55 new scholars, 10 fellows and 1 honorary fellow announced today by Provost

The number of scholars has rise since last year, from 50 to 55

55 new scholars were announced today by Provost Patrick Prendergast on the steps of the Examination Hall as part of the Trinity Monday celebrations. The names of 10 fellows and 1 honorary fellow were also read out in the announcement.


College announces sudden cancellation of Trinity Ball

The cancellation was announced today by Provost Patrick Prendergast

College has announced that the upcoming Trinity Ball, due to take place this Friday April 7, has been cancelled. In a statement released to Trinity News today, Provost Patrick Prendergast said: “Unfortunately I must announce the cancellation of this year’s


Provost moves out of 1 Grafton Street due to Luas works

Provost Patrick Prendergast moved to a city centre flat before Christmas

Provost Patrick Prendergast has moved from 1 Grafton Street into a city centre apartment in Dublin 2 to escape the noise of the ongoing Luas Cross City construction works. The move to the College owned property occurred just before Christmas


Provost claims “we’re all coming from the same place” on funding issue in TCDSU Council address


The provost of Trinity, Patrick Prendergast, spoke to Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council this evening. Introducing him, TCDSU President Kieran McNulty thanked the provost for “various initiatives”, such as the proposed Student Centre, and noted that it


TCD expects €34m deficit for last academic year

Provost’s Review estimates €10m increase on 2014-15 figure


Trinity College Dublin’s overall deficit is expected to have reached around €34m for the 2015-16 academic year, according to figures released today in a “Provost’s Review” of the year, which was emailed to all students.

The figure marks a deficit …


The strategic plan does not exist

Following the publication of College’s latest strategic plan, this one for the library, D. Joyce-Ahearne looks at the plan behind the plan.

COMMENTThere is a new strategic plan. Have you read it? Do you know it? The strategy. The planning. College have shared another one with us and again we are basking in a wake of concrete assurance as to the shape …


Provost proposes to postpone student levy changes

Trinity’s Provost, Dr Patrick Prendergast, has recommended that last week’s approved increases in student charges and levies be postponed until consultation with student representatives next September. The Provost also stated that he regrets not having consulted students on the original …


Lessons from capitalism: the Provost’s new plan

Naoise Dolan examines Prendergast’s plan to build a €70m business school and have students from all disciplines take classes in entrepreneurship.

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Trinity’s Provost, Dr Patrick Prendergast, told the Irish Independent that he wanted to build a €70m business school and have students from all disciplines take classes in entrepreneurship.

His plan is out of touch on many …