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“This is a once-off exception to general regulations. No folding chairs will be permitted at any other event’

Vital planning ahead of concerts by Grace Jones, 70, next Monday and Bryan Ferry, 72, next Thursday at Trinity College Dublin.

Those going to Gavin James on Saturday will have to stand and frug.

That’ll learn them.

Thanks Vinnie Highway.

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From top: Professor William Binchy, Professor Fiona de Londras; and law lecturer Mairead Enright (centre)


At 7pm in the Davis Theatre at Trinity College Dublin.

Trinity’s student union and its law society will hold a debate about the legal consequences of repealing the 8th amendment.

Speakers will include lecturer in law at the University of Kent Mairead Enright; Professor Fiona de Londras, chair of Global Legal Studies at the University of Birmingham; and Professor William Binchy, former Regius Professor of Laws and a Fellow of Trinity College.


Debate in association with Law Soc: Repealing the 8th Amendment: The Legal Consequences (Facebook)

Previously: Ending The Hateful Eighth


Front Square, Trinity College, Dublin (top) and the NYC site at DUMBO

‘Two screens, one located in New York and the other in Dublin create a live audio visual link. Passers by notice the changing image, sound, sky, wind and weather in the linked place and on approach are able to chat to people over there.’


Aoife O’Grady writes:

Irish architect Cathal Curtin has launched a unique new project on Kickstarter to digitally connect New York and Dublin. It would allow friends and family (and strangers) to speak, see and interact with each other right from the heart of each city (Trinity’s front square in Dublin and DUMBO in NYC). Anyone who supports it, can have their name, or that of a friend, engraved on the structure in Dublin or NYC.

Twin Spaces By Cathal Curtin (Kickstarter)

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Pictures from Trinity College Dublin’s Berkeley and Usher libraries

Alfred writes:

A new book [Dublin Architecture – 150+ Buildings Since 1990] honours Trinity’s Berkeley and Usher libraries as two of the best buildings in Dublin.

It’s true they are beautiful, if you like bare concrete and wood panelling, but the ceilings let water in and you can kill twelve students by closing a door.

Broadsheet has some knowledgeable archibuffs. What’s so good about these buildings, apart from the impromptu waterslide and death chamber?


Architecture: Not everything built in boom was rubbish (Irish Times)

If you have a problem if no one else can help and if you can find them maybe you can ask a Broadsheet reader? Broadsheet@broadsheet.ie

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‘Mercy At College Green’.

By artist Sean O’Dwyer, who featured on RTÉ’s Liveline earlier today teling Joe he drew this after watching drug being sold outside the front gates of Trinity College Dublin.

Mercy has just had her shoes nicked.

Sean O’Dwyer

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Spotted in Trinity College Dublin this morning.

Sarah O’Neill writes:

A bunch of Mac computers openly dumped outside… Celtic Tiger is roaring again.


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Trinity Online writes:

Trinity has launched its first free online course, Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Ireland’s History 1912-1923 in partnership with FutureLearn. This free, online 6-week course will start on 1st September 2014.

Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Ireland’s History 1912-1923 (Trinity College Dublin)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Trinity College Dublin this afternoon accompanied by Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

We’re all Christian democrats now.

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David Higgins writes:

“They’ve been re-seeding the rugby pitch in Trinity for the past few weeks. I only noticed this sign today. Hard hats requirement made me laugh the most.”