The gloves are off: NUI Galway to take on rivals GMIT in charity boxing event

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Forget McGregor and Mayweather, the showdown of the season is set to take place at the end of this semester when NUI Galway students step into the ring with GMIT for charity. There will be 15 fights in total, with Student Union President Lorcán Ó Maoileannaigh also taking on his GMIT counterpart Mark O’Brien at […]

Free speech vs hate speech: Where’s the line?

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Free speech is important. It’s a cornerstone of democracy and should be a right that all are entitled to. While the topic of free speech is more contentious in the U.S, where it’s built into their constitutional rights, it is a universal issue and one that has come to light here in Ireland recently. In […]

Equality Matters: GiG Soc host first ever Bisexuality Visibility week

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This is a new feature Equality Matters that aims to bring you stories from all over campus, the likes of which you might not hear all that frequently. The idea is that these pieces will deal with how people may experience college differently, possible challenges and discrimination they may face and how we can all […]

Being transgender, web comics and mini-muffins: a chat with cartoonist Sophie Labelle

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It’s 12.40pm on Friday afternoon, and my editor Jess and I are brisk-walking into college from the Blackbox theatre car park after failing to find a spot amidst the university open day rush.

Be Brave, Be You!

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GigSoc reaches thousands with new Mental Health campaign.

Bisexual probably doesn’t mean what you think it means

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Hello! I’m bisexual, and I’m going to be talking a bit about that. More pertinently, I’m going to make an attempt to clear up some confusion that keeps arising.

Galway Community Pride Festival Kicking off this Week

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This week, Galway Community Pride will kick off in full force. Jessica Thompson reports…

USI submits proposal in support of marriage equality

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The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have come out strongly in favour of supporting equal access to marriage in Ireland. Jill Murray reports…

Mental health concerns grow in the LGBT community

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Concerns for the mental health of those in the LGBT community are growing, following a record number of calls to the LGBT helpline. Sean Dunne reports…

RE: New Public – I’m a feminist and so can you

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Can only women be feminists? In this very interesting article, Robin Pötke from FemSoc talks about feminism from the male perspective…