The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) last week praised third level institutes across Ireland for introducing consent classes for students, with which the main aim is to normalise speech around consent and encourage people to know their rights around bodily autonomy. As USI launches their 2016 Sexual Health and Guidance (SHAG) week, they are […]
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 […]
Leo Varadker’s decision to come out to the public took great courage. It’s great to see that the reaction has been one of warmth and positivity.
The stigma of mental illness rises right to the top of society. A 2011 study among service users conducted by St Patrick’s University Hospital showed that many people live with the symptoms of mental ill-health for long periods without accessing mental health advice or treatment. This is due mainly to the stigma that surrounds mental […]
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 […]
Celestial Green Ventures, an environmental conservation company based in Ireland, is pleased to announce the launch of their Social Funding Programme, aimed at helping small projects and start-ups all over the Republic of Ireland make a difference in their communities. Although their primary concern is the protection of the Amazon and sustainable development for the […]