Trinity in dispute over display of “Tipperary Giant” remains

The remains were supposedly stolen by Trinity medicine students in 1760

Trinity Professor Desmond O’Neill and physiotherapist Mark Sexton have spoken against Trinity’s decision to display the remains of Tipperary man Cornelius Magrath. The body, measuring seven foot and four inches, has been on display in the Anatomy School since 1760, …


Tory Island: a king of the north

The idea of a monarchy currently existing in Ireland might sound bizarre, but Sam Cox pays a visit to the people off the coast of Donegal who make it work

If you asked a Tory Islander how far from the coast their home was, you would be met with an indignant glare, and be told it is in fact Ireland that lies fifteen kilometres from their island. Such is the


An uncivil war?

Sam Cox explores different perspectives on the nature of the debate surrounding the 8th amendment


“More and more polls indicate that more and more people are saying we have to let it go”

Construction on Pearse Street recently presented a new outlet for voices to be heard. White, blank construction walls lined the busy road,


Six students represent Trinity in this year’s Undergraduate Awards

The global academic awards programme awards six TCD students at Global and Regional levels


Six Trinity College students were announced as Global or Regional Winners in this year’s Undergraduate Awards (UA). All six of them received their awards at this year’s UA Global Summit, which was held in Dublin from November 8-11. The summit …