By Darren Casserly Former GAA player Tomás Ó Sé recently called into question the practice of Aussie Rules teams taking Gaelic Footballers from their clubs without compensation. He suggested that Aussie Rules teams should pay a fee to take Irish players from their club. The question that would need to be asked is where will the money go, since GAA is an amateur sport? … [Read more...] about Should Aussie Rules teams pay GAA clubs for taking their players?
By Olivia Hanna The 1940s aren’t usually the first decade that comes to mind when you think of amazing style. The classic 1940s look is a collared and belted smock dress, not a dress most women in 2018 would feel comfortable or confident in. But behind the mid – length skirts, a revolution was brewing. In the midst of World War II, women had to start doing traditional … [Read more...] about Ode to an era: the 1940s
By Daniel Brennan Like many people my age, I’m a bit of a social media addict. My personal poison of choice is the certified cesspit that is Twitter – in around four years of using the site regularly, I’ve racked up over 40,000 tweets, and I’m now averaging around 1,000 tweets every month. That doesn’t even account for the amount of time I spend scrolling, liking, retweeting … [Read more...] about Social Media in exam season – Tweet or Delete?
By Sara Chudzik A lot of people may not know that NUI Galway has its own literary journal. Every year, MA students in Literature and Publishing produce ROPES (Review of Post - Graduate English Studies), which first launched 26 years ago. Originally, the journal mainly published critical essays which reflected on Irish literature and culture. Now poetry and prose, fiction … [Read more...] about ROPES Literary Journal is looking for submissions
By Martha Brennan An NUI Galway undergraduate student has been awarded the 2018 Hamilton Prize for his outstanding performance in mathematics. Troy Gawley, a final - year Mathematical Sciences student, received the award late last month from the Royal Irish Academy. The annual award, named after mathematician William Rowan Hamilton, honors the best and brightest … [Read more...] about NUI Galway student awarded Hamilton Prize in Mathematics