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  • Three ways to cook sweet potato

    We’re all students. It can be near to impossible to squeeze vegetables into our diets when we’re on a budget, have minimal free time, and absolutely no clue how to even cook in the first place. Generally the go-to is a pack of twenty cent noodles or a few waffles thrown in the oven. This… [Read more…]

    Three ways to cook sweet potato
  • Paralympic Glory

    NUI Galway lecturers return home as Paralympic heroes By Darragh Berry Dr Eoghan Clifford, a Civil Engineering lecturer at NUI Galway and Dr Patrick O’Leary, a lecturer above the bar in the School of Chemistry made headlines for their feats at the recent Paralympic Games in Rio, Dr Clifford securing Gold and Bronze medals with… [Read more…]

    Paralympic Glory
  • Britain votes for Brexit

    Brexit will negatively affect New Graduates, says USI. In a result that has delivered shockwaves across these islands and beyond, with a record turnout of 71.8%, around 51.9% of voters in the United Kingdom have voted in favour of ending the country’s membership of the European Union. This is despite a majority of voters in… [Read more…]

    Britain votes for Brexit
  • #FreeKesha: An update on the singer’s story

    The ongoing legal battle between singer Kesha and music producer Dr. Luke gained worldwide attention on 22 February when Kesha was denied an injunction to terminate her contract with said producer Luke Gottwald, and Sony, amid claims of sexual, emotional, verbal, and physical abuse.

    #FreeKesha: An update on the singer’s story
  • The Temple Café: A Social Enterprise making a difference in Galway

    An NUI Galway graduate has recently opened a new social enterprise café on Augustine Street in Galway. Sitting in the bright, airy Temple Café, I spoke with Sebastian Taylor about how the business operates.

    The Temple Café: A Social Enterprise making a difference in Galway

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Eoin Drones: Media Distraction 101

First off let me explain the above title by clarifying that this bi-weekly, recurrent column will not be an ongoing tirade against the use of drones in warfare, even though such a column may well be merited. Alas, Eoin Drones is a title that simply refers to my solemn duty as opinion editor of this […]

News

Call for Code of Conduct for buskers on Shop Street

Shop Street has always been well known for its busy and buzzing atmosphere and wide variety of buskers at each and every corner, but now Galway City Council will be addressing the need for a Code of Conduct for buskers in the coming weeks that may change the busking experience for everyone. Mikey McCrory, of […]

Features

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iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – worth the upgrade?

It’s September, and we all know what that means. Leaves are beginning to fall, fresher’s flu is plaguing the majority of the student population and Apple has released its latest additions to the iPhone family. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are being tipped as the greatest ever smartphones, surpassing pre-order sales on “that-is-so-last-year’s” […]

Entertainment

Emmys 2016: winners, losers and political bruisers

Newcomers rose to the top, but old favourites stole the limelight; the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards left no stone unturned as outspoken speeches made headlines of their own right. The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story (albeit a bit of a mouthful) dealt the biggest blow to the trophy-case, stealing five of the major […]

Today’s Highlight

Dr Eoghan Clifford and his Gold medal. Credit: Limerick Leader

Paralympic Glory

NUI Galway lecturers return home as Paralympic heroes By Darragh Berry Dr Eoghan Clifford, a Civil Engineering lecturer at NUI Galway and Dr Patrick O’Leary, a lecturer above the bar in the School of Chemistry made headlines for their feats at the recent Paralympic Games in Rio, Dr Clifford securing Gold and Bronze medals with […]

Campus

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Equality Matters: GiG Soc host first ever Bisexuality Visibility week

This is a new feature Equality Matters that aims to bring you stories from all over campus, the likes of which you might not hear all that frequently. The idea is that these pieces will deal with how people may experience college differently, possible challenges and discrimination they may face and how we can all […]

Lifestyle

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Home is where the coffee is

Where to get a good brew in Galway Galway is a place of intrigue but most importantly, coffee, with some of the best cafes hidden down side streets. It took me most of my first year aimlessly meandering to find some of these but they are worth the search. Here are some affordable student gems […]

Sports

Dr Eoghan Clifford and his Gold medal. Credit: Limerick Leader

Paralympic Glory

NUI Galway lecturers return home as Paralympic heroes By Darragh Berry Dr Eoghan Clifford, a Civil Engineering lecturer at NUI Galway and Dr Patrick O’Leary, a lecturer above the bar in the School of Chemistry made headlines for their feats at the recent Paralympic Games in Rio, Dr Clifford securing Gold and Bronze medals with […]

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Three ways to cook sweet potato

We’re all students. It can be near to impossible to squeeze vegetables into our diets when we’re on a budget, have minimal free time, and absolutely no clue how to even cook in the first place. Generally the go-to is a pack of twenty cent noodles or a few waffles thrown in the oven. This one time I cooked a spaghetti with … [Read More...]

Emmys 2016: winners, losers and political bruisers

Newcomers rose to the top, but old favourites stole the limelight; the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards left no stone unturned as outspoken speeches made headlines of their own right. The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story (albeit a bit of a mouthful) dealt the biggest blow to the trophy-case, stealing five of the major … [Read More...]

iPhone7

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – worth the upgrade?

It’s September, and we all know what that means. Leaves are beginning to fall, fresher’s flu is plaguing the majority of the student population and Apple has released its latest additions to the iPhone family. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are being tipped as the greatest ever smartphones, surpassing pre-order sales on … [Read More...]

Call for Code of Conduct for buskers on Shop Street

Shop Street has always been well known for its busy and buzzing atmosphere and wide variety of buskers at each and every corner, but now Galway City Council will be addressing the need for a Code of Conduct for buskers in the coming weeks that may change the busking experience for everyone. Mikey McCrory, of Mikey and the … [Read More...]

gigsoclogo

Equality Matters: GiG Soc host first ever Bisexuality Visibility week

This is a new feature Equality Matters that aims to bring you stories from all over campus, the likes of which you might not hear all that frequently. The idea is that these pieces will deal with how people may experience college differently, possible challenges and discrimination they may face and how we can all help make this … [Read More...]

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Eoin Drones: Media Distraction 101

First off let me explain the above title by clarifying that this bi-weekly, recurrent column will not be an ongoing tirade against the use of drones in warfare, even though such a column may well be merited. Alas, Eoin Drones is a title that simply refers to my solemn duty as opinion editor of this fine gazette to ‘drone … [Read More...]

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Confessions of a Provisional Driver

“Don’t get too cocky, Aisling. Not every lesson will go well.” My mother’s words were quite prophetic. Days after returning from Sziget festival, lessons five and six were on the horizon. Not to exaggerate in any way, but after the week-long festival I was quite literally dying. I couldn’t breathe deeply, exhale … [Read More...]