Trinity given permission by Dublin City Council for Oisin House redevelopment

The project is budgeted to cost €50million and aims to provide 250 new places for students

NEWSCollege have been given permission by Dublin City Council for plans to redevelop Oísin House, which is set to cost €50 million to complete.

Dublin City Council’s report approved Trinity’s new planning submission for the “reduction in height, mass and


TCD Fossil Free lobby for national divestment along with Irish NGOs and members of Parliament

The protest was held outside the Dáil followed by a celebratory lunch in Trinity


Following up on Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) announcement yesterday, TCD Fossil Free moved to lobby government for national fossil fuel divestment outside the Dáil today.

Today marked the last year of the campaign, but the group intend to


96% of older adults consuming less than recommended amounts of dairy

Only 3.5% of over 60s consuming recommended dairy allowance


Trinity’s Centre for Medical Gerontology have released the largest study to date on diets in older adults. The study involved 4,300 people aged over 60 from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) and found that 96% of this group


TCDSU’s Environmental Lobby Group Launch

Present at the launch was Senator Grace O’Sullivan of the Green Party, who openly supported Trinity’s divestment campaign.


“[Elliot] spoke of the dangers currently facing us with climate change, and how Trinity’s divestment could ‘send a powerful message’. The group expect a decision to be made on this in early December.”

Yesterday evening saw TCDSU’s new Environmental Lobby


Trinity students react to Trump

Students at home and abroad share their reactions to the elected ‘Trump America’


“What disturbs me the most is the indifferent people. The people who think that racism is an opinion to be respected.” This “silent racism” is, in Miller’s opinion, the “biggest threat” to the world at the moment.”

Donald Trump’s election


Colleges across Ireland add up to €1000 onto rents

Leading property investors warn rental rates are at the “limits of sustainability” in Ireland


Rents for student residences across Ireland have increased by €1,000 on average this year.

Trinity Student Union’s Accommodation Services are under increased pressure from students who have been unable to find accommodation as a result of the increased rental costs. …


US Vice President Joe Biden to receive honorary doctorate from Trinity

Biden will receive the honorary degree alongside several other nominees this Friday

NEWSDuring his six-day visit to Ireland, US Vice President Joe Biden will be awarded an honorary doctorate, alongside several other nominees, from Trinity College Dublin this Friday, June 24th.

The Commencement Ceremony will take place at 11am this Friday in


The year we started to pay attention to college sexual assault

Rape culture is just as much an issue in Irish universities as it is in the US and UK.

indepth12014 was the year we finally started talking about sexual assault on university campuses, with the issue attracting considerable media attention particularly in the US, where it could be considered a pandemic in some universities. Columbia University student  Emma Sulkowicz …


Sexual assault survey officially launched on campus

news1The Trinity College Students’ Union (TCDSU) landmark sexual assault survey reported on last week by Trinity News was officially launched yesterday.

The survey,  which polled 1,038 students between December 8th and 13th, asked respondents five questions relating to whether student