Spotlight Society: DU Pagan Society

Ella-Bleu Kiely sits down with DU Pagan Soc Chairperson Ian Creedon to uncover Trinity’s spiritual side

What is Paganism? The term is loosely defined as a polytheistic nature-worshipping religion that is the ancestral religion of the whole of humanity. From the Latin pāgānus meaning “rural”and later “civilian”, how is this belief system incorporated into student life


Trinity Young Greens at COP26

Matthew Moran reflects on his experience at COP26 with Trinity Young Greens in Glasgow

When the Trinity Young Greens announced their plans to travel to Glasgow for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, I signed up honestly not knowing what I was getting myself in for. The events of the


Alcohol-based events

Ruth McGann examines the relationship between alcohol, health and our social lives

Drinking is an integral part of Irish culture. You only have to look to the past two years of lockdowns to realise that alcohol has an undeniable, and often detrimental, hold over our social lives. In Trinity, most societies will


Society Spotlight: Zoo Soc

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks with Zoo Soc President Isabel Quinn on the unapologetically animal mad society

“Appreciate the greatness of animals, but also leave them alone.” This is the main message which Trinity’s own Zoological Society (Zoo Soc) wishes to communicate. Zoo Soc was founded in 1974, and has since come to describe themselves as being


The History of the Historian

Matthew Moran sits down with DU History to discuss their latest historical publication and endeavours

The Dublin University History Society (DU History) was founded in 1932 by a group of students who shared a common interest in the subject of history. Whether you are studying history or if you just wish to broaden your horizons


The Power of DUGES

A conversation with DU Gender Equality Society on raising awareness of matters of feminism and gender-related issues on campus

The main objectives of DU Gender Equality Society (DUGES) are centred in furthering the conversation of feminist issues on campus. The society feels that their purpose is to continue the on-campus conversation on feminism and gender issues. DUGES strives to


The proposed DU Skate Society

Ruth McGann speaks to Skate Soc Provisional Chairperson Luke Byrne and Chief Media Officer John Monaghan on why Trinity needs a skateboarding society

Trinity is renowned for its prestigious societies, founded a hundred years ago with famous alumni and honoured guest speakers. Unlike other universities, including University College Dublin (UCD), Trinity seems to be noticeably lacking in smaller, more alternative societies and sports


Spotlight Society: Psych Soc

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks to Psych Soc President Charlie Conner on the society that cares for the mind

Believe it or not, not all psychologists just sit analysing people’s personal issues, and neither do members of Trinity’s Psych Soc. The term “psychology” refers to the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, but Psych Soc strives


Putting inclusivity on our radars

Ella-Bleu Kiely talks to the Trinity Ability co_op about its Towards Inclusive Clubs and Societies Project

This Summer, the Trinity Ability co_op launched its Towards Inclusive Clubs and Societies Project. They describe themselves as an active cooperative movement led by students with disabilities towards creating radical inclusion in Trinity College Dublin. The project is funded by