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Trinity Application Form

The Trinity Application Form has three purposes:
  • To provide information on your interest in specific courses and in Trinity College.
  • To demonstrate your ability to express yourself through an essay.
  • To provide any additional information that you think will support your application.
If you have questions regarding this form please contact the CAO on (091) 509 800.

Please complete the following form and click on the 'Submit' button when you have finished.

If this form is taking too much time to complete, you may save your details and continue on to complete the form.

If you wish to prepare your personal statement and then copy and paste it into the relevant text boxes on this page then you may do so. You are advised to use a plain text editor such as notepad.

Section A - Applicant Information

Q1. About You
In the space provided please submit a short, self-reflective essay on yourself, outlining your interests, ambitions, and experiences, and any other relevant information.

Characters left: 2000 ( You may enter up to 2000 characters. )
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Q2. Study at Trinity
Please list in order the courses you would like to study at Trinity and what interests you about them.

Characters left: 300 ( You may enter up to 300 characters. )
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Q3. Choosing Your Course
Please provide some information about what you think makes you suitable for these courses?

Characters left: 300 ( You may enter up to 300 characters. )
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Section B - Essay

Please write an essay (2,000 characters) on a topic of your choice. Essays should demonstrate evidence of analytical ability, so choose a topic that enables you to showcase your ability to think critically, analyse, and interpret. For example, you could choose a favourite quotation and explain why it is significant to you, or you might pick a character in fiction, or a historical figure, who has influenced you and explain why.

The personal essay helps us to become better acquainted with you as a person and student, apart from subjects studied, exam results, and other objective information. It will also demonstrate your ability to express yourself.

Please note applicants are strongly advised to write their essay separately in Notepad and then insert it into the form, to avoid loss of content.

Characters left: 2000 ( You may enter up to 2000 characters. )
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Section C - Required Declarations: