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# remote working
Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds
The third annual National Remote Working Survey found that 95% of respondents believe working remotely makes life easier.
# Third Level
Galway and Kerry players lead the way in Rising Stars Football Team of the Year
Eight counties have players on the team.
# Seeing Red
NUIG to appeal Cian Lynch's controversial red card from Fitzgibbon final
Lynch was sent-off late on in the decider in Carlow.
# Sigerson Cup
‘I am so happy for them. Finally, one of the Tierneys has it!’
Galway’s Matthew Tierney captained NUIG to Sigerson Cup success last Wednesday.
# Never Say Die
Lynch sent off as UL rally to Fitzgibbon Cup glory with late 1-5 to deny NUIG dream double
There was late drama at the IT Carlow grounds.
# Worry
Mayo sweat over extent of leg injury to forward Conroy
The Neale clubman suffered a potentially serious leg injury just before half-time in NUIG’s 2-8 to 1-8 Sigerson Cup quarter-final win.
# Bittersweet
Mayo star Conroy injured but NUIG hold on to reach Sigerson semi-final
Maurice Sheridan’s side advanced despite being reduced to 13 men at one stage.
# Paid leave
Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022
Trinity College, UCC, UCD and DCU have all committed to introducing the policies in 2022,
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# financial cost
Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study
Lost income, health and legal costs and damage to property are cumulatively costing domestic violence victims billions every year.
# working from home
New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic
Researchers from NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission will publish their findings from the survey in May.
# Research
Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.
Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties
The Mayor of Galway said that gardaí would be passing the details of students who have house parties to colleges.
Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home
One NUIG student is trying to leave his accommodation partly due to rising cases in Galway.
# Coronavirus
NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines
Students have been urged to “socialise safely and call out reckless behaviour”.
# college life
'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%
A less diverse campus and a devastating impact on university income lies ahead due to a drop in international students.
# Investigation
'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus
In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.
# Water quality
Swimmers and surfers asked to take part in NUI Galway study to see if they have superbugs
Surfer Easkey Britton and Liffey Swim champ Paul O’Flynn are supporting the project by urging people to sign up to be tested.
# blackbaud
Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack
The university said “names, telephone numbers and email addresses” in its alumni database may have been targeted in the hack.
# nui galway
Researchers want your questions for new survey about Irish society during the pandemic
The research aims to record how Irish society has coped with the Covid-19 crisis.
# Covid-19
The 2km rule is the first restriction people want lifted, according to new survey
The government has said it is hoping to ease some of the restrictions on 5 May.
# Erasmus
Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets
More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.
# Lovely Hurling
IT Carlow win extra-time thriller to book place in last-four of Fitzgibbon Cup
A high-scoring clash eventually went against NUIG.
# Investigation
NUI Galway charity criticised by regulator for spending over €30,000 on taxis
The report also found over €48,000 had been spent by Galway University Foundation on business class flights from 2015-17.
# Chaos
Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus
Students from UCD, Trinity College and NUIG are in discussions about returning as a result of the protests.
As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban
18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.
# glyphosate
Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller
The Austrian government recently banned glyphosate products over fears that it could cause cancer.
# Last Four
Sean O'Shea's 2-3 propels UCC past NUIG into Sigerson Cup final
They’ll face St Mary’s in the final on Wednesday night.
# leading lights
8 players to watch in this week's Fitzgibbon Cup hurling semi-finals
DCU, UCC, Mary Immaculate and NUI Galway are all in action.
# Lovely Hurling
Limerick-Galway and Cork-Dublin semis in store as Fitzgibbon last four confirmed
It’s Mary I v NUIG and UCC v DCU.
# Upset
Late drama as NUIG stun favourites Ulster University to reach last four
Frank Burns missed a last-minute free from close range for UU.
# Business end
All-Dublin clash for 2018 finalists DCU - here's the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final draw
Elsewhere, it’s LIT v NUIG, Mary I v CIT and UCC v IT Carlow.
# Victory
Kingston goal and 0-7 from Kerry forward helps UCC seal top spot in Fitzgibbon group
Shane Kingston and Shane Conway played key roles in the victory for the Cork college over NUIG.
# Data Breach
NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing
All students who may have been impacted have been notified.
# sex ed
Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.
# ba journalism
NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course
The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”.
# High Court
Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case
The proceedings were taken after the four claimed they were overlooked for promotions between 2008 and 2009.
# Renewable Energy
Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel
The research will use renewable energy to power a fleet of vans.
# Man In Demand
'The workload on players in these months is absolutely appalling' - Corofin defender's fixture clash
Kieran Molloy has had to choose an All-Ireland club semi-final over the Sigerson Cup final.
# Stem Cells
NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer
Breast cancer patients whose cancer has spread still face relatively poor outcomes.
# Huge Upset
14-man NUIG advance to Sigerson Cup semi-finals after shock victory over UCC
Galway’s Peter Cooke impressed for NUIG in midfield.