A global study has found that high and moderate alcohol consumption was associated with increased risk of stroke. The INTERSTROKE study, co-led by University of Galway, gathered data from almost 26,000 people across 27 countries, from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds and cardiovascular risk profiles. Photo by Chaosheng Zhang “Overall, our findings indicate that high … [Read more...] about Alcohol linked to stroke risk, University-led study finds
As we enter the closing stages of 2022, the issue that has pushed its way to the top of public consciousness has been the ongoing housing crisis. Exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic and the influx of Ukrainian refugees, access to adequate housing in Ireland has become more and more difficult.While it is true that the tumultuous nature of the last few years has greatly … [Read more...] about The TD as a landlord
The team pictured during their battle against Our Lady’s Boys Club.Photo Credit: Lisa Hamilton "I don't know what’s happened in girls' minds, they all want to play rugby. But I won't complain, I'm delighted" The boom in membership is what has elicited such a response from the University of Galway Women’s Rugby Team captain Aisling Hahessy. Regularly seeing numbers upwards … [Read more...] about Womens Rugby is back and better than ever in the University
Tomás Ó Máille An exhibition showcasing the life and work of Tomás Ó Máille, University of Galway’s first Professor of Irish, has been unveiled at the James Hardiman Library. Saíocht & Saoránacht was officially opened on 30 September by Minister for Sport and the Environment Jack Chambers. The exhibition’s director is Dr. Lilis Ó Laoire (University of Galway), and its … [Read more...] about Exhibition detailing life and work of University of Galway’s first Professor of Irish unveiled at James Hardiman Library
Budget 2023 has come and gone, and the most pressing issue have been housing, and of course, energy. In an effort to alleviate the burden that rising costs are placing on households nationwide, an energy credit of €600 (paid in three €200 instalments) has been announced for all domestic electricity customers. Fundamentally, while the tax credits will help customers to … [Read more...] about Are energy credits the way forward?