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The Student Law Society of NUI Galway will mark the society’s 100th anniversary with a series of virtual events featuring some of the most respected legal minds in Ireland.
Professor Donncha O’Connell of the School of Law, NUI Galway has been appointed by the Government to an independent expert group to review the Offences Against the State Acts.
In its recent publication, Wastewater Treatment in Galway, An Taisce reminded us that until the wastewater treatment plant on Mutton Island came into operation in 2004, this city had historically allowed 6,000,000 litres of untreated raw sewage a day to flow out into Galway Bay, a Special Area of Conservation.
Chief Justice Dr Mathilda Twomey, who has recently been appointed Adjunct Professor at NUI Galway’s School of Law, has been awarded the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights. Chief Justice Twomey is one of 15 people to receive this prestigious annual award which marks Human Rights Day and recognises the efforts of all those who work endlessly to advance the causes of human rights and the rule of law.
The campaign between Joe Biden and Donald Trump gets into full swing this week. By the time this column is printed, there will have been the first debate, which is on Tuesday night or should I say Wednesday morning at 2am, between the two candidates: Biden for the Democrats and Trump for the Republican Party. I would love to see the debate as it happens, but I know I would fall asleep.
Could light rail be about to take a step closer to becoming a reality in Galway? Hopes were building among supporters this week following An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, saying the Government would not be opposed to carrying out a feasibility study on the issue.
Hands up all of you who remember the 1980s Save Galway Bay Group and what they were set up to do? If you thought it was the name for the latest pop sensation you are possibly a young Gossoon who would not be much interested in reading any further.
The best and the brightest, apparently, were at the golf get together. ‘Astute’, ‘shrewd’, ‘clever’ are words recipients of college degrees might use to describe the persons in attendance. ‘Wide’ and ‘slick’ are words you might hear in more working-class areas to describe the same people.
Public anger at the decision to proceed with a golf society dinner in breach of public health guidelines in Clifden is showing no sign of abating a week after the event.
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on Mayo employers to think about how they can make access to job recruitment and workplaces across the county fairer for people with disabilities.