“It was a surprise moment,” says Rose of Tralee Jennifer six months into reign


Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne has had a whirlwind six months. The former NUI Galway medicine student told SIN her next adventure will take her to Chernobyl with the Adi Roche Foundation – something she said would prove to be a difficult but rewarding journey. “I have watched a few documentaries about Chernobyl, and I […]

NUI Galway honours its sporting stars

Pictured receiving the Ladies Soccer Award at the annual NUI Galway Sports Awards is Jennifer Byrne from Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, with Dr Pat Morgan, Vice-President for the Student Experience, NUI Galway. This event is the highpoint of the University sporting year, and celebrates the achievements of NUI Galway sporting heroes during the past year. The awards recognise sporting performance and participation as well as acknowledging students who have excelled in the leadership and co-ordination of their sports clubs.

This year saw another successful Sports Awards Ceremony. We sent Sports Editor Mark Higgins down there to get the scoop…