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Join the Trinity Ability co_op committee for 2022/23

Calling all students with disabilities! We are very excited to introduce a committee for the next year of the Trinity Ability co_op. These positions are open to all students registered with the Disability Service and involve 5 hours of work a week in the next academic year. The deadline to submit your application form (linked… Continue Reading →

Disability and Violence Against Women

Unfortunately, I have had one too many experiences with sexual violence against me. There have been instances in school where a few guys would slap my bottom but back then I wouldn’t think anything of it because I was a child back then but looking back on it, I have realised that I never consented… Continue Reading →

Washington Ireland Program

My name is Scott Byrne and this summer I was extremely fortunate to be a member of the Washington Ireland Program (WIP) Class of 2021.  The Washington Ireland Program is quite a unique program, selecting students from across the island of Ireland who have displayed a dedication to service and leadership. With each class, the… Continue Reading →

Sport Inclusion in Trinity | Cristina Cernat

Participation in sports has many benefits, including physical benefits such as improving cardiovascular health and stamina, reducing stress levels and improving sleep. Depending on the sport you are doing, you can also improve certain skills such as speed, accuracy, flexibility and hand-eye coordination. Sports clubs are also a great way to socialise and meet new… Continue Reading →

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Our strategy is to provide inclusion training for both staff and students and to grow our social media presence to highlight the importance of disability inclusion

SU Elections: President

Harry O’Brien from the Trinity Ability Co_op interviews the candidates for the TCDSU elections. (Read the transcript below!) Transcript Harry O’Brien  0:00  The ability Co Op is one of the largest student activism groups in the country, promoting awareness and advocating for policy changes to make Trinity campus an inclusive environment for students with disabilities…. Continue Reading →

Parent Interview With Harry

Harry O’Brien from the Trinity Ability Co_op interviews his dad to share the parent perspective on going to college for the first time and navigating the first year as a student with a disability.

Time to Talk Day 2021

It’s #TimeToTalkDay and we want to highlight the Power of Small. Small conversations about mental health can help to break down the stigma around mental health and make a big difference. Members of the Trinity Ability Co_op had an open and honest conversation about mental health and wellbeing. Listen to the full podcast below! This podcast episode is also available as a transcript:

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