TCDSU highlight inadequacy of trans healthcare in Ireland with Nassau entrance poster

The sign was put up yesterday, marking the beginning of Gender Equality Week

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have highlighted the inadequacies of trans healthcare in Ireland in a large-scale poster unveiled yesterday to mark Gender Equality Week.

The sign reads: “Ireland has the worst Trans Healthcare in the EU.” It also …

Trinity research duo among six teams selected to compete in Sustainable Development Goals Challenge

Professors Aonghus McNabola and Pádraigh Carmody will compete for an overall prize of €1 million

A pair of researchers from Trinity are among six teams selected to compete in the Sustainable Development Goals Challenge, government has announced.

Professor Aonghus McNabola from the School of Engineering and Pádraigh Carmody from the School of Natural Sciences have …

Students4Change organise sit-in this Thursday in the Buttery

The group are holding this boycott in protest of College’s “discriminatory policy” 

The student movement group, Students4Change (S4C), is to hold a boycott and sit-in of the Buttery this Thursday, March 16. 

The boycott, announced today in a statement on Instagram, will be in protest of “Trinity’s discriminatory, elitist and classist policy

CSC and Trinity Publications chairs propose unprecedented merger

If the proposal is approved by both the CSC and Trinity Publications, the two capitated bodies will form a joint constitution under the new name Trinity College Dublin Societies & Publications (TSP)

The Chair of the Central Societies’ Committee (CSC) and the Chair of Trinity Publications have this evening announced proposed plans to merge the capitated bodies.

In a press release to Trinity News this evening, Chair of the CSC Tom Hegarty

TCDSU publishes open letter calling on College to immediately freeze Trinity accommodation rent prices

The letter, addressed to Provost Linda Doyle, also calls for a full review of Trinity accommodation prices

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has published an open letter calling on College to freeze College accommodation prices.

The letter, published this afternoon, addresses Provost Linda Doyle specifically and calls for a full review of current accommodation pricing structures. 

TCDSU announce free period product scheme

The union also urged members to sign a petition for funding to expand the scheme

Free period products will be made available in 10 bathrooms across campus and off-campus College locations, as part of a new students’ union scheme.

The scheme will see freely available pads and tampons restocked daily by Estates & Facilities in …

Two Trinity professors awarded Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals

Professor Jane Ohlmeyer and Professor Jonathan Coleman were presented with the awards in recognition of their respective research achievements

Two Trinity College Professors were awarded Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Gold Medals on Tuesday in recognition of their research achievements in their respective fields.

Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, Professor of Modern History, and Professor Jonathan Coleman, Professor of Natural and Experimental …

Trinity sees drop in first choice applications through CAO

CAO data indicates a 3.6% decline in first choices for Trinity courses for next year, with a significant 19% drop in overall applications from Northern Ireland

There has been a decrease in the number of students choosing Trinity as their first choice of college, according to preliminary data from the Central Applications Office (CAO).

10,179 students listed a course from Trinity as their first preference in …

Muslim Students’ Association criticise late-stage complaints which led to cancellation of controversial speaker event

A statement from the society, released on Sunday, was accompanied by a 10 minute video of its president reading it aloud

The Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) have said complaints regarding a planned event featuring YouTuber Mohammed Hijab “came to the surface a mere two days before the planned date” in an online statement.

According to the MSA, they did not receive …

College named EU Sustainable Gender Equality Champions on International Women’s Day

Trinity College Dublin, Maynooth University and South East Technological University won three out of the four prizes available at the inaugural EU Award for Gender Equality Champions in Brussels

Yesterday, College received the EU Sustainable Gender Equality Champion award, in recognition of its “significant and sustained record of activity and a high level of achievement through the implementation of their Gender Equality Plan”.

Some of the initiatives for which …