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Established in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s oldest university….with a few quirky secrets! Here’s a few:
Superstitious students never walk under the Campanile as the tradition says that should the bell ring when they pass under it, they will fail their annual exams!
Students can demand a glass of wine during the exam. It is illegal for a student to walk through Trinity College without a sword. Unfortunately, it seems these rules have never really been enforced!
Holders of the freedom of Dublin have the right to pasture sheep on common ground!