Trinity to light up green for the HSE

Trinity announced that tonight College would be lit up green in support of the Health Service Executive (HSE) and healthcare workers dealing with COVID-19

Trinity is to light up the front facade of College Green tonight in solidarity with the HSE and to support the frontline workers for their dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced on twitter earlier today.

The tweet from


Trinity SMF donate €10,000 to College projects

TAP, Inclusion TCD and the Sustainability Network were the recipients of Trinity SMF’s donations

Trinity Student Managed Fund (SMF) announced today they have donated €10,000 to Trinity Access Programmes (TAP), Trinity Inclusion & Disability Service and the Sustainability Network.

In a statement on their social media, Trinity SMF announced as one of their main …


SU Elections: Megan O’Connor wants to ensure students are “getting the best education they can”

The sole candidate for Education Officer puts focus on student supports and coordination with College departments

Drawing on her experience within Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), Megan O’Connor, a final year General Nursing student and the sole candidate for TCDSU Education Officer, explains that her manifesto promises are extensive, but all relate to her three


Sinn Féin criticises universities for accommodation rent increases

Sinn Féin is calling on Irish universities to discuss proposed increases in rent

Eoin Ó Broin TD, the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Housing has written to presidents  of several universities requesting a meeting regarding proposed rent increases to on-campus accommodation.

Ó Broin has requested meetings with the heads of University College Dublin, Dublin …


An Irish Traveller’s path to higher education

Chantelle Cawley discusses the barriers to education that the Travelling Community face

Chantelle Cawley is a 21-year-old Irish Traveller studying at Mary Immaculate College, Thurles. She is in her third year, working towards a degree in post-primary education with Business and Religion. Speaking about her experiences growing up as an Irish Traveller


Network for cracking down on academic cheating meets for first time

One in seven graduates admit to having paid someone to write an essay for them

Quality and Qualifications Ireland’s (QQI) new network established to detect and punish academic cheating met for the first time yesterday, warning of the dangers of “essay mills” which produce written-to-order assignments for paying students. 

The network is made up of


Mary McAleese appointed Chancellor of Trinity

McAleese is to take over as Chancellor of the University of Dublin, a role which was previously held by Mary Robinson

Mary McAleese will take over the role of Chancellor of the University of Dublin, having been nominated by twenty-nine members of the University Senate of the University. There were no other candidates at the close of nominations on Wednesday, andMcAleese