Supyae Yadanar: “Growing up in Burma you’re taught to obey the authorities. But here, Irish students stand for what’s right and watching them being so fearless, for me it was a brave thing and inspired me.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Before February 2021, Supyae Yadanar had never spoken publicly about the politics of her home country. Like most Burmese people, she was worried about(...)

Laura Katharine Finnegan, a PhD student in Trinity College: winner of overall award commemorating the science journalist and author Mary Mulvihill who died in 2015. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A story for young people about famous Irish scientists, complete with superb portraits, has won the Mary Mulvihill Award for 2019 – the science media (...)

Jordan White and  Hamsavani Rajeswaren both from Belfast during an NUJ vigil for Lyra McKee at the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin.Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A vigil in Dublin city centre was held in “anger” at the murder of Lyra McKee and in “celebration” of a feminist, activist and journalist. Ms McKee w(...)

Trinity students: voted against slashing the funding of the University Times

Trinity College Dublin students have voted against slashing the funding of The University Times following a referendum on whether to dramatically cut (...)

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(...)

A petition signed by more than 500 TCD students calls for the funding of the University Times to be cut to €3,000, the current equivalent of a single edition. Photograph: iStock

Students at Trinity College Dublin are to vote in an upcoming referendum on whether to dramatically cut funding for a campus newspaper following contr(...)

In a statement, a spokeswoman for Trinity College said the university “takes matters such as these very seriously and absolutely condemns such practices”.

Trinity College Dublin is investigating allegations that new members of its boat club were told to strip to their underwear and whipped with bamboo st(...)

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