Category: OPINION

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Opinion: My role is to rally lads to support women in their struggles

Opinion: My role is to rally lads to support women in their struggles

International Women's Day dates back to 1910 when the International Socialist Women’s Conference named today as the day they'd protest. This time last year we filled Eyre Square an ...
Why Galway Daily stands with buskers against proposed bylaws

Why Galway Daily stands with buskers against proposed bylaws

The Galway Daily editorial staff has decided to take a stand against the busking bylaws proposed by Galway City Council. To be clear, we are not opposed to regul ...
A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

As the nurses stage the third day of strike action for better pay and working conditions, one patient, who had her surgery cancelled on Tuesday, has written a letter saying the nur ...
Met Éireann must end its ridiculous partition of Ireland on weather maps

Met Éireann must end its ridiculous partition of Ireland on weather maps

A no-deal Brexit is looking more likely than ever as the end of March finally comes into view. And during the final countdown over the next two months, issues around the Irish b ...
Why Galway’s public transport should be free

Why Galway’s public transport should be free

Imagine a Galway where there are no traffic tangles around schools because all the kids are taking the bus to school, if they aren’t cycling or walking, safe from traffic. Imagi ...
Maximise your time at the gym

Maximise your time at the gym

Life can be busy, and it can be hard to find the time to hit the gym once or twice a week. One of my favourite mottos is 'train smarter, not harder'. So I have compiled a list to h ...
GAA – Opinion: Rush to Complete County Junior 1 Hurling 

GAA – Opinion: Rush to Complete County Junior 1 Hurling 

The 2018 County Junior 1 Hurling Final will take place next Monday (29th October) even though the two finalists aren’t confirmed yet.  Micheal Breathnach will take on Ballinaslo ...
DARREN’S DIARY: Connacht Shooting for the Stars 

DARREN’S DIARY: Connacht Shooting for the Stars 

What a great week it was to be a Connacht Rugby supporter and the excitement will only build ahead of the return to European Rugby this weekend.  Ulster were defeated in Belfast ...
Are Irish sentencing laws too lenient?

Are Irish sentencing laws too lenient?

As September approaches and the courts get set to grind back into action, Galway Daily takes a hard look at the Irish penal system. A middle-aged man serves no jail time for ass ...
Why we got an NUIG journalism refund

Why we got an NUIG journalism refund

NUI Galway once again finds itself in the spotlight as a new controversy - over fees refunded to its undergraduate and graduate journalism courses - came to light in two recent Iri ...
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