NUI Galway Honour Leaving Certificate Excellence

NUI Galway recently celebrated the success of a select group of first-year students with a special ceremony recognising the high points they achieved in their Leaving Certificate examinations. As part of the University’s annual Excellence Scholarships 60 students received €1,500 each. Each year the Excellence Scholarships are given to new NUI Galway entrants who got…

Dozen Point Loss for Cork Hurlers

  Allianz National Hurling League: Tipperary 2-27 Cork 2-15 All the good work of last week’s encouraging performance against Kilkenny was undone as Cork succumbed to a heavy defeat from Tipperary in Thurles today. A twelve-point loss putting the Leesiders back to square one as they prepare to face Galway in a relegation play-off to…

Déjà-vu as neighbours prepare to renew intense rivalry

Stephen Barry fter a 2013 championship which was heralded as the start of a newly egalitarian era for hurling, this year’s incarnation has reverted to type with a pairing no less traditional than Tipperary and Kilkenny set to face off once again for All-Ireland glory. Clare may have broken Kilkenny, Cork and Tipperary’s collective stranglehold…