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Just 17 amazing photos from the Trinity Ball over the last 30 years

Beautiful in its own way.
Apr 7th 2017, 3:55 PM 23,325 0

TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT of the 2017 Trinity Ball.

And, just like the Leaving Cert results night, it’s a time-honoured tradition that press photographers are there to document the action.

All the action.

1. Like everyone having a good lie down on the grass in 2002

trintiy Source: Gareth Chaney/

2. And some just crashing for the night

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3. “Here, wake up, David Kitt is on!”

trinity11 Source: Gareth Chaney/

4. “You lads are missing out on Royskopp”

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5. There are romantic spots for a cuddle, and then there is *this*

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6. People used the railings sensibly back in the day

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7. And barrels

trinity7 Source: Gareth Chaney/

8. But really, it’s pure romance at the Trinity Ball

trinity33 Source: Gareth Chaney/

9. A time to shift

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10. And shift some more

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11. Everyone shifting at the Trinity Ball has been captured on camera, in fact

trinity34 Source: Leon Farrell/

12. 4am: “You’re my best friend”

trintiy2 Source: Gareth Chaney/

13. 6am: “I am the king of Dublin”

6am Source: Mark Stedman/

14. There’s a high percentage of Converse and suit combo in the archives

trinity44 Source: Leon Farrell/

15. “Cos I’m misster Brightsiiiide” – every mid-’00s dancefloor (and now, in fairness)

trinity88 Source: Gareth Chaney/

16. Look at the state of that courtyard

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17. And finally… this scene from 1992 is like a Renaissance painting

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Good luck to everyone tonight <3

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