"Disability is a mask that conceals a rich, surprising and fertile ability. The function of the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities is to remove the mask and reveal the beauty and promise of a hitherto hidden talent now brought into the light of day and the light of appreciative minds."
By Brendan Kennelly
New partnership between PHX Ireland and the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities
We are delighted to announce a new partnership with PHX Ireland. PHX Ireland is Irelands leading fully integrated healthcare provider and comprises United Drug, Irelands leading pharmaceutical wholesaler and distributor, Lloyds Pharmacy Ireland, a major community pharmacy chain, and TCP Homecare, innovators in clinical home nursing services and direct to patient delivery solutions.
Permanent contract with AIB for TCPID graduate Sean Byrne
We are thrilled with the news that our graduate Sean Byrne has just received a permanent contract working with AIB. Sean is one of our most recent graduates, having only completed the Certificate in Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice in June 2022. He started a 6 month graduate internship in AIB in August 2022 and has now been offered a permanent contract.
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities announce a new partnership with Cairn
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Cairn. Founded in 2015 Cairn is today Ireland’s largest homebuilder with over 19,000 people living in a Cairn-built home. Active on over 20 sites across Ireland, Cairn has both the capability and resources to lead the significant delivery of new homes to meet demand now and into the future.
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities announce a new partnership with Global Payments
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Global Payments. Global Payments Inc. is a leading payments technology company delivering innovative software and services to their customers globally.
TCPID - Trinity College Dublin Internships Report
In July 2022, Trinity College Dublin provided paid internships for four graduates from the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Our TCPID Research Coordinator Jennifer Banks met with each of the TCD mentors and interns to check in on the internships and see what the impact has been so far. This report outlines the challenges and hugely positive results of these four internships.
Certificate in Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice Graduation February 2023
We want to congratulate our most recent students of the Certificate in Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice who had their graduation on February 1st 2023 in Trinity College Dublin.
TCPID 2022 Research and Dissemination Report
After the pandemic 2022 was a year to reconnect, collaborate and engage with the community in sharing and learning. Inclusive research, European collaborations and work with visiting academics and business partners along with the centre’s own outputs made for an exciting and engaging year. Read all about our research work here.
Student Voice Matters
We interviewed our students about their experience in the TCPID. The video captures their thoughts about being a student in Trinity College Dublin.
William Fry partners with the TCPID
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilites are very proud to announce an exciting new partnership with William Fry. With a long-standing reputation for innovative advice and superior client service, William Fry is one of Ireland’s premier law firms.
Permanent contract in Cpl for TCPID graduate Barry Olwill
TCPID graduate Barry Olwill was delighted to find out this week that he has been offered a permanent contract with Cpl. A fantastic, good-news story just before Christmas!
TCPID Graduate Kai Tiernan receives a permanent contract with Grant Thornton
Our graduate Kai Tiernan has just received his first ever permanent contract working with Grant Thornton. Read here what it means to Kai to get a permanent job and how much he enjoys working with the team in Grant Thornton.
Annual TCPID Business Partners Meeting
On Thursday December 1st 2022 we were thrilled to welcome our TCPID Business Partners on campus for the first time in 3 years for our annual Business Partners meeting. The meeting was held in the Trinity Long Room Hub. We were so happy to get to meet with everyone in person after such a long time of only seeing each other online.
TCPID at the European State of the Art Congress in Salzburg October 27th and 28th 2022
In October 2022 the TCPID were well-represented at the first ever joinIN European State-Of-The-Art Congress on Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Programmes for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. The Congress took place in the University of Education in Salzburg.
Inclusion in the Workplace - TCPID Graduates speaking on RTÉ Radio One
Evelyn O Rourke RTE Reporter interviews graduates from the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities about inclusion in the workplace.
Meeting with McLoughlin Family and TCPID Graduate Jack Egan
We had a very special gathering in Trinity College Dublin when our graduate Jack Egan got to meet the McLoughlin family for the first time since receiving the first ever Margaret McLoughlin student scholarship in 2020.
Lunch with Trinity College Dublin Provost
Our Trinity College Dublin Provost Linda Doyle invited us for lunch in the beautiful Provosts house on Monday September 26th. The lunch was to welcome four graduates of the TCPID who have recently started working in various departments within Trinity College Dublin.
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities is delighted to announce a three year partnership with AIB
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities is delighted to announce a three year partnership with AIB. AIB is a financial services group operating predominantly in the Republic of Ireland and the UK.
After a 3 year break, due to the Covid pandemic, the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities were thrilled to once again host our SciFest@TCPID student exhibition and awards in association with Abbott Ireland. The event took place in the stunning venue of Regent House on Thursday June 2nd 2022. We had 10 students and one graduate very proudly displaying their science projects.
Speak Up, Speak Out Student Event
In April 2022, the TCPID hosted a successful event on disability rights organised by the second year students, their lecturers Dr. Patricia McCarthy, Dr. Vivian Rath and the Course Coordinator Dr. Donatella Camedda. Guests at the event included the Minister of State at the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Anne Rabbitte and Dublin City Councillor Declan Meenagh.