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# trinity-college-dublin - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Conan O'Brien accepts TCD patronage, calling himself "dangerously inbred" Team Coco

VIDEO: Conan O'Brien accepts TCD patronage, calling himself "dangerously inbred"

The TV host spoke to Trinity’s Philisophical Society about his “mother country”, “Irish begrudgery” and told TCD to “get over” the Book of Kells.

# trinity-college-dublin - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Trinity students vote to stick with USI

The overwhelming majority voted for affiliation with the USI during this week’s referendum.

# trinity-college-dublin - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Irish universities fail to make Top 100 list

Neither made the Top 100 but who came out on top between TCD and UCD?

# trinity-college-dublin - Monday 24 September, 2012

Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland

However the drug will have to be approved in the HSE’s reimbursement process before it can be made available to medical card patients.

# trinity-college-dublin - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Scientists discover immune cells could protect against obesity

The research was undertaken by Marie Curie Fellow Lydia Lynch at Trinity College Dublin, and showed the importance of ‘iNKT’ cells in managing obesity and diabetes.

# trinity-college-dublin - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Welcome to Dublin, Whoopi Goldberg TCD

Welcome to Dublin, Whoopi Goldberg

Goldberg and actor Hugh Laurie are in town to address The Phil at Trinity College Dublin.

# trinity-college-dublin - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Why are Whoopi Goldberg and Hugh Laurie in Dublin?

The actors are part of the Trinity College Dublin society The Phil’s line-up for Freshers’ Week.

# trinity-college-dublin - Saturday 15 September, 2012

If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...

…they would be twice as strong, say Trinity College Dublin researchers.

# trinity-college-dublin - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings

Trinity College, UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and DCU haven’t seen any major change in their rankings since this time last year.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 31 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pictures: Book of Kells has a bumper morning Book Of Queues This post contains images

Pictures: Book of Kells has a bumper morning

Check out the queues at Trinity College this morning. Welcome tourists!

# trinity-college-dublin - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Humans share more diseases with primates than previously thought

Trinity College Dublin study shows that emerging diseases may come from more distant relatives such as baboons.

# trinity-college-dublin - Sunday 19 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Senator and academic Ivana Bacik

Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Ivana Bacik picks a speech by Ireland’s first female president, Mary Robinson.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 17 August, 2012

Affording college the biggest worry for 40 per cent of students

Over a third drink at least once a week while Limerick offers the best value for money in accommodation, says survey of 1500 students.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 3 August, 2012

TCD scientists help major new study on immune system

Irish researchers were part of a pan-European study which may lead to new ways for treating infectious diseases.

# trinity-college-dublin - Monday 9 July, 2012

Six museums to be granted accreditation for high standards

Six museums across the country are to be given accreditation from the Heritage Council under a programme aimed at raising standards in the sector.

# trinity-college-dublin - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Trinity scientist wins £15k award - a boost as funding shrinks

Dr Silvia Giordani says that having female role models in science is very important – and so is funding.

# trinity-college-dublin - Monday 11 June, 2012

Link established between autoimmune diseases and nanoparticles in polluted air

TCD researchers have established a link between serious autoimmune diseases and the exposure to nanoparticles found in polluted air and smoke.

# trinity-college-dublin - Saturday 26 May, 2012

‘Breakthrough’ in premature birth research by Irish scientists

Premature births are the leading cause of infant mortality worldwide.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 18 May, 2012

Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans Exclusive

The government started talking with AIB last December with the idea that students would pay back loans based on their future income.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 11 May, 2012

Pics: Medieval documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts bombardment restored Have A Look This post contains images

Pics: Medieval documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts bombardment restored

It has taken a team of researchers 40 years to reconstruct the documents, which trace back to the time following Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland. Have a look…

# trinity-college-dublin - Monday 16 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Game of Thrones star becomes Trinity scholar Game Of Thrones

Game of Thrones star becomes Trinity scholar

Jack Gleeson, who plays Joffery Baratheon in the hit TV show, has joined a record number of new Fellows and Scholars at Trinity College Dublin.

# trinity-college-dublin - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From The42 Rafa Benitez on Chelsea talk: 'If someone wants to make an offer, I will listen' Rafa In Dublin

Rafa Benitez on Chelsea talk: 'If someone wants to make an offer, I will listen'

The former Liverpool boss was in Dublin last night to accept an award from the Trinity College Dublin Philosophical Society.

# trinity-college-dublin - Monday 6 February, 2012

Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'

A report being launched today highlights the difficulties of those in receipt of jobseeker’s benefit who do not have enough to meet their physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 3 February, 2012

Michael D: “Skewed values” partly to blame for economic collapse

The President said that “radical individualism” and light-touch regulation led to markets being seen as infallible.

# trinity-college-dublin - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

TCD among research group awarded €3m for anti-inflammatory project

The project will investigate the use of plants from the Amazon rainforest on immune processes.

# trinity-college-dublin - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Watch: Irish silent films from the early 1900s Irish Film This post contains videos

Watch: Irish silent films from the early 1900s

As critics hail contemporary silent film The Artist, takes a look back at Ireland’s silent films.

# trinity-college-dublin - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s fix: why the government is rowing back on one budget pledge already; toilet-based austerity; and Trapattoni lands another cat in the sack…

# trinity-college-dublin - Monday 5 December, 2011

Budget postgraduate cuts 'will push more onto the dole', say students

Maintenance grants will be axed for postgrad students – who have warned the move could end up costing more in welfare benefits.

# trinity-college-dublin - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Poll: Should far-right groups be given a platform to speak? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should far-right groups be given a platform to speak?

Nick Griffin’s invite to a college debate has been withdrawn over safety fears. But should similar figures be invited in the first place?

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 14 October, 2011

Trinity society withdraws invite to BNP leader Nick Griffin BNP

Trinity society withdraws invite to BNP leader Nick Griffin

The Phil had invited the controversial MEP to participate in a debate next week, but withdrew the invite after student protests.

# trinity-college-dublin - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Higgins tops nationwide poll of students' Aras intentions

Michael D Higgins tops a nationwide opinion poll of almost 2,000 students across Ireland’s seven university campuses.

# trinity-college-dublin - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Anti-racism campaigner hits out at Trinity College over gig ban

The organiser of an anti-racism gig has said he is “disgusted” that Trinity College Students’ Union will not hold a Love Music, Hate Racism gig on the same day BNP leader Nick Griffin comes to speak at the university.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 16 September, 2011

Irish voters trust Gardaí and RTÉ most, banks and political parties least

Results of a comprehensive survey of Irish voters also show that people want fewer TDs, value local interaction highly, and don’t want the electoral system to change.

# trinity-college-dublin - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Far-right BNP leader Nick Griffin to speak at Trinity debate BNP

Far-right BNP leader Nick Griffin to speak at Trinity debate

Griffin has been invited address students about immigration – but some are calling on the university to cancel the event.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 3 June, 2011

Researchers discover new form of MRSA superbug in two Dublin hospitals

An Irish study has found the new strain of the superbug in two Dublin hospitals as a separate British study finds the new infection originated in cows.

# trinity-college-dublin - Friday 29 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

# trinity-college-dublin - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers

Candidates for the Seanad’s University panels claim the voting register is badly out of date – wasting thousands in postage costs.

# trinity-college-dublin - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: the preliminary report into the Cork plane crash is released; hopes at Fukushima; and some very original merchandise for the British royal nuptials.

# trinity-college-dublin - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Dudgeon to launch Ulster Unionist bid for Seanad seat

Jeffrey Dudgeon, whose court action had homosexuality decriminalised in Northern Ireland in 1982, wants to join the Seanad.