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March Events 2023

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March | Márta

Here’s some of what we have coming up this month – click the links for more info/sign up!

Wednesday 1st March

Seachtain na Gaeilge Starts

Irish Traveller Ethnicity Day

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

13:00-14:00 Seoladh Seachtain na Gaeilge sa Téatar Áras na Gaeilge le TradSoc

17:00 Part Time Officer Election Nominations Close

17:00-18:00 Climate Strike Poster Making in the Art Room

20:00-21:00 SU School of Drag starts

Thursday 2nd March

10:00-20:00 SU Full Time Officer Election Vote

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

14:00-15:00 Cluichí Pobail / Community Games –  College Park

Friday 3rd March

SU Full Time Officer Election Results

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

13:00 Friday’s for Future Climate Strike (meet outside Áras na Mac Léinn at 12:30)

Monday 6th March

13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint – Foireann agus Mic Léinn i Caifé na Gaeilge

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

17:00-18:00 MMA For Self Defence Course Starts FULLY BOOKED

18:00 Gaeilge 101 | Irish 101 – Suitable for total beginners who want to learn a few words of Irish in AC201. Ticéidí|Tickets

19:00-20:30 Societies Forum in AC201

Tuesday 7th March

Blood Donation Clinic in Bailey Allen Hall with Sláinte Soc

10:00-13:00 Queercal Comhrá le BródSoc – Sa Hub

13:00-14:00 Ciorcal Amhránaíochta i Caifé na Gaeilge le TradSoc

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

18:30 Postgrad Speed Friending with Postgrad Research Society in the Corrib Room at Sult

Wednesday 8th March

Blood Donation Clinic in Bailey Allen Hall with Sláinte Soc

11:00 International Women’s Day Brunch in the Corrib Room at Sult. Get tickets HERE.

13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint d’Fhoghlaimeoirí i Caifé na Gaeilge

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

17:00-18:45 Climate Crew Meeting in the Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

18:00-19:00 An Dream Dearg i AC201 Ticéidí|Tickets

Thursday 9th March

10:00-20:00 SU Part Time Officer Election Vote

12:00 Semester 2 Exam Timetable Released

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

18:00-19:00 Ceardlann Gairmeacha le Conradh na Gaeilge i AC201 Ticéidí|Tickets

Friday 10th March

SU Part Time Officer Election Results

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Monday 13th March

Graduate Celebratory Event 2023 starts (to Thurs 16th March)

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

20:00 Céilí Craicéalta i Sult

Tuesday 14th March

09:00-15:00 Covid Vaccine Pop Up Clinic near Smokey’s Café. No appointment necessary.

13:00-14:00 Queercal Comhrá le BródSoc – An Hub

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

18:30 Gearrscannáin sa Pálás. Short films from diverse Irish directors featuring drama, documentary and comedy €5 Ticéidí|Tickets

18:30 Postgrad Movie Night with SU + Postgrad Research Society in the Dillon Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint – Foireann agus Mic Léinn i Caifé na Gaeilge

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

18:00-19:00 An Dream Dearg i AC201 Ticéidí|Tickets

19:30 Oíche Chultúir sa Téatar Áras na Gaeilge  Ticéidí|Tickets

Thursday 16th March

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Friday 17th March

St Patrick’s Day Bank Holiday

13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint d’Fhoghlaimeoirí i Caifé na Gaeilge

13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Monday 20th March

14:00-17:00 Clean Up of Terryland Forest Park with the SU Climate Crew. Meet at SU.

Tuesday 21st March

HPV Vaccine Pop Up Clinic near Smokey’s Café. Book appointment HERE.

Sin Issue 10 Out

13:00-13:45 CÉIM 10 Year Celebration at the Quad

Wednesday 22nd March

17:00-19:00 Climate Crew Meeting in Meeting Room 1 + 2 upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Thursday 23rd March

14:00-15:00 Work Abroad in America and Canada Info Session with USA Summer Camp in The Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Monday 27th March

Wellbeing Week Starts!

10:00 Lab Coat and Goggle Donation Drive starts at SU Office and SU Síbín (until Thurs 4th May)

11:00 Mooju Freebies at SU Office while stocks last!

12:00-13:00 Shine Dance Fitness Class in The Cube, Áras na Mac Léinn. €2 Book your space HERE.

13:00-14:00 Charity Rounders Match: SU Officers vs University Management Team on College Green

13:30-16:00 FREE Rapid HIV + Syphilis Testing with Sexual Health West in Meeting Room 1 + 2 upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. No appointment necessary.

18:00-20:00 Comhairle Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 6 + AGM in the Bailey Allen Hall. Sign up HERE.

18:30-19:30 Jigsaw 5 A Day for Mental Health Workshop Online. FREE Book your space HERE.

Tuesday 28th March

11:00 Free Tea/Coffee/Pastries at SU Síbín

12:30-13:30 Yoga, Tea + Chats in the View, Áras na Mac Léinn. €2 Book your space HERE.

Wednesday 29th March 

11:00 Free Tea/Coffee/Pastries at SU Síbín

11:00 Energise Freebies at SU Office while stocks last!

13:10-13:50 Lunchtime Walk with the SU! Meet at the SU Office.

Thursday 30th March

11:00 Free Tea/Coffee/Pastries at SU Síbín

13:10-13:50 Lunchtime Walk with the SU! Meet at the SU Office.

20:00 SU Drag Race at Sult. Get your €8 tickets HERE. All proceeds go to the SU Charities: Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Galway Simon Community

Friday 31st March

10:00 International Trans Day of Visibility – pick up your free pronoun badges from the SU while stocks last!

11:00-16:00 Whack Vintage Clothes Pop Up in the Cube downstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Teaching Ends

Seachtain na Gaeilge

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2023

Fáilte roimh chách! | Everyone is welcome!

Dé Céadaoin 1 Márta | Wednesday 1st March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 13:00-14:00 Seoladh Seachtain na Gaeilge sa Téatar Áras na Gaeilge le TradSoc
  • 18:30-19:30 Seoladh Chathrach do Seachtain na Gaeilge – Áras na nGael

Deardaoin 2 Márta | Thursday 2nd March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 14:00-15:00 Cluichí Pobail / Community Games – College Park
  • 20:00 Tráth na gCeist leis an gCumann Gaelach – Sult

Dé hAoine 3 Márta | Friday 3rd March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Dé Luain 6 Márta | Monday 6th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint – Foireann agus Mic Léinn i Caifé na Gaeilge
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 18:00 Gaeilge 101 | Irish 101 – Suitable for total beginners who want to learn a few words of Irish in AC201. Ticéidí|Tickets
  • 19:30 Ciorcal Comhrá leis an Scéim Cónaitheachta – Goldcrest Village Common Room

Dé Máirt 7 Márta | Tuesday 7th March

  • 10:00-13:00 Queercal Comhrá le BródSoc – Sa Hub
  • 13:00-14:00 Ciorcal Amhránaíochta i Caifé na Gaeilge le TradSoc
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Dé Céadaoin 8 Márta | Wednesday 8th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint d’Fhoghlaimeoirí i Caifé na Gaeilge
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 19:00-21:000 Gay-Lí (A Céilí but Gay!) i The Cube le Bród Soc
  • Bál na Gaeilge leis an gCumann Gaelach

Deardaoin 9 Márta | Thursday 9th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 18:00-19:00 Ceardlann Gairmeacha le Conradh na Gaeilge i AC201 Ticéidí|Tickets

Dé hAoine 10 Márta | Friday 10th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Dé Sathairn 11 Márta | Saturday 11th March 

  • 14:00 Corn Uí Chon Cheanainn – Áras na Gaeilge

Dé Luain 13 Márta | Monday 13th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 19:30 Ciorcal Comhrá leis an Scéim Cónaitheachta – Goldcrest Village Common Room
  • 20:00 Céilí Craicéalta i Sult

Dé Máirt 14 Márta | Tuesday 14th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Queercal Comhrá le BródSoc – An Hub
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 14:00-14:30 Gaeilge and it’s benefits in the working world – a bilingual event in AMB-G025 Training Room 1 from Ideas Lab with Gaillimh le Gaeilge. Ticéidí | Tickets
  • 15:00-16:00 Siúlóid Nádúrtha le SlugSoc – Ag bualadh ag Áras na Mac Léinn 
  • 19:00-20:15 Gearrscannáin sa Pálás. Short films from diverse Irish directors featuring drama, documentary and comedy €5 Ticéidí|Tickets
  • 19:30-21:30 Biongó le Mature Student Soc sa Corrib Room i Sult  – All levels of Gaeilge welcome
  • Pop-Up Gaeltacht le TradSoc sa Crane

Dé Céadaoin 15 Márta | Wednesday 15th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint – Foireann agus Mic Léinn i Caifé na Gaeilge
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM
  • 13:00-14:00 Cartlann Chonradh na Gaeilge agus na Meáin – Pléifear tionscnamh taighde faoi “Gníomhachas, teanga agus na meáin” – Téatar, Áras na Gaeilge
  • 18:00-19:00 An Dream Dearg i AC201 Ticéidí|Tickets
  • 19:30 Oíche Chultúir Ghaelach sa Téatar Áras na Gaeilge Ticéidí|Tickets

Deardaoin 16 Márta | Thursday 16th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Dé hAoine 17 Márta | Friday 17th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Caifé agus Caint d’Fhoghlaimeoirí i Caifé na Gaeilge
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaeilge ar Flirt FM

Tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó | More info from su.gaeilge@ollscoilnagaillimhe.ie

 

February Events 2023

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February | Feabhra

Here’s some of what we have coming up this month – click the links for more info/sign up!

Weds 1st Feb

Module Registration / Change of mind CLOSES where course permits it

St. Brigid’s Day

Mon 6th Feb

Bank Holiday!

Tues 7th Feb

Sin Issue 8 Out

Student Survey Opens

18:00  Canvassing Workshop and Election Information Session

Weds 8th Feb

17:00-18:00 Climate Crew Meeting in Large Acoustic Room

18:00 Education Forum

Mon 13th Feb

11:00-12:30 Galentine’s Day Prosecco + Pancake Brunch. SOLD OUT 

13:00-14:00 Active* Consent Workshop in Meeting Room 1 + 2. Limited FREE spaces book HERE.

Tues 14th Feb

09:00-15:30 Pop-Up Covid Vaccine Clinic on Concourse

11:00-13:00 Active* Consent Info Stand on Concourse

12:00-15:00 FREE Rapid HIV Testing and Syphilis Testing with Sexual Health West in Meeting Room 1 & 2. No appointment required.

14:00-15:00 The Shave Off

20:00 Groovy Tuesday Presents: Cody Currie. SOLD OUT

Weds 15th Feb

10:00 Full Time Officer Nominations Open

11:00-13:00 Active* Consent Info Stand on Concourse

19:30 Sex Toy Bingo at Sult SOLD OUT!

Thurs 16th Feb

10:00-14:00 Disclosure Training. In person Workshop with Galway Rape Crisis Centre in The View. Book HERE.

14:00-16:00 Digital Intimacy Workshop with UG FemSoc in Meeting Room 1&2 Áras na Mac Léinn. Book HERE.

Fri 17th Feb

14:30-16:00 Self Care Sesh – yoga, meditation, intention setting and more in The View. FULLY BOOKED.

17:00 Deadline to register for safeTALK training. Email joanna.brophy@universityofgalway.ie for info.

Mon 20th Feb

11:00-14:00 Talk To A TD

18:30 Postgrad Quiz Night in Corrib Room with Postgrad Research Society

Tues 21st Feb

Sin Issue 9 Out

18:00 College of Medicine, Nursing + Health Sciences Class Rep Meeting AC201

19:00 College of Business, Public Policy + Law Class Rep Meeting AC201

Weds 22nd Feb

10:00 Part Time Officer Nominations Open

17:00 Full Time Officer Nominations Close

17:00-19:00 Climate Crew Meeting in Meeting Room 1 + 2

18:00 College of Science + Engineering Class Rep Meeting AC201

19:00 College of Arts, Social Sciences + Celtic Studies Class Rep Meeting AC201

20:00 Take Me Out at Sult. SOLD OUT.

Thurs 23rd Feb

11:00 Avonmore Pro Oats Freebies at SU Office

18:00 Postgraduate Class Rep Council Meeting AC201

19:00 Comhairle na gColáistí AC201

Fri 24th Feb

09:30-13:00 safeTALK Training

17:00 Deadline to register for School of Drag

Sun 26th Feb

Deadline to register for Seanad Éireann Vote

Mon 27th Feb

Sin Election Special Out

Student Survey Closes

18:00 Comhairle Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 5 O’Flaherty Theatre

18:30 SU Pilates Course Starts Online 

Tues 28th Feb

SU Full Time Election Hustings

Consent Week

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Consent Week | An tSeachtain Toilithe

Monday 13th February | Dé Luain an 13 Feabhra

  • 11:00-12:30 Galentine’s Day Prosecco + Pancake Brunch. SOLD OUT 
  • 13:00-14:00 Active* Consent Workshop in Meeting Room 1 + 2. Limited FREE spaces book HERE.

Tuesday 14th February | Dé Máirt an 14 Feabhra

  • 11:00-13:00 Active* Consent Info Stand on Concourse
  • 12:00-15:00 FREE Rapid HIV Testing + Syphilis Testing with Sexual Health West in Meeting Room 1 & 2. No appointment required.

Wednesday 15th February | Dé Céadaoin an 15 Feabhra

  • 11:00-13:00 Active* Consent Info Stand on Concourse
  • 19:30 Sex Toy Bingo at Sult | Biongó Bréagán Gnéis i Sult. SOLD OUT

Thursday 16th February | Déardaoin an 16 Feabhra

  • 10:00-14:00 Disclosure Training | Oiliúint Nochta – In person Workshop with Galway Rape Crisis Centre. FULLY BOOKED
  • 14:00-16:00 Digital Intimacy Workshop with UG FemSoc in Meeting Room 1&2 Áras na Mac Léinn. Limited free spaces. Register HERE.

Friday 17th February | Dé hAoine an 17 Feabhra

  • 14:30-16:00 Self Care Sesh – yoga, meditation, intention setting and more in The View. FULLY BOOKED 

ALL WEEK | An tseachtain ar fad

  • Guess How Many Condoms are in the Jar | Tomhais Cá Mhéad Coincíní atá sa Chrúsca
  • Get FREE condoms, lube and period packs from the SU Office + SU Síbín (while stocks last)
  • Book your FREE STI Test with the Student Health Unit on 091 494 337
  • Order your free at home STI Test (if you have no symptoms) athttp://sh24.ie

More information from | Tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó su.welfare@universityofgalway.ie

The Shave Off

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The Shave Off | An Babhta Bearrtha
The Shave Off is taking place 2pm Tuesday 14th of February at Sult to raise funds for the SU Charities Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Galway Simon Community! 
Our brave Shave Off Volunteers and their donation links are:
Please give what you can!
If you still want to sign up for the Shave Off it’s not too late! Just email studentsunion@nuigalway.ie
We will have a prize for our top fundraiser!

Refreshers Fair

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Refreshers Fair | Aonach na nAth-Fhreisear

11:00-15:00 Tuesday 31st of January | Dé Máirt 31 Eanair 2023 Áras na Mac Léinn

  • Freebies
  • Giveaways
  • Exhibitors include: Claddagh Credit Union, Kingfisher Gym, Matt O’Flaherty’s Chemist, Pálás Cinema, USA Summer Camp, USIT, Big O Taxis, Lidl Galway, Active* Consent and ALIVE Student Volunteering.
  • J1 Information Talk at 2pm in The View from USIT
  • Food Stalls from Ember Firehouse and Juice Genie
  • Second Hand Clothes Sale with Galway Simon Community and NCBI
  • Music from Flirt FM

Take Me Out

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Take Me Out 

Take Me Out is back 8pm Wednesday 22nd of February at Sult!

This event is a chance to maybe find some romance and definitely have the craic all while raising fund for the SU Charities: Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Galway Simon Community.

Want to take part? Contestant applications close 5pm Friday 20th of January. Apply online HERE. 

Limited audience tickets €5 + booking fee on sale HERE soon!

International Student Orientation

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Free Welcome Events for International Students

Spaces limited. Book on Eventbrite HERE

 

Wednesday 4th January

12:00 + 14:00 Campus Tours meet in Foyer of Áras na Mac Léinn

18:00-21:00 Movie Night in O’Flaherty Theatre

 

Thursday 5th January

14:00 + 15:00 Campus Tours meet in Foyer of Áras na Mac Léinn

19:00-20:00 Speed Friending at Sult

21:00-Late Arriba Latin American night at Sult

 

Friday 6th January

12:00 + 14:00 + 15:00 Campus Tours meet in Foyer of Áras na Mac Léinn

20:00-Late Karaoke at Sult

 

Saturday 7th January

14:00-17:00 Scavenger Hunt meet in Foyer of Áras na Mac Léinn

18:00-20:00 Pub Quiz at Sult

 

Sunday 8th January

12:00 + 14:00 Galway City Walking Tours meet in Foyer of Áras na Mac Léinn

18:00-20:00 Board games evening in the Hub

 

Spaces limited. Book on Eventbrite HERE

Christmas Holiday Arrangements

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Christmas Holiday Arrangements 2022

University of Galway semester 1 teaching and exams ends on Fri 16th Dec 2022.

Semester 2 Teaching starts on Mon 9th of Jan 2023.

Academic Dates for the rest of 2022/23 are available HERE.

  • The Students’ Union Office will close 5pm Weds 21st Dec and reopen 10am Mon 9th Jan.
  • The SU Cloakroom will close at 7pm on Fri 16th Dec and reopen 9am Mon 9th Jan.
  • The SU Síbín will close at 5pm on Fri 16th Dec and reopen 9am Mon 9th Jan.
  • Sult will close 6pm Weds 21st Dec and reopen 8.30am Weds 4th Jan.
  • The SU Shop will close Weds 21st Dec and reopen Weds 4th Jan.
  • Smokey’s Café will close on Fri 16th Dec and reopen Weds 4th Jan.
  • The James Hardiman Library will close at 5.30pm Fri 23rd Dec and reopen 8.30am Weds 4th Jan.
  • The Reading Room will be open 19th – 23rd December: 07:00 – 02:30, 24th December: 07:00 – midnight,  25th + 26th December: Closed,  27th – 31st December: 7:00 – midnight, 1st + 2nd January 2023: Closed
  • The Student Health Unit will close 4.30pm Tues 20th Dec and will reopen 9.30am Thurs 5th Jan. For urgent/emergency medical issues during this time please go to their website for services which are available – please note there is a charge for these services.
  • Sin Newspaper will be back with a new issue on Tues 24th of Jan.
  • Flirt FM are closed/running repeats from Sun 18th Dec until Mon 16th Jan. The studios are bookable by request to info@flirtfm.ie
  • The Socsbox and Hub Office/Kitchen will be closed from Sat 17th Dec and reopen Mon 9th Jan. The common area to the Hub will still be open access with the exception of Christmas Day as the building will be closed.
  • The Chaplaincy will be open as a social space 10am-6pm throughout the holidays and they will have refreshments, Christmas Movies and board games 10am-6pm Christmas Day + New Year’s Day – all welcome.

Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain Faoi Mhaise ó Oifigigh agus ó Fhoireann Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

We hope you all have a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

See you all in 2023!

Macalla – Irisleabhar

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Macalla – Irisleabhar

Táimid ag cur fáilte roimh iontrálacha don irisleabhar “Macalla”.

Tá fáilte roimh ábhar den sórt seo: Filíocht, griangrafadóireacht, gearrscéalta, ailt tuairimíochta, ealaín, léirmheasanna agus aon sórt ealaíne a bheadh suim agat ann.

Tá fáilte roimh iontrálacha ó mhic léinn agus foireann na hollscoile.

An spriocdháta atá ann ná Dé hAoine 20 Eanair ag 5in.

Cuirigí iontrálacha chuig su.gaeilge@ollscoilnagaillimhe.ie