Author Archives: Mary McGuinness

Apple Athenry site to go ahead

By Conor Kenny   After a two-year legal battle, the proposed Apple Athenry data center is to finally go ahead after Mr. Justice Paul McDermott rejected an appeal against an earlier review in the High Court yesterday.   The site at Derrydonnell woods, the first phase of a planned €850 million development plan, near Athenry

Ronan’s Premier Predictions.

By Ronan Flanagan   Stoke City vs Leicester City. Saturday @ 12.30. Sky Sports. This will be an interesting one. Both sides deserved to win last weekend and will fancy their chances. A win will further boost the victor’s confidence. I just don’t think Stoke score enough goals. Leicester’s attack surely will be too much

Ronan’s Premier Predictions.

  By Ronan Flanagan   Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur. Saturday @ 12.30. Sky Sports. Manchester United host Tottenham in the game of the weekend at Old Trafford on Saturday lunchtime. Spurs have crept up the table in recent weeks and will be quietly confident. United, meanwhile will hope to win to keep the pressure

Sláintecare: The Future of Healthcare

Images: John Crowley   By Conor Kenny and Rachel Petticrew On October  fifth, at the Harbour Hotel in Galway city, Róisín Shortall, T.D. for the Social Democrats, and Niall Ó’Tuathail, Social Democrats candidate for Galway, presented a new plan for a national health system as compiled by the cross-party Committee on the Future of Healthcare

2017 Galway Jazz Festival by Conor Kenny The twelfth Galway Jazz Festival takes place on the 5th to the 8th of October 2017 and promises a healthy line-up of local and national musicians as well as international musicians from Germany, Italy, Norway, the U.K. and the U.S. Whilst the festival is a must-see for jazz and blues aficionados,

Charlotte Riots over Police Shooting

By Joe Mwangi An assassination of a helpless black man occurred in North Carolina. Keith Lamont Scott was shot by a US police officer in Charlotte. The massacre provoked street protest late into the night. Roughly 12 police officers were badly wounded by demonstrators outside The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The witnesses countered police  reports which stated

Ana becomes Rapunzel

      Ana Reidy is our little heroine; she donated her beautiful hair to the Rapunzel scheme, which uses human hair to make wigs for children who need them due to Alopecia caused by chemotherapy or other conditions. Carrie O’Reilly cut the lovely locks. She is a second year hairdressing student in GTI and

Tribute for Stephen

  This Dubculture tribute night is in memory of Stephen Concannon, former GTI student, talented music producer and good friend to many, who left this life last year. All proceeds to St Vincent de Paul.  

GTI wins CUFL Cup

        FAI College’s Bob Eustace Cup Final – Galway Technical Institute 3-0 Waterford IT A man of the match performance from striker Andrew Connolly helped Galway Technical Institute to a comfortable 3-0 win over the host college, Waterford IT ‘C’ side in the Bob Eustace Cup. The skillfull Galway boys managed by