Archive for NUIG

Students test the medicinal powers of music

Posted in Life with tags on 22 March 2011 by Steve

“More than 200 years after John A Logan, the US political leader, said that ‘music is the medicine of the mind’, medical students at NUI Galway are putting that theory to the test …” (more)

[Lorna Siggins, Irish Times, 22 March]

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Writer presents papers to Galway university

Posted in research with tags , on 19 March 2011 by Steve

“An infamous Abbey Theatre rejection note and correspondence with late authors John McGahern and Mary Lavin are among the papers of playwright Thomas Kilroy due to be presented to NUI Galway next week …” (more)

[Lorna Siggins, Irish Times, 19 March]

Over 30 students for court after week-long ‘festivities’

Posted in Legal issues with tags , on 8 March 2011 by Steve

“Over 30 students will be facing either a court appearance or an official Garda caution after the NUI Galway, College Week ‘festivities’ …” (more)

[Frank Farragher, Connacht Sentinel, 8 March]

Dozens arrested as ‘rag week’ students cause havoc

Posted in Legal issues, Life with tags , on 5 March 2011 by Steve

“A further dozen students have been arrested in Galway as a college ‘rag week’ continues to cause mayhem in the city …” (more)

[John Fallon, Independent, 5 March]

‘Minority’ of Galway students behind offences

Posted in Legal issues with tags on 5 March 2011 by Steve

“NUI Galway Students Union has said a ‘small minority’ were responsible for incidents in the city this week which led to more than 30 arrests …” (more)

[Lorna Siggins, Irish Times, 5 March]

Axe College Week call as 30 students are arrested

Posted in Legal issues, Life with tags , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“The President of NUI Galway has pleaded with the Students’ Union to end their involvement with College Week after four days of public order complaints, 30 arrests and a whole series of alcohol fuelled incidents …” (more)

[Frank Farragher, Galway City Tribune, 4 March]

15 students arrested in ‘rag week’ crackdown

Posted in Legal issues with tags , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“Gardai in Galway have arrested 15 students in a crackdown on unruly behaviour during ‘rag week’ in the city …” (more)

[John Fallon, Irish Examiner, 4 March]