11 October 2022; Amber Barrett of Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring her side's goal during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 Play-off match between Scotland and Republic of Ireland at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile After her goal brought Ireland women’s soccer team to the World Cup for the first time two weeks ago, everyone … [Read more...] about Amber Barrett: Ireland Women’s World Cup hero through the eyes of her former coach
Light display shows impact of rising sea levels in Galway
A new light installation in Galway showing the impact of rising sea levels has been hailed as “fabulous” by Green Party Councillor, Martina O’Connor. “It makes it easy for people to understand what’s happening on an ongoing basis and to engage with it”, she said. The horizontal illuminated lines installed on the Spanish Arch and the surrounding area will be switched on at … [Read more...] about Light display shows impact of rising sea levels in Galway
Nightlife after Covid: Is dancing in the hallway of a pub good enough?
Nightlife was one of the few things that could not be “reinvented” during the several pandemic lockdowns: a late club or a dancing venue simply cannot be brought online as a class or a business meeting can, and nightclubs did not have the opportunity to deliver their services and products to people’s houses, as many shops, restaurants and pubs could do. The definitive closure … [Read more...] about Nightlife after Covid: Is dancing in the hallway of a pub good enough?
Knocking on Galway’s doors: Students’ Union latest response to the accommodation crisis
Modern problems require creative solutions. As for the unprecedented accommodation crisis affecting students in Galway, through the past few weeks the Student Union of the University of Galway decided to go knocking on Galwegians’ doors to ask them if they had spare rooms, second apartments, anything that could become a student’s home for the academic year. “This idea came … [Read more...] about Knocking on Galway’s doors: Students’ Union latest response to the accommodation crisis
Eating local produce is sustainable for the environment and your pockets
Students go sustainable How many times have you said "no" to an organic, local-based diet only because you thought it was out of your student budget? Students are probably the most determined to fight for a sustainable world and to tackle the environmental crisis at all costs. But when it comes to food, student budget seems unavoidably linked to a cheap, low quality … [Read more...] about Eating local produce is sustainable for the environment and your pockets