An Irish Times study has found significant gaps between affluent and disadvantaged schools when it comes to third-level progression rates.
A small cohort of students marched to Kildare Place today, in the latest climate protest to hit Dublin.
Students who spent time in Hong Kong have described their experiences of the pro-democracy protests that have rocked the region's universities.
Harney and O'Toole will receive their honours next week, at the first service presided over by new Trinity Chancellor Mary McAleese.
Cut the Rent activists have decided not to push for a campus rent strike in January, after only a 'small number' of students signed up to take part.
The study found that people living in the most affluent part of the country live more than six years longer than those in the most deprived area.
Many students say they've been left without the knowledge they need to organise Erasmus or Study Abroad programmes.
Ashtrays have been removed from the bins around Trinity's campus.
Technical and support staff have not had the chance to obtain promotions or progressions this year.
The government aims to double the number of students who are members of the Travelling community.