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# nuig - This year 2022

Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds

May 30th 2022, 9:29 AM 13,227 Views 21 Comments

The third annual National Remote Working Survey found that 95% of respondents believe working remotely makes life easier.

Galway and Kerry players lead the way in Rising Stars Football Team of the Year
# Third Level
From The42
# Third Level

Galway and Kerry players lead the way in Rising Stars Football Team of the Year

Mar 21st 2022, 1:08 PM 8,743 Views 1 Comment

Eight counties have players on the team.

NUIG to appeal Cian Lynch's controversial red card from Fitzgibbon final
# Seeing Red
From The42
# Seeing Red

NUIG to appeal Cian Lynch's controversial red card from Fitzgibbon final

Feb 21st 2022, 4:15 PM 11,382 Views 13 Comments

Lynch was sent-off late on in the decider in Carlow.

‘I am so happy for them. Finally, one of the Tierneys has it!’
# Sigerson Cup
From The42
# Sigerson Cup

‘I am so happy for them. Finally, one of the Tierneys has it!’

Feb 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 35,143 Views 1 Comment

Galway’s Matthew Tierney captained NUIG to Sigerson Cup success last Wednesday.

Lynch sent off as UL rally to Fitzgibbon Cup glory with late 1-5 to deny NUIG dream double
# Never Say Die
From The42
# Never Say Die

Lynch sent off as UL rally to Fitzgibbon Cup glory with late 1-5 to deny NUIG dream double

Updated Feb 19th 2022, 8:01 PM 39,942 Views 35 Comments

There was late drama at the IT Carlow grounds.

Mayo sweat over extent of leg injury to forward Conroy
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Mayo sweat over extent of leg injury to forward Conroy

Feb 2nd 2022, 7:20 AM 6,332 Views 0 Comments

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.

Mayo star Conroy injured but NUIG hold on to reach Sigerson semi-final
# Bittersweet
From The42
# Bittersweet

Mayo star Conroy injured but NUIG hold on to reach Sigerson semi-final

Feb 1st 2022, 8:58 PM 14,038 Views 1 Comment

Maurice Sheridan’s side advanced despite being reduced to 13 men at one stage.

Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022
# Paid Leave
# Paid Leave

Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022

Jan 3rd 2022, 11:41 AM 17,954 Views 19 Comments

Trinity College, UCC, UCD and DCU have all committed to introducing the policies in 2022,

# nuig - Last year 2021

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study
# Financial Cost
# Financial Cost

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study

Jul 14th 2021, 9:56 AM 7,896 Views 10 Comments

Lost income, health and legal costs and damage to property are cumulatively costing domestic violence victims billions every year.

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic

Apr 19th 2021, 6:10 AM 18,188 Views 14 Comments

Researchers from NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission will publish their findings from the survey in May.

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
# Research
# Research

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 2:29 PM 16,195 Views 30 Comments

More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.

# nuig - All time

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties
# NUIG
# NUIG

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties

Sep 30th 2020, 12:28 PM 29,231 Views 18 Comments

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
# NUIG
# NUIG

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home

Sep 30th 2020, 6:45 AM 26,600 Views 14 Comments

One NUIG student is trying to leave his accommodation partly due to rising cases in Galway.

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines

Sep 25th 2020, 7:13 AM 23,663 Views 11 Comments

Students have been urged to “socialise safely and call out reckless behaviour”.

'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%
# College Life
# College Life

'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%

Sep 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,003 Views 6 Comments

A less diverse campus and a devastating impact on university income lies ahead due to a drop in international students.

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 PM 43,927 Views 41 Comments

In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.

Swimmers and surfers asked to take part in NUI Galway study to see if they have superbugs
# Water Quality
# Water Quality

Swimmers and surfers asked to take part in NUI Galway study to see if they have superbugs

Aug 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 47,366 Views 0 Comments

Surfer Easkey Britton and Liffey Swim champ Paul O’Flynn are supporting the project by urging people to sign up to be tested.

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack
# Blackbaud
# Blackbaud

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack

Jul 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 58,258 Views 16 Comments

The university said “names, telephone numbers and email addresses” in its alumni database may have been targeted in the hack.

Researchers want your questions for new survey about Irish society during the pandemic
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Researchers want your questions for new survey about Irish society during the pandemic

Jun 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 7,939 Views 4 Comments

The research aims to record how Irish society has coped with the Covid-19 crisis.

The 2km rule is the first restriction people want lifted, according to new survey
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

The 2km rule is the first restriction people want lifted, according to new survey

Apr 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 43,383 Views 114 Comments

The government has said it is hoping to ease some of the restrictions on 5 May.

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets

Feb 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,408 Views 10 Comments

More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.

IT Carlow win extra-time thriller to book place in last-four of Fitzgibbon Cup
# Lovely Hurling
From The42
# Lovely Hurling

IT Carlow win extra-time thriller to book place in last-four of Fitzgibbon Cup

Jan 30th 2020, 10:05 PM 18,826 Views 3 Comments

A high-scoring clash eventually went against NUIG.

NUI Galway charity criticised by regulator for spending over €30,000 on taxis
# Investigation
# Investigation

NUI Galway charity criticised by regulator for spending over €30,000 on taxis

Dec 16th 2019, 10:54 PM 26,949 Views 63 Comments

The report also found over €48,000 had been spent by Galway University Foundation on business class flights from 2015-17.

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus
# Chaos
# Chaos

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus

Nov 14th 2019, 4:14 PM 16,009 Views 12 Comments

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

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

Oct 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 24,930 Views 52 Comments

18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller

Jul 27th 2019, 9:00 AM 24,598 Views 44 Comments

The Austrian government recently banned glyphosate products over fears that it could cause cancer.

Sean O'Shea's 2-3 propels UCC past NUIG into Sigerson Cup final
# Last Four
From The42
# Last Four

Sean O'Shea's 2-3 propels UCC past NUIG into Sigerson Cup final

Feb 17th 2019, 4:41 PM 14,634 Views 1 Comment

They’ll face St Mary’s in the final on Wednesday night.

8 players to watch in this week's Fitzgibbon Cup hurling semi-finals
# Leading Lights
From The42
# Leading Lights

8 players to watch in this week's Fitzgibbon Cup hurling semi-finals

Feb 11th 2019, 4:51 PM 15,975 Views 5 Comments

DCU, UCC, Mary Immaculate and NUI Galway are all in action.

Limerick-Galway and Cork-Dublin semis in store as Fitzgibbon last four confirmed
# Lovely Hurling
From The42
# Lovely Hurling

Limerick-Galway and Cork-Dublin semis in store as Fitzgibbon last four confirmed

Feb 7th 2019, 9:39 PM 8,172 Views 0 Comments

It’s Mary I v NUIG and UCC v DCU.

Late drama as NUIG stun favourites Ulster University to reach last four
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Late drama as NUIG stun favourites Ulster University to reach last four

Feb 6th 2019, 10:03 PM 12,054 Views 0 Comments

Frank Burns missed a last-minute free from close range for UU.

All-Dublin clash for 2018 finalists DCU - here's the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final draw
# Business End
From The42
# Business End

All-Dublin clash for 2018 finalists DCU - here's the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final draw

Feb 1st 2019, 9:44 AM 7,857 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, it’s LIT v NUIG, Mary I v CIT and UCC v IT Carlow.

Kingston goal and 0-7 from Kerry forward helps UCC seal top spot in Fitzgibbon group
# Victory
From The42
# Victory

Kingston goal and 0-7 from Kerry forward helps UCC seal top spot in Fitzgibbon group

Jan 31st 2019, 5:28 PM 12,124 Views 0 Comments

Shane Kingston and Shane Conway played key roles in the victory for the Cork college over NUIG.

NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing

Nov 19th 2018, 7:39 PM 13,918 Views 17 Comments

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

Aug 7th 2018, 3:45 PM 29,673 Views 63 Comments

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course
# Ba Journalism
# Ba Journalism

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

Jul 30th 2018, 2:54 PM 28,714 Views 12 Comments

The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”.

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case
# High Court
# High Court

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case

Jul 25th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,866 Views 62 Comments

The proceedings were taken after the four claimed they were overlooked for promotions between 2008 and 2009.

Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel
# Renewable Energy
# Renewable Energy

Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel

Feb 18th 2018, 6:30 PM 19,279 Views 24 Comments

The research will use renewable energy to power a fleet of vans.

'The workload on players in these months is absolutely appalling' - Corofin defender's fixture clash
# Man In Demand
From The42
# Man In Demand

'The workload on players in these months is absolutely appalling' - Corofin defender's fixture clash

Feb 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 5,940 Views 2 Comments

Kieran Molloy has had to choose an All-Ireland club semi-final over the Sigerson Cup final.

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

Feb 10th 2018, 6:04 PM 13,243 Views 5 Comments

Breast cancer patients whose cancer has spread still face relatively poor outcomes.

14-man NUIG advance to Sigerson Cup semi-finals after shock victory over UCC
# Huge Upset
From The42
# Huge Upset

14-man NUIG advance to Sigerson Cup semi-finals after shock victory over UCC

Feb 7th 2018, 6:46 PM 17,895 Views 4 Comments

Galway’s Peter Cooke impressed for NUIG in midfield.

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