By Alice O’ Donnell You know Easter is approaching when supermarket isles are groaning under a mountain of chocolate eggs. For those who observe Lent, Easter Sunday is the long-awaited day when you can finally eat those forbidden treats you’ve been stashing away for the past 40 days. For those who aren’t religious, Easter marks a day where you can sit with family, relax and … [Read more...] about Opinion: Easter Eggs – are they really that bad for you?
By Ameya Godse Mahatma Gandhi, one of the most prominent figures of the 20th century once quoted, “There is sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for mans’ greed.” It’s truly amazing how far sighted his vision was, for the essence of this quote is sadly the way in which nearly everything functions around us. Today, the global apparel industry is nearly a $3 … [Read more...] about The True Cost documentary review
By Ciara Brennan Aer Lingus has confirmed that their female cabin crew are no longer obliged to wear skirts or makeup as part of their uniform. These changes were brought to the public’s attention last month, in a report by The Irish Times. Aer Lingus is still in the process of completing the new guidelines, but the new uniform designs are already being produced by Irish … [Read more...] about Opinion: New regulations for Aer Lingus uniform
By Aileen O’Leary When I look back on four years of college, I laugh a little, cry a little, but most of all I feel proud. I’m proud that I made it this far; despite the odds I made it to the end. As I am writing my last final year diary entry, I am also writing the last of my essays and assignments for college. By the time this goes to print I will have completed my last … [Read more...] about Final Year Diaries: end of an era
By Áine Kenny and Quinton Beck NUI Galway has launched a survey to gather the views of the public on the proposed Irish Language Plan for Galway City 2019-2026. The research is being conducted on behalf of Galway City Council and Gaillimh le Gaeilge as part of the preparation of an Irish language plan for the City. Last year, Dr John Walsh of the Department of Irish … [Read more...] about The future of Irish