BICS Awards - Rainbow Society collect most improved society

By Tara McCoy 

The hard work and dedication of the Rainbow Society at TU Dublin-Tallaght Campus did not go unnoticed as the society recently received an award at the Board of Irish College Society’s annual awards ceremony.

The Rainbow Society is an LGBTQ society at TU Dublin-Tallaght Campus and was awarded Most Improved Society at a small college during the ceremony for the National Society of the Year Awards which includes 13 categories of awards.

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Staff and students from TU Dublin -Tallaght Campus celebrating their win at the BICS Awards

Fellow Tallaght-campus student James Curry also picked up an award on the night for Best Refresher 2019 at a small college.

The Board of Irish College Societies (BICS) is a national organisation that was constituted in 1995 and is dedicated to providing a national forum for the societies in Ireland’s Universities, colleges and Institutes of Education.

They are responsible for the promotion of interest in the activities of Irish college societies and for the contact and cooperation between these societies.

After an in-depth application process involving an application form, a portfolio and an interview, over 400 students and staff from colleges and institutes around the country attended the event.

The Rainbow Society started with only five members almost 18 years ago and now has over 85 members and is one of the most active societies at TU Dublin-Tallaght Campus.

More information on the society can be found at

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