Harris publishes plan to reduce student contribution charge

Government has decided that student loans will not form as part of the higher education funding model going forward

This afternoon, Simon Harris published plans by the department to reduce the student contribution charge going forward. 

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris has published a plan to reduce the cost of higher education.

Trinity Professor appointed president of Ireland’s newest technological university

Professor Veronica Campbell will take up the role at the South East Technological University on May 1

A professor of Trinity’s Department of Physiology has been appointed as the first president of the South East Technological University (SETU).

Professor Veronica Campbell, who has previously held several senior roles in Trinity, will take up the role on Sunday, …

Shannon Connolly elected editor of Trinity News

The paper’s current deputy editor will begin her tenure on May 1.

Shannon Connolly has been unanimously elected editor of Trinity News for the 2022/23 academic year at the paper’s AGM this evening.

Connolly, a Junior Sophister English and Philosophy student, has previously served as assistant news editor, news editor, and deputy …

Gardaí Investigate suspected fraudulent financial activity within Trinity

The Examiner reported that the matter was “made clear” at Trinity Board meeting on March 23, as it would be reflected in Trinity’s annual financial report

Gardaí are currently investigating “suspected fraudulent financial activity at an education institution in Dublin”, an Garda Síochana confirmed to Trinity News this evening. 

Earlier yesterday, the Irish Examiner reported that a “number of alleged unauthorised payments” in Trinity are being

Trinity law professor accused of murder granted bail on appeal

Diarmuid Rossa Phelan left the High Court “totally in the dark” about his financial situation


A Trinity law professor accused of murder has been granted bail of €100,000, with the Court of Appeal overturning a previous High Court decision.

President of the Court of Appeal Justice George Birmingham said that Diarmuid Rossa Phelan enjoys the …