Derby day delight for NUIG-Corinthians


  NUIG-Corinthians 46 Galwegians 3 On a bitterly cold day, NUIG-Corinthians turned up the heat on their local rivals, Galwegians, with a thumping eight try victory at Cloonacauneen Road.

The Islamic Cultural Festival at NUI Galway


ISOC, the Islamic Society at NUI Galway, organised an Islamic Cultural Festival on Tuesday 18 November. Located on the Main Foyer in the Aras Na Mac Leinn building on campus, it aimed to celebrate, and raise awareness of, the rich diversity of culture within the Islamic World. The Auditor of the Islamic Society, Muhammad Atif […]

F.A.O John Brennan (AKA The Beard Man) – “To Beard or not To Beard?”


Most Almighty Beard Man, We would like to commend you on your efforts at making NUIG a better, beardier place to be. Although unable to grow beards ourselves, due to our dysfunctional facial follicles and lack of testosterone, we are avid beard activists who wish to encourage the male species to be more comfortable and […]

We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together: Taylor Swift Pulls Albums From Spotify in New Promotional Bid.


Whether you’re a fan of her music or not the chances that you haven’t heard of Taylor Swift’s new album are next to none.

The Galway Giving Tree: For those in need this Christmas

Galway Giving Tree

    The Galway Giving Tree is an all-volunteer organisation, which has been helping local families in Galway since 2010.

Secondary Teachers to Strike in December


Secondary school teachers are to strike early December, as a row over proposed reforms escalates. A spokesperson for the TUI confirmed its members, along with those of the ASTI, intend to hold a strike on Tuesday 2 December. Another potential strike in January is being discussed. Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan commented stating the decision is […]

10,000 in London to demand free education


Roughly 10,000 students were on the streets of London 19 November to protest against cripplingly-high university fees and to demand free education. The march, organised by various groups including the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts, the Student Assembly Against Austerity and the Young Greens, began outside the University of London, and then made its […]

Own Goal Heaven

Kramer scores wonder own goal

German international, Christoph Kramer scored one of the finest own goals you are ever likely to see. Kieran Kilkelly is here with some other majestic own goals.

Exciting End to the F1 Season

The F1 Championship goes down to the wire

  The running theme of the 2014 F1 season has been the dominance of the Mercedes team and their two star drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg writes Eoin Hynes.

Backheel Beauties


Ah yes, the backheel. A piece of skill which in a split second can make you look like a genius, or Titus Bramble, blindfolded, on ice.