From Left to Right, Top to Bottom – Emily Hegarty, Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Giuseppe De Vita and Fiona Murtagh. Photo courtesy of Fiona Murtagh SIN speaks to Olympian Fiona Murtagh. It has been a hectic 18 months for Fiona Murtagh, who at the start of last year was working for Campus Living at NUI Galway, and went on to win an Olympic bronze medal in the coxless … [Read more...] about NUI Galway student wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics
Rio de Janeiro - Simone Biles, ginasta dos Estados Unidos, durante final em que levou medalha de ouro na disputa por equipes feminina nos Jogos Olímpicos Rio 2016. (Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil) Following Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles pulling out of their respective events due to mental health concerns, it raises the question about mental health concerns among athletes. … [Read more...] about Is Mental Health being taken seriously in sport?
The curse is real. It has to be, no team can lose this many finals in a row and six of them in the last ten years. That was my first thought in reviewing this year’s football championship. It was heartbreak for Mayo, but at least Dublin didn’t win it again. Tyrone were deserving winners on the day, but the story is still Mayo. This year’s championship was the first in about … [Read more...] about Gaelic Football Championship review
It is impossible to talk about this years’ Hurling Championship without first talking about Limerick’s domination of the sport over the last few years. With three wins in four years, they are now reaching Kilkenny level of dominance and looks set to continue for a few years at the least. The All-Ireland final was over before it began with Limerick showing their greatness and … [Read more...] about Hurling Championship review
Photo by Stanislav Kondratiev from Pexels Colour blindness or colour vision deficiency (CVD) affects 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women around the world. That’s roughly 285 million people in total. The condition can range from a mild form of the more common red-green colour blindness, making it difficult to distinguish between shades of red and green. Rarer forms limit an … [Read more...] about Colour blindness: World Rugby’s landmark initiative and the need for action across sports