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# trinity
Working group to decide whether to rename Trinity College library named after slave-owner
Trinity’s main library was named in 1978 after the renowned philosopher George Berkeley, who was a slave-owner.
# trinity
Trinity apologises for suggestion that pride flags on campus could cause offence
An email sent to Trinity staff last week said that pride flags on the campus could offend some people.
# New Job
Department of Health will pay Dr Tony Holohan's salary in new Trinity professor role
Dr Holohan will be stepping down from his position as Chief Medical Officer later this year.
# trinity
Garda probe launched after man found dead in Trinity College library
He was discovered this evening.
# Seanad by-election
List of 17 candidates announced for upcoming Seanad by-election
The Seanad by-election is taking place to fill the vacancy caused by Labour Senator Ivana Bacik’s election to the Dáil.
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# Research
Almost three-quarters of Irish adults aged 58 and over have two or more medical conditions
New research from Trinity College should provide a baseline to identify longterm impacts of the pandemic.
# first cap
'It's massively deserved' - Ulster man O'Sullivan set for Ireland debut against Scots
The 25-year-old prop has been included on the bench for Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup clash.
# trinity hall
Concerns over late-night student behaviour fuel residents' objections to Trinity accommodation plan
In May, TCD lodged plans for 358 extra bed spaces for its student accommodation at Trinity Hall in Dartry.
# trinity
Trinity students ordered to leave campus accomodation after new coronavirus cases
Students living in Trinity Hall, the Binary Hub and Kavanagh Court have been ordered to leave.
# shut down
Coronavirus: Book of Kells exhibition closed and Trinity lectures to be held online to halt spread of illness
The university said more measures may be needed in the coming days.
# Win
COMPETITION: Win tickets to see UN Ambassador Samantha Power interviewed live in Trinity by TheJournal.ie
We have a limited number of tickets to give away to our readers.
# islamic spokesperson
Ali Selim awarded €7.5k as Labour Court rules he was unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Dublin
Dr Selim claimed he was fired due to a controversy which broke out over comments he made on RTÉ in 2018.
# Study
Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say
The study was undertaken by the Trinity-led concussion research interest group.
# sustainability
'Pizza boxes. Can we get rid of them too?': 'Reusable' culture isn't just about coffee cups
The scheme launched at DCU and Trinity college today with hopes to expand into other parts of Dublin and Ireland.
# Knights of the Campanile
Trinity society says 'no bullying or humiliation' took place at alleged hazing event
The Knights of the Campanile are at the centre of a bugging controversy.
# Loosehead
Academy prop Eric O'Sullivan shining with opportunity in Ulster
The 23-year-old has come through the AIL with Trinity and Banbridge.
# TCD
Catherine Corless to get honorary degree from Trinity College Dublin today
Thomas Kinsella and Michal Lipson will also receive honorary degrees.
# the royals
They came. They saw. They talked about the weather
There was a serious reason behind this week’s visit – and, in the end, rather a lot of small talk too.
# Diplomatic Mission
Pictures: Meghan and Harry have been hitting the tourist trail in Dublin
The main public events of the two-day visit are taking place today.
# Awkward
Hillary Clinton and James Comey are coming to Dublin on Friday week (separately)
Don’t expect them to be meeting up for a pint or anything though.
# trinity
'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?
“Imagine your genes are books in a library…”
# big men on campus
U20 stars can't stop Trinity battling from 10 down to take Colours honours
UCD had Harry Byrne and Tommy O’Brien in their ranks after a Six Nations campaign, but the hosts in College Park took a narrow win.
# big men on campus
'Even for guys headed for the very top, the Colours is a hugely significant game'
Established in 1952, the latest installment of The Colours Match will have stars of the future alongside pillars of Irish rugby history.
# take back trinity
Trinity reverses decision to introduce €450 fee for resit exams
Students protested and held a sit-in over the attempt to introduce the fees.
# take back trinity
'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees
A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.
# trinity
Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells
Trinity students have released a list of demands.
# end of life
Almost half of older people depressed in months before death, according to study
The end of life study also found that nearly half (46%) of participants died in a hospital.
# trinity
How do you tell people that you have epilepsy? Irish app aims to help
Many people with the condition say they find it difficult to decide who to tell, and how to go about it.
# dental research
Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth
Further studies are testing whether antibiotics that treat the bacteria might delay the growth’s malignant development.
# education fair
'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person'
An education fair is being held to showcase options for young people in care.
# Rescinded
TCD's Historical Society has changed its mind on giving Nigel Farage a gold medal
The Hist said it may be seen as an endorsement of Farage.
# joe joe joe
Joe Biden was walking around Dublin yesterday looking exactly as cool as you'd expect
Another meme please, Joe.
# significant breakthrough
Trinity scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in treating asthma and eczema
Scientists believe their breakthrough could help create new drugs to treat allergic conditions.
# student gaffs
8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin
That’s a lot of instant noodles.
# Come Fly With Me
12 times celebrities lost the rag at airlines
Proving once again that they’re just like us
# Profile
From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?
The Social Protection Minister could succeed Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael … and the country.
# PH PLEA
JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked
Thank you, JK Rowling!
# can't you hear them?
A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing
Associate professor of psychology Simon McCarthy-Jones estimates that as much as 2.5% of the world’s population will have extended voice-hearing experiences.
# Scenes
Just 17 amazing photos from the Trinity Ball over the last 30 years
Beautiful in its own way.
# let the sun shine
There's enough Irish sunshine for Vitamin D needs all year round - but big differences depending where you live
The study also found supplementation had a dramatic impact on maintaining a healthy vitamin D status.