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Dublin: 5 °C Wednesday 11 December, 2019

The 21 most Trinity College Dublin things that have ever happened


1. When the Provost’s veg delivery blocked traffic in Dublin city centre

Possibly because he was too busy cuddling puppies to let them in.

2. When our nation’s finest minds shone their light on this library sign

3. When the college generously erected Dublin’s largest public butt plug

Source: DailyEdge

“A man is defined… by the memories he leaves behind in others.”

4. And also nailed some high-impact advertising in the New York Times

5. When highly-regarded theologian and former Provost George Salmon had one too many prinks

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6. When you could report a lost internet connection by simply sending an email

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7. When someone tried to ban coffee in the reading room

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8. When the Trinity Ball was a wonderful celebration of the year’s academic achievement

Source: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

9. And an impressive showcase for the students in Single Honours Cobble Decoration

Source: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

10. When every single undergraduate got this important college-wide email

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11. When it was Casual Friday at the Pav (again)

Casual Friday 😏🎓🍻#justtrinitythings #boysbeingboys #whoneedsclothes #classact #naked #teehee

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12. When the bathroom mirrors came with an academic disclaimer

Something to reflect on #TrinityCollegeDublin #BathroomPhilosophy #MirrorImage #ReflectivePractice #NoFilter

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13. When the School of English announced an impressive new hire via their website

Source: Broadsheet

14. When that lad from the Arts Block ramp was spotted on the Toy Show

15. When a humble history student sought love, the only way he knew how

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16. Again, with the Pav.

17. When this cry for help rang out across the Arts Block

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18. When this terrifying espionage drama unfolded in Front Square

19. When this was the sign at the pub across the road

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20. When rival institutions simply could not contain their bitter jealousy, eating away at them from the inside

21. And when, despite everything, it was still… kinda magic?

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