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Easy, enjoyable ways to volunteer with college societies

Getting involved with societies is integral to many students’ college life, however, for many of us, the thought of having to commit extra hours to clubs and societies, on top of our already hectic schedules, is one we really don’t …

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A Letter to my Sixth Year Self

Once intimidated by the prospect of a Trinity education, a student writes a letter to their younger self, addressing some of the stigma surrounding attending Trinity

Dear Sixth Year Me,

I know you’re terrified. With mock exams, sraithpictúirs and debs’ dresses, you have enough going on without the added pressure of trying to choose which university and which subject will become the centre of your universe

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What is Direct Provision and why must it end?

Trinity PBP and TCDSU came together to host founding member of United Against Racism, Memet Uludag, to speak about why the Direct Provision scheme in Ireland must be abolished.

This Thursday, March 9, saw a discussion entitled “Direct Provision- Why It Must End” being held in a spacious seminar room in Áras an Phiarsaigh. The event was a collaborative one between Trinity People Before Profit and TCDSU. The sole

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Coachellaw: a club night with a cause

As the annual Law Day came to a close, Law Soc hosted an exciting festival-themed club night in aid of Saoirse Women’s Refuge

The (painfully) cleverly-titled Coachellaw wrapped up an action packed Maples Law Day last night, Thursday 24 February, in the newly reopened South William bar on South William Street. Law Day itself proved a tremendous success, despite the temporary threat of

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Phil talks: The resilience and wit of Joanne O’Riordan

The twenty-year-old with Tetra-Amelia syndrome’s hilarious and inspiring anecdotes yesterday at the Phil left attendees coming away with a sense of aspiration toward her level of determination


It is truly rare when someone you have never met before, know little about and have seemingly few things in common with can affect your entire day, changing your attitude and uplifting your mood. This is what twenty-year-old Cork native

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Bob Geldof talks modern life and culture today at Law Soc

Geldof visited the society to receive their Praeses Elit award


“He was particularly unaccepting of the act of keyboard warriorism, describing “venting your spleen” on some internet discussion forum as “cyber wanking”, before encouraging us all, as university students, to go out and march, lobby or knock on doors in