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AIT Students Union this week announced their charity partners for their annual Raise and Give (RAG) week. All funds raised during this week will be split evenly between the AIT Student Hardship Fund and Console, the National Suicide Charity.
This year the AIT Students Union placed major focus on four very worthy charities as part of the annual RAG (Raise and Give) Week. The charities that were chosen to benefit were the AIT Hardship Fund, the Midlands Simon Community, South Westmeath Hospice, and Special Olympics Ireland.
This week the unofficial Rag Week celebrations kicked off prompting both GMIT and NUI Galway students’ unions to reiterate their opposition to the events.
Two AIT students are attempting to reach ‘32 in 24’ as part of RAG Week 2014’s fundraising drive.
Concerns that the riotous scenes of previous years could be repeated, or even surpassed, have abated somewhat after Galway gardai confirmed the majority of students taking part in this year’s ‘unofficial’ Rag Week celebrations have been behaving themselves.
The students of Galway are currently drinking their way through the traditional, if unofficial, Rag Week.
NUI Galway Students’ Union set a trio of unique charity challenges for students this year, taking their inspiration from the elements with the Earth, Wind and Fire Charity Challenge. More than 200 students rose to this challenge raising around €21,600 for charity in the process.
Local businessman Frank Byrnes is taking on his biggest challenge by running the Connemara Ultra Marathon which takes place this weekend.
The negative publicity and antisocial behaviour indulged in by a minority of students have led to the NUI Galway Students’ Union decision to cancel Rag Week next spring.