Author Archives: Leigh Ashmore

NUIG students smash homophobia on campus

The week of a college referendum on whether or not the Students' Union should support gay marriage has seen hundreds of NUI Galway students take a stand against anti-LGBTQ bigotry and fear-mongering. Last Wednesday, hundreds of students crowded around an anti-gay marriage stall set up on the main campus canteen, standing there for hours and showing the homophobic campaigners behind the display that they weren't welcome in the college.

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Free Margaretta D’Arcy

Galway anti-war activist Margaretta D'Arcy was shamefully jailed earlier this month for protesting the U.S. military's use of Shannon Airport and its violent reign of terror across the globe.

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