The new Students’ Union Full Time Officers. L–R: Izzy Tiernan, Vice-President/Welfare and Equality Officer; Raimey O’Boyle, Vice President/Education Officer; Dean Kenny, SU President; and Faye Ní Dhomhnaill, Leas Uachtarán don Ghaeilge. Photo: Lisa Hamilton The University of Galway elections have concluded, and the four full time Students’ Union officers have been … [Read more...] about New Students’ Union full-time officers elected
Equality referendum set to be held in November.
By Caoimhe Looney The government have announced that a referendum on gender equality and the constitutional family will be held in November this year. The referendum comes following recommendations made by a Citizens Assembly on Gender Equality two years ago and the Special Joint Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality. It’s sets to tackle both Article 40 and 41 of the … [Read more...] about Equality referendum set to be held in November.
The lion, the leak, and the Hancock
Photo by Matt Hancock on Instagram Over 100,000 WhatsApp messages from Matt Hancock's time as UK Health Secretary have been leaked by a journalist assisting him in writing his memoirs. The leak contains thousands of conversations between Mr. Hancock and various government officials throughout the early pandemic. It was leaked by Isabel Oakeshott, who justified her … [Read more...] about The lion, the leak, and the Hancock
Galway students lead climate protest
On Friday 3 March there was a protest march lead by students in University of Galway and local schools over the inaction by government on this issue. Part of the Fridays for Future movement, which was begun by Gretta Thunberg, this protest was part of one taking place in 150 countries, it centres around youth activism and inspired by her Friday protests outside of Swedish … [Read more...] about Galway students lead climate protest
SU President Candidate: Danny Valentine
Danny Valentine is running for Students’ Union President. They were unavailable before our deadline. … [Read more...] about SU President Candidate: Danny Valentine