In the media
Study: Homebirths overwhelmingly more positive experience for women
Expert Comment: Govt review of Irish abortion law
News: Trinity denames Berkeley Library
Trinity's board has decided to dename the Berkeley Library.
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Launch of 'First Folio' exhibition in Trinity's Long Room
400 years after publication, Ireland’s only copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio went on display in the Library of Trinity College Dublin. The exhibition entitled “Shakespeare the Irishman” was also available as an online version on Google Arts & Culture.
Study: Voting behaviour and exposure to Russian Twitter campaigns in 2016 US election
An international research study involving researchers in Ireland, Europe and the USA found that that despite Russia’s disinformation operations on social media, there were no measurable changes in attitudes, polarisation, or voting behaviour among those exposed to the foreign influence campaign on Twitter.
Government approves eviction ban
In October the Irish Government announced a moratorium on evictions until April 2023. Dr Sarah Hamill and Dr Rachel Walsh from our School of Law provided expert comment to a number of media outlets.
New report on Irish abortion services
A report from the School of Social Work and Social Policy has found that Ireland’s new abortion services are overall working well but the needs of women seeking abortion services for severe foetal abnormality are not being met. Extensive coverage included:
Archives around the world join forces and bring Ireland’s destroyed Public Record Office back to life
An immersive digital recreation of the Public Record Office and its collections was launched by Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. Extensive coverage included:
The forgotten sisters of WB Yeats - Cuala Press Research project
The Cuala Press Research Project aims to re-introduce the world to Elizabeth and Lily Yeats, a talented duo who founded the Cuala Industries in 1908 – a female-led enterprise in Churchtown, Dublin that almost exclusively employed and trained young women.
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Trinity ranked in world's top 100 universitiesJune 2022For the first time in five years, Trinity rejoined the top 100 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, as it rose to 98th place.
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