Trinity gets ‘Normal People bounce’ with record application numbers

University featured prominently in hit TV series based on book by Sally Rooney

Paul Mescal as Connell and Daisy Edgar-Jones as Marianne in Normal  People.  Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element

Paul Mescal as Connell and Daisy Edgar-Jones as Marianne in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element

Trinity College Dublin appears to have benefitted from a “Normal People bounce” after it recorded its highest number of college applicants this year.

Students have made more than 40,000 applications to study courses at Trinity through the Central Applications Office (CAO) system, an 11 per cent increase on last year.

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