Presidential and Welfare sabbatical roles are the only contested positions in Leadership Race

Five people are running for Welfare, while UT Editor is uncontested for third year in a row


12 students were announced to be running in the 2017 Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections outside House 6 earlier today with Kevin Keane, Bryan Mallon, and Thomas Emmet running for the role of TCDSU President.

Kevin …


Leadership Race 2017: Candidate Profiles

12 candidates were announced today on the steps of House 6


With the annual election of the Sabbatical Officers of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) only weeks away, the announcement of this year’s candidates was made outside House 6 at 5:30pm today. This year sees contested races in 2 out

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Comforting the fear: Polar Express mystery tour proves to be a cosy night in Cork

Sorcha Ní Cheallaigh overcomes her fear of mystery tours to experience the infamous annual Ents event


“Having arrived frantically to Heuston, I was greeted by a massive queue of onesie clad young people.”

I have managed to survive 20 years of Irish existence without ever being subjected to a mystery tour. I said no to the


Glitter and romance at Freshers’ Ball

“Freshers will remember last night as the most memorable moment of their Fresher experience. Mainly because it will take a whole year to get the glitter out of their hair”

I began Wednesday evening, like every other evening, at a screening of Bridget Jones before being spontaneously offered a ticket to the biggest night of Freshers’ Week: the Freshers’ Ball.

Having missed my own Freshers’ Ball, I really didn’t know


Carnivlaw, candy floss and carousels of dancing

“Featuring candy floss, face painters and bucket loads of popcorn, by the time we arrived at the venue, the party was certainly in full-swing.”

Carnivlaw, the second Ents night of Freshers’ Week, drew large crowds and for good reason. Hundreds of students descended upon Camden Street’s Opium Rooms, and they were not disappointed. The event was hosted by LawSoc, DU Dance and DU Circus,


Leadership Race 2016: Ents candidates interviews

Caolan Maher, Grace O’Boyle, Padraic Rowley and Katie Browne speak to Trinity News

Read other interviews here


Grace O’Boyle

Grace is a third year history of art and architecture student from Donegal. She originally studied general nursing for a year and so has spent four years living in Dublin and attending Trinity.



Leadership Race 2016: Candidates take to the Dining Hall steps in first hustings of the year

The rain didn’t keep away candidates or supporters, though there was a lack luster feel to the whole affair

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Sinead Baker was first to take to the stage. She said that she got involved in UT because she “loves this college and wants to publicise everything that happens in it”, and highlighted her experience in UT as …


Trinity Ents gears up for new 11 day long RAG Week

This week’s events include the Rose of Trinity, the Trinity Games and Trinity Come Dancing


Rag Week kicks off next Monday with VDP’s  Rose of Trinity; Katie Cogan, student union entertainment officer, spoke to Trinity News about her plans for the week.

Rag Week will run this year for nearly two weeks, from Monday the


Student drug culture isn’t the end of the world

Common student drug use is not about the minority of students for whom drugs become an issue.

COMMENTOne of my residing memories from last year posed quite a juxtaposition, and stuck with me. I pushed open a bathroom stall in a club to find a girl licking the back of her student card. Nice one. Little over


Fresher’s Week Thursday with Trinity Ents

The Phil and TAF take over the Grand Social for Cirque de la Lune, the latest in their Club Philth events


It’s been a very long Fresher’s Week, but last night saw one of the most anticipated events of the festivities and there was no sign of exhaustion from students.

For Thursday, Ents teamed up with both the Science Gallery and …