7 August 2016; Novak Djokovic of Serbia in action during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile Throughout the pandemic, I have often heard the phrase “we are all in this together”. However, the last 18 months have shown me that the elite in society have never been with us at any stage. From ‘Golf-gate’ in Ireland to the … [Read more...] about Opinion: Should sportspeople like Djokovic be allowed participate in sporting events?
6 November 2021; Jonathan Sexton of Ireland during the Autumn Nations Series match between Ireland and Japan at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile As Ireland are set to begin their November series, it is yet another campaign where Johnny Sexton is arguably head and shoulders above the rest of the fly-halves in Ireland. With Sexton set to win his … [Read more...] about Who will replace Johnny Sexton?
Mairéad Farrell TD. Photo by Sinn Féin via Flickr Sinn Féin TD Mairéad Farrell has warned that “we need purposeful accommodation at affordable prices” to address Galway’s student housing crisis. The Galway West TD told SIN that over 3,000 students in Galway are either staying in hostels or commuting long distances to third-level … [Read more...] about Farrell critical of government’s plans for vacant sites
Students attending the INMO Protest outside Leinster House – Photo courtesy of @NUIGSU on Twitter Over 200 people have attended a protest outside Leinster House to protest poor placement conditions and pay for Student Nurses. Student nurses and midwives have called for payment and better working conditions for quite some time, with the Covid-19 pandemic exposing the … [Read more...] about Student Nurses protest poor conditions and pay in INMO protest
Andy Farrell recently announced his squad for the November internationals, which will see Ireland take on Japan, New Zealand, and Argentina. Three months out from the six nations and two years from the world cup, this will be a crucial time to develop the squad. Japan are improving every year with their open, attractive rugby, with the 2019 world cup win over Ireland a … [Read more...] about Why Ireland’s November series is so important