How can you not be romantic about baseball?

I never thought I’d become a sports fan. But in baseball, as in life, everything can change in a single moment

In school, I didn’t enjoy PE class. I was a weedy, asthmatic, bookish kid lacking the stamina and co-ordination that those two hours a week demanded of me. The problem only got worse once I reached second level, when I

The fight to Save Tolka Park

Trinity News speaks to the campaign group about the importance of preserving this historic amenity, home of Shelbourne Football Club

“The ethos of the movement is not based on trying to torpedo the club’s move to Dalymount, which all principal stakeholders have agreed to. The ethos and the campaign’s clarity of purpose is around preserving Tolka Park, not just for

Out of Left Field: DU Sailing Club

Trinity’s sailors are keen to get back out on the water

Forty people, thirty days, a daily jump into the sea – last November, DU Sailing Club members raised funds for men’s mental health charities by swimming in the sea each day of Movember. The fundraiser was one of a handful …

European Super League: a wake up call for fans

Supporters should demand far more from clubs than cheap apologies

“The biggest football joke of all time.” This was how Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet described the selection of Qatar as 2022 World Cup hosts in December 2010. “It is all merely an example of the unfeeling hyper-capitalism that has come to …

Online exam season presents new challenges for staying healthy and active

Tech neck, sore eyes and disrupted sleep are but a few of the problems posed by solely digital learning. Here are a few remedies

Each time exam season rolls around, students are inevitably inundated with reminders on the importance of eating healthily, drinking enough water and staying active during exam season, for the sake of our mental and physical health. Whether or not you …

The Wim Hof method challenge is taken on by Trinity’s own Mark McGauran

With a focus on breathing, cold exposure, and concentration, the challenge is supposed to deepen the connection between body and mind

Commonly known as the “Iceman”, Dutch extreme athlete Wim Hof has come to fame by breaking cold exposure records including running a half marathon north of the Arctic Circle barefoot, hiking Mount Kilimanjaro in shorts, and even standing covered with …

The crossover of influencers to other entertainment varieties, in particular combat sports

The upcoming fight between Jake Paul and Ben Askren is a perfect example of influencers trying to make it in the world of professional sports

The highly anticipated upcoming bout between Jake Paul (YouTube star and social media personality) and Ben Askren (former Bellator and ONE Welterweight champion) sees the pair facing off in a boxing ring on the 17 April 2021. This fight is …

DU Fencing’s inter-varsity relay lasts the distance

Raising much needed funds for Jigsaw Youth Mental Health, the virtual event brought the fencing community together among universities

Due to COVID-19, the annual fencing intervarsities were cancelled – this didn’t stop DU Fencing though. Despite the less than fortunate circumstances, the club rose to the occasion and decided to make the most of the situation and raise €3,500 …