The Knights of the Campanile society was set up in 1926 to host visiting sports clubs, and accepts 50 new inductees each year. File photograph: Alan Betson

Voting to defund the University Times (UT) newspaper in a referendum among Trinity College Dublin students was not a “proportionate or reasonable resp(...)

A member of the Knights of the Campanile present in the apartment at the time told The Irish Times that new members had been told to eat butter, strap bicycle helmets on their heads, and at another point had to get into a running shower with an umbrella. File photograph: Alan Betson

The all-male Trinity College Dublin society at the centre of an alleged ‘hazing’ controversy, has claimed a college investigation has concluded only t(...)

Amid hazing allegations,  the Knights of the Campanile has defended practices in the club, following ‘misleading’ reporting. Photograph: Alan Betson/File photo

The all-male society in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) at the centre of a controversy over hazing allegations has defended practices in the club, follow(...)

University Times editor Eleanor O’Mahony, reporter Edmund Heaphy and deputy editor Donal MacNamee at the paper’s office in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The University Times student newspaper office in Trinity College Dublin looks out across the cobblestone front square of the city-centre campus. The w(...)