Nurses in UHG to carry out work-to-rule action in wake of trolley crisis


The recent hospital trolley crisis in Galway has eased these past few weeks, with the numbers of people waiting having dropped substantially from their peak earlier in January.

Award winning blogger coming to NUI Galway


Next month NUI Galway opens its doors to fashion blogger extraordinaire, Suzanne Jackson aka So Sue Me.

Teddies grin and bear it at hospital’s tenth anniversary

Overcrowding and delays were not an issue at one particular hospital recently, with over 1,500 sick teddy bears treated in the space of two days on the NUI Galway campus.

Japanese convention captivates college


By Micheál O’Brien Anime and Manga, Japan’s distinctive traditions of animation and comic books, were celebrated in NUI Galway last weekend. Akumakon, the West of Ireland’s largest convention for Japanese culture took place from 16-19 January in Áras na Mac Léinn. Organised by the Anime and Manga society in the college, the convention boasted over […]

Galway Oxfam urges people to donate unwanted Christmas presents

By Laura Roddy Oxfam Ireland is looking for people to donate their unwanted Christmas presents. The charity that runs 51 shops around Ireland undertook a survey which revealed that more than eight out of 10 people have received presents over the Christmas period that they will never use. Over half of the population of Ireland […]

Chiefs Sclap the Westerners


Connacht 24 Exeter Chiefs 33 Attendance 5,088

NUI Galway Kendo Club Profile

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Who are we? We are a budding university club currently looking to establish a venue and training times. We are doing this so that students and staff can share in our thorough enjoyment of this safe, yet vigorous and full-contact sport. What is Kendo? Kendo is the traditional Japanese martial art of fencing. Practitioners use […]

Browne stood up by Fine Gael in TV3 debates


It’s a debate about a debate. Someone call Christopher Nolan, or at the very least Fine Gael as it hasn’t accepted its invitation to participate in The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne on TV3.

Ronaldo wins Ballon D’or


Earlier this month saw football’s biggest names gather in Zurich, Switzerland for the annual FIFA Ballon D’Or awards ceremony.

Rugby’s Hit & Miss


Another exciting weekend of European Cup rugby has just passed. Let’s see who was a Hit and those who would rather forget this week’s action.