Christmas had to come a little early for Gary Hurley this week as the National University of Ireland, Maynooth golfer got his yuletide celebrations done in good time for a dash across the Atlantic and a prestigious date with some of the amateur game’s leading lights.
FREE Education for Everyone, with the inapt acronym FEE, organised up to 1,000 student signatures in protest against the appointment of former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern as a visiting professor at NUI Maynooth (NUIM). They called on the college authorities to suspend the appointment, at least until after the publication of the Mahon tribunal report.
PENALTY shoot-out secures Irish soccer victory! No, it’s not an archive headline after Packie Bonner’s famous save against Romania in Genoa, but rather the story of an Irish team whose robots did the business to become the world’s best in China last week.