Dr Graham Love, former chief executive of the Higher Education Authority. ‘What is the point of having a specialist agency, conferring functions upon it and then ignoring or discouraging its advice?’ he writes. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is taking over too much control of the third-level education system and is frequently ignoring the expertise of State advisory bodies, (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with TCD Provost Dr Patrick Prendergast (left), and Dean Prof Andrew Burke at the opening of Trinity Business School at TCD on Thursday. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The   Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin unveiled its new €80 million business school on Thursday, formally opened by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The new flagship building(...)

TCD students Jemil Saidi and John Moroney  emerge from Trinity’s Campanile while participating in a recent ‘chariots of fire’ run. Photograph: Alan Betson

Trinity College Dublin is launching what it is says is the country’s biggest ever philanthropic campaign aimed at generating €400 million in funding (...)

Announcing the Co-Cup Scheme: Fionnghuala Ryan, executive environmental scientific officer, Dublin City Council; Samantha Fahy, director of sustainability, DCU; Kevin Murphy, CEO and founder of 2GoCup; and Michele Hallahan, sustainability adviser, Trinity College Dublin. Photo Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Dublin City Council has unveiled a scheme it hopes will end the use of single-use coffee cups in the capital. The Co-Cup Scheme involves a deposit-a(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Hundreds of Trinity students have  objected to pressure of ‘impossible’ exam changes. Photograph: Alan Betson

Hundreds of students at Trinity College Dublin say its new system of Christmas exams and continual assessment is putting students under huge pressure (...)

Sea the Stars wins the 2009 Irish Champion Stakes. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Renowned Curragh trainer John Oxx has got a significant New Year boost with news he will train the Moyglare Stud Stakes heroine Skitter Scatter in 201(...)

Make America Great Again: David Byrne admits he is a rare Donald Trump supporter at University College Dublin

David Byrne is regularly seen wearing his red “Make America Great Again” cap around the University College Dublin campus, with a string of Nigel Farag(...)

The  European Investment Bank loan will help  fund  four capital developments across the TCD campus. This will include the E3-Engineering, Environment and Emerging Technologies Learning Foundry facility on the main campus. Above, Dr Patrick Prendergast, provost of Trinity College; Ana-Maria Murphy-Teixidor, who is studying an MSc in development practice; Andrew McDowell, vice president of the EIB. Photograph:  Iain White/Fennell Photography

Trinity College Dublin has secured a long-term loan of €100 million from the European Investment Bank to fund four development projects on its campus(...)

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