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The Department of Political Science at Trinity College, University of Dublin, is one of the top Political Science departments in Europe. It is a vibrant, outward-looking department that combines intensive research activity with the strongest commitment to high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching..

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  • Students Excel in Irish Times Debating Competition
    Congratulations to Rónán O’Connor (TSM Economics and Sociology) of Trinity’s Philosophical Society who was part of the winning team at the Annual Irish Times debating competition and to William Dunne (PPES) of the Trinity Historical society who was a runner up in the competition. Now in its 55th year, the Irish Times debating championship was established to promote excellence in oratory and debating.
  • Professor Richard Layte Delivers Inaugural Lecture
    Professor Richard Layte, Professor of Sociology, delivered his inaugural lecture entitled ‘Can We Balance Social Equality with Economic Growth? Lessons from the Life Course Model of Human Development’ on Wednesday 11 February. The lecture was followed by a panel discussion by Professor John O’Hagan (Economics) Professor Paul O’Grady (Philosophy) and Professor Anne Wren (Political Science). The event was chaired by Pro-Dean Professor Eoin O’Sullivan.
  • Congratulations to PPES Student and new TCD SU President Lynn Ruane
    Congratulations to PPES student Lynn Ruane who has just been elected President of the Students' Union. She spoke to Aine Lawlor about her aspirations on RTE Radio 1 on Saturday morning. Lynn begins her term as President on 1 July and we wish her well in her new role.

In The Spotlight

Now Accepting Postgraduate Applications

We are now accepting applications for the M.Sc. in Politics and Public Policy, M.Sc. in International Politics and PhD programme (until 31 March)

 

In Place of Inter-State Retaliation The Department is proud to announce the launch of Dr William Phelan's new book: In Place of Inter-State Retaliation: The European Union’s Rejection of Inter-state Trade Sanctions and Trade Remedies

 

 

 


Last updated 23 February 2015 polsci@tcd.ie.