A huge week coming up for UCC. The hurlers will take on Mary Immaculate College in the Fitzgibbon Cup showdown on Saturday in Waterford IT, but first is the Sigerson Cup decider against St Mary’s University College, Belfast in Parnell Park on Wednesday (7.30pm).
Padraig Lenihan lectures in history at the National University of Ireland Galway, and will be one of the contributors to the special Talking History show live from Galway on Sunday at 7pm on Newstalk. Before his academic career, Lenihan was in the army where he attained the rank of captain.
Young people’s ambivalence towards what constitutes sexual consent when alcohol is involved is captured in new research which shows that while the majority of college students (86%) agree that alcohol impacts on the ability to give consent, more than a third (37%) feel that a woman can still give consent after drinking heavily.
Traveller children and children who have English as their second language are less likely to be “school ready”, according to new research which also argues that more supports are needed to help better prepare children for the start of primary education.
A leading US academic is to address aspiring entrepreneurs in NUI Galway as part of a week-long series of events at the newly established Atlantic Centre for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development.