By Conor Brummell Galway City Council passed a motion to support publicly funded, purpose-built student accommodation at a meeting on the 14 January 2019. The motion comes after NUI Galway’s Students’ Union President Megan Reilly and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology's Students’ Union President Aaron Burke made a presentation to the Council’s Housing Strategic Policy … [Read more...] about Galway City Council pass motion to support publicly funded student accommodation
By Olivia Hanna It has been announced that the Galway Atlantaquaria is finally set to become home to a huddle of penguins. The Atlantaquaria submitted a planning application last month to Galway City Council for a ‘purpose built Penguinarium’ that includes a penguin pool and beach area, viewing areas and seating for guests. The proposed site is the Fáilte Ireland … [Read more...] about Galway set to get ‘flocked’
By Olivia Hanna Plastic pollution is a growing epidemic and many conscious individuals are taking steps to cut down on their environmental impacts by using reusable water bottles. But when the bottle has run dry, it becomes redundant. There aren’t many, if any, places in Galway City to refill those reusable bottles, forcing a sad return to plastic. This may change in … [Read more...] about Will free public water be flowing through Galway?
By Áine Kenny AIDS West is hosting a concert for World AIDS day. The concert will take place in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church at 8pm on Sunday 2 December. Cois Cladaigh and Bel Canto will be performing at the event. The concert is open to all and admission is free. This year’s theme for World AIDS Day, which will be marking its 30th anniversary on 1 December, … [Read more...] about AIDS West to host concert for World AIDS Day
By Gary Elbert I stood outside GMIT umbrella in one hand phone in the other. It was a wet miserable autumn Galway afternoon, the rain attacking from all sides, flanked and buttressed by a cutting Atlantic wind. Suddenly a verbal altercation took place, through the passenger windows of passing cars. One car ‘parked’ in the bus lane metres away from the … [Read more...] about Opinion: City Brawl