Politicians discuss the wellbeing of young people at pre-election debate on mental health

Issues should be a central part of any platform hoping to appeal to young people

NEWSAt a discussion on what actions parties would take on mental health issues if elected, the general consensus amongst panelists was that under-resourcing, early intervention and accurate and correct diagnosis would be the issues to tackle during the lifetime of


HEAD TO HEAD – Tinder: Yay or Nay?

Courtney Byrne and Una Harty go Head to Head on everyone’s favourite no-strings dating app.



For: Courtney Byrne, Contributor

Tinder doesn’t claim to help you find your soulmate, although the hopeless romantics can dream, but it does expand the pool of potential partners for singles, and that is never a negative. You can put yourself


Hist bare all with opening debate of the year

Hist welcome popular Irish comedian Katherine Lynch for ‘Free the Nipple’ debate

The Hist’s first debate of the year took place on Wednesday the 23rd of September on the motion “This House Would Free the Nipple”. The debate featured an all-female speaker line up of students and guests, including the comedian Katherine …


Trinity hosts public forum on marriage referendum in lead-up to polling day

Although tensions occasionally surfaced, the debate was conducted in a very civil manner with four panelists speaking per side

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A public forum on the upcoming marriage referendum took place in the Edmund Burke Theatre yesterday evening. The forum was organised by Trinity College to encourage discussion amongst staff and students regarding the marriage referendum and the event was welcomed …


Socialists threaten to sabotage Phil recruitment drive

SWSS is planning on discouraging students from joining the Phil.

James Prendergast

Deputy News Editor

– Contentious dispute reignites after Phil debates re-inviting BNP leader to Trinity

– SWSS meeting criticises “white upper/middle class” and “radical right-wing” Phil members; society responds

Trinity Socialist Worker Student Society (SWSS) is planning to …


Face off: Is eating meat ethically justified?

PRO – MIKEY                                                                                                                                                  ANTI – RACHEL

Rachel: The topic of vegetarianism is an odd one. At first glance, it’s pretty straightforward: animals are conscious creatures. Imposing needless pain and death on conscious creatures is a bad thing. Let’s not do …