USI call for urgent action on abortion access on fifth anniversary of Repeal referendum

USI are demanding the implementation of the recommendations of the independent review of abortion access

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have called for urgent government action to remove barriers to abortion access in Ireland, on the fifth anniversary of the referendum which reversed the constitutional ban on abortion.

USI are demanding the implementation …

Delayed start for first years unlikely to change, College statement indicates

College have welcomed today’s government announcement, but said that the release of results must return to usual pre-pandemic dates

A statement from College indicates that a delayed start for first years is unlikely to change despite today’s announcement that Leaving Cert results will be released at the end of August rather than early September.

Speaking to Trinity News, a …

Leaving Cert results to be released in August for first time since before pandemic

It is as yet unclear whether the earlier release will prevent delays to first years starting college

Minister for Education Norma Foley has announced that Leaving Certificate 2023 results will be released on August 25, in what she called “a significant and very welcome step towards pre-pandemic norms”.

For the past three years, Leaving Cert results have …

Students4Change analysis finds lack of transparency from 73% of College committees

A report by the group showed that 11 out of College’s 15 Board Committees have not made up-to-date records of meetings publicly available

A report by Students4Change (S4C) has highlighted the poor maintenance of College’s Board Committees website where committee meeting records are made publicly available, which the group has said is indicative of a lack of transparency from College governance.

The group’s …

Students express frustration over closure of Ussher Library and Kinsella Hall

The libraries will be closed from May 15 to June 11, leaving students without 24-hour library access on weekends and no library access at all until noon on Sundays

Trinity students have expressed upset and frustration following the announced short-notice closure of the Ussher and Kinsella libraries. 

In an email, the Library informed students and staff that the Ussher Library and Kinsella Hall are due to close next Monday,

Trans activist groups urge participation in week-long remote protest of National Gender Service

Trans Harm Reduction and Trans Pride Dublin have launched a “phone and email picket” in protest against barriers to trans healthcare in Ireland

Activist groups advocating for improved transgender rights and visibility have begun a week-long campaign against the significant barriers to trans healthcare in Ireland.

Trans Harm Reduction (THR) and Trans Pride Dublin, are urging people to take part in “a phone …

College launches “Quantum Alliance” to facilitate growth in quantum technology

The new initiative brings together researchers and major technology firms to organise networks for quantum experts and further the field

College has launched a collaborative initiative bringing together researchers and leading technology firms focused on quantum technology, which it hopes will be a catalyst for investment in the field.

Launched yesterday, the Trinity Quantum Alliance aims to bring together quantum …