fascinating speakers, DUPA, FLAC and Envirosoc’s event had it all

The climate crisis affects the entire student body. This is something which has become particularly clear in recent weeks, with large swathes of Trinity students heading to Front Square and beyond to protest environmental injustices, shouting Extinction Rebellion Ireland’s battle


Hamilton mathematics institute receives $600,000 grant

The grant is intended to further develop programmes between the Hamilton’s Mathematics Institute and the Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation has announced they will give the Hamilton’s Mathematics Institute (HMI) a grant of $600,000 today.

This is the second grant that the Simons Foundation has offered to Trinity. The first, of the same amount, was awarded in