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St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

So with us all having to celebrate St. Patrick’s day at home this year, why not try out this Irish stew?Just what we need to lift the spirits in these though times. Enjoy Patricks day everyone. 1kg diced stewing lamb well trimmed 4 carrots, chopped 1 large onion, chopped ½ large turnip, chopped 6 large potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 sticks celery, peeled and chopped 1 leek, finely sliced Salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons of wholegrain mustard 1 litre…

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Improve Your Moves

Improve Your Moves

How to include more movement into your daily life By the Well Crew How much do you a move a day? As students, we can be quiet sedentary with long days in lectures and may struggle to get our recommended 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise a day completed five days a week. Physical activity is essential to improve our strength, energy, sleep, mood, weight maintenance and flexibility to name a few benefits. Physical activities are needed to benefit our…

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Fight those January blues with these healthy cues

Fight those January blues with these healthy cues

Following a hectic and fun festive season, many people feel the need to commit to a series of new year’s resolutions regarding their lifestyle, as January signifies a new year and new semester. Huge lifestyle overhauls in relation to diet and exercise in the first few weeks following Christmas may add to these aptly called ‘January blues’. However, instead of completely changing your diet and paying a lot of money for various exercise classes, which realistically cannot be kept up…

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Tis’ the Season to be Jolly

Tis’ the Season to be Jolly

Tis the season to be jolly is a line from the popular Pentatonix Christmas carol ‘Deck the Halls’ that some take to heart when it comes to alcohol consumption over the festive period.  We all know that alcohol is harmful to our health and its over- consumption is associated with many health problems from the increased risk of heart and liver disease to name a few. Excessive alcohol consumption can cause other problems for students however such as, missing lectures,…

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Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!

Hello all and congratulations, you’ve made it through week two! If you’re sticking around Galway this weekend and looking for something fun and inexpensive to get out and do, you’ve come to the right place! There is always so much going on in Galway and if you’re like me, somehow you always just miss it because you were misinformed. One website I love to check regularly for current and upcoming events in the area so I don’t end up missing…

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New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Don’t let people tell you that you can’t have New Years Resolutions. Yes, a lot of resolutions are not always completed… I told myself in 2018 that I would end the year with a driving licence, and yet, here I am, trundling back home in a bus every weekend. This does not undermine the other resolutions I have completed since last year. Being able to squat over my own weight was one of my personal favourite achievements. And yet, how…

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Meals on a budget

Meals on a budget

        Today I decided to have a look at what special offers are out there in the local supermarkets at the moment, It can be a great way to stretch your budget and keep your meals interesting at the same time. Here is a list of stores in Galway that provide special offers with links for you to browse their offers. Centra: Centra have a number of cereals on offer at the moment at half price as…

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Socs Fair

Socs Fair

Next Tuesday (22nd of January 2019) is a great opportunity to meet and chat with members of all different Societies. There will also be a poster sale in the foyer of Aras na Mac Leinn.

DE-STRESS THE STRESS

DE-STRESS THE STRESS

We’ve reached the time of year where the looming thought of exams are going to take up 50% of our thought process, while the other 50% is made up of a mix of studying and whether you should be going out! Exam timetables were posted on 15th November (if you haven’t checked your timetable, I’m trying to remind you, cough! cough!). Here are a few tips I’ve found to be useful in my previous experience:  Have structure: As it is to be…

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Study Snack Hack

Study Snack Hack

It’s that time of the year again; we are finally into our last week of classes for the fall semester. The Christmas market in town is proof that all the fun things going on surrounding the holiday season are so close and I’m sure we all can hardly wait, but one huge thing stands between us and a Christmas ham: exams! I understand, as a student, just how stressful and exhausting this time leading up to our exams can be….

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