On 6 March NUI Galway’s BizSoc and the Career Development Centre held an event entitled ‘An Evening with Pat McDonagh’ with an interview section followed by a Q&A with the man himself and the 200 students in attendance. Organisers took the time at the beginning of the evening to explain that it was the founder of Supermacs who offered to make an appearance in NUI Galway. … [Read more...] about ‘King of Ireland’ Pat McDonagh visits NUI Galway
Should RAG Week become official again?
Last month saw the return of the nationally renowned ‘Galway RAG Week’, a RAG week with a difference. There are few other places that can announce with glee that ‘our RAG week is so amazing, it has been banned’, a privilege bestowed on Galway some time ago. The first dramatic headlines of the week didn’t take long to start and by Tuesday, every televised news report showed … [Read more...] about Should RAG Week become official again?
Giving up on Giving
Well, Unofficial RAG Week (Raising And Giving Week) has come and gone, but one question still remains; is NUI Galway’s ban on the widely observed party-week a case of cutting off one’s nose to spite its face? Since NUIG’s ban on the eventful charity-fundraising week back in 2011, many believe that the only changes to occur have been solely in the area of charitable … [Read more...] about Giving up on Giving