Photo by Anton Atanasov on Pexels The west of Ireland is known for its enthralling natural beauty. But the great brown hills that we associate with untouched wilderness are nowhere near as wild as they should be. Though these areas look untamed, they’re a graveyard for the rapidly disappearing Atlantic Rainforest. These diverse ecosystems now only exist in small … [Read more...] about Sustainable forestry – it’s not out of reach
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels Rockstar games has announced plans to reveal the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto VI next month, as the company celebrates its 25-year anniversary. Releasing ten years after the fifth instalment in the GTA (Grand Theft Auto) series, Rockstar President Sam Houser said in a statement the developer is “very excited” about the … [Read more...] about Is GTA VI finally on the way?
Image by Paula Healy Despite the Corrib’s formidable reputation as the second fastest river in Europe, we only have four crossings. Naturally, a new one caused considerable excitement. But would it have killed them to put it in the right place? Though many people with a lot of free time consider the placement of the bridge to be a crime against pedestrians, I must … [Read more...] about Building bridges in the wrong places
PICTURED (Left to Right): Izzy Tiernan, Dean Kenny, Raimey O’Boyle and Faye Ní Dhomhnaill and Dean Kenny (University of Galway Students’ Union) The University of Galway Student’s Union has revealed which two charities will benefit from fundraisers over the coming year. In a statement published Monday October 16, the University of Galway Students union … [Read more...] about University of Galway Students’ Union announces charity partners for the current academic year
Protests outside a Dublin library calling for certain books for young people to be removed has caused concern amongst librarians and LGBTQ+ activists across the nation. Protests were held outside a library in Swords on Thursday 6 April over books about LGBTQ+ people, claiming that some of the targeted books were ‘unsuitable’ and ‘sexually explicit’. Speaking in a … [Read more...] about LGBTQ+ activists express concern over Dublin library protest