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  • Career Advice: Networking for Students

    For many, networking can sound intimidating. Students especially, can often see it as something reserved for the older generation of business people, who attend conferences and other professional events. However the sooner you start your networking, the better, as it is an integral part to building a successful career. In business, it is all about… [Read more...]

    Career Advice: Networking for Students
  • Review: A Skull in Connemara

    No other region of Ireland perfectly encapsulates Irish identity and culture more than Connemara. In the past, films such as The Quiet Man have portrayed this cultural landscape as an idyllic paradise with endless green fields filled with grazing livestock and charming thatched cottages complete with native-speaking inhabitants. With A Skull in Connemara, playwright Martin McDonagh presents a… [Read more...]

    Review: A Skull in Connemara
  • GTI place live models in Brown Thomas Windows

    The GTI Fashion Fiesta held the ‘Live Windows’ display in Brown Thomas on 1 April. The event marked the beginning of the big event, including the catwalk down Shop Street and the Fashion Show lead by leading Irish Designer Laura Jayne Halton. The theme this year was ‘A Beautiful Nightmare’. There was a wonderful display… [Read more...]

    GTI place live models in Brown Thomas Windows
  • Prose ‘Knitting’

    Knitting Wool is bought in a shop. It’s white and soft. It’s going to become a cardigan for a little girl to wear on her Holy Communion day. Two large balls are bought and a pattern chosen. They are paid for and carried home in a brown paper bag, placed inside a little shopping bag… [Read more...]

    Prose ‘Knitting’
  • Music Veterans and Newcomers Alike Reap at 2014 Grammy Awards

    Sunday night’s 56th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles – the U.S.A.’s biggest night for the music world – was a celebration of music and dance under the motto of ‘Love and Acceptance’. Old stars and a few newcomers were honoured and a surprise mass wedding took place during the ceremony presented by Cyndi… [Read more...]

    Music Veterans and Newcomers Alike Reap at 2014 Grammy Awards

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The Fangirl Phenomena: Unhealthy obsessions or just teenage infatuations?

Fangirl groups seem to be taking over the world. Jenna Hodgins questions the sanity of their behaviour and discusses the actions of certain fangroups…

News

New Programme Seeks Projects with Social and Environmental Impacts in Ireland

Celestial Green Ventures, an environmental conservation company based in Ireland, is pleased to announce the launch of their Social Funding Programme, aimed at helping small projects and start-ups all over the Republic of Ireland make a difference in their communities. Although their primary concern is the protection of the Amazon and sustainable development for the [...]

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Career Advice: Networking for Students

For many, networking can sound intimidating. Students especially, can often see it as something reserved for the older generation of business people, who attend conferences and other professional events. However the sooner you start your networking, the better, as it is an integral part to building a successful career. In business, it is all about [...]

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Review: A Skull in Connemara

No other region of Ireland perfectly encapsulates Irish identity and culture more than Connemara. In the past, films such as The Quiet Man have portrayed this cultural landscape as an idyllic paradise with endless green fields filled with grazing livestock and charming thatched cottages complete with native-speaking inhabitants. With A Skull in Connemara, playwright Martin McDonagh presents a [...]

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Seamus Heaney: A Month’s Mind

A month after the death of Seamus Heaney, Karen McDonnell reflects on his life and death…

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Student nurses to march on HSE headquarters

On Thursday 6 March student nurses and midwives from around the country will take part in a protest march at Dr Steevens hospital in Dublin, headquarters of the HSE.  The protest is primarily related to pay rates for student nurse interns. Students’ Union President Sean Kearns is encouraging everyone to get involved; “As a student [...]

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GTI place live models in Brown Thomas Windows

The GTI Fashion Fiesta held the ‘Live Windows’ display in Brown Thomas on 1 April. The event marked the beginning of the big event, including the catwalk down Shop Street and the Fashion Show lead by leading Irish Designer Laura Jayne Halton. The theme this year was ‘A Beautiful Nightmare’. There was a wonderful display [...]

Sports

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Rodney Ah You receives Ireland call-up

  Not many would have predicted that when Joe Schmidt announced his extended 44 – man squad to train ahead of the upcoming Six Nations that one Rodney Ah You would be among the names selected.   The Christchurch native was the surprise inclusion to the Irish set-up, but hard-work and determination are seemingly paying [...]

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Career Advice: Networking for Students

For many, networking can sound intimidating. Students especially, can often see it as something reserved for the older generation of business people, who attend conferences and other professional events. However the sooner you start your networking, the better, as it is an integral part to building a successful career. In … [Read More...]

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Review: A Skull in Connemara

No other region of Ireland perfectly encapsulates Irish identity and culture more than Connemara. In the past, films such as The Quiet Man have portrayed this cultural landscape as an idyllic paradise with endless green fields filled with grazing livestock and charming thatched cottages complete with native-speaking … [Read More...]

New Programme Seeks Projects with Social and Environmental Impacts in Ireland

Celestial Green Ventures, an environmental conservation company based in Ireland, is pleased to announce the launch of their Social Funding Programme, aimed at helping small projects and start-ups all over the Republic of Ireland make a difference in their communities. Although their primary concern is the protection of the … [Read More...]

Photo by Anne Jennings

GTI place live models in Brown Thomas Windows

The GTI Fashion Fiesta held the ‘Live Windows’ display in Brown Thomas on 1 April. The event marked the beginning of the big event, including the catwalk down Shop Street and the Fashion Show lead by leading Irish Designer Laura Jayne Halton. The theme this year was ‘A Beautiful Nightmare’. There was a wonderful … [Read More...]

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New Spanish Classes Starting Soon

The spring term at The Spanish Institute starts on the 29th of this month and will offer a variety of Spanish classes for beginner, improver, intermediate, and advanced levels. There are also courses available to children and teenagers including specialised courses for Junior and Leaving Certificate Spanish. The new schedule … [Read More...]

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The Unsocial Social Networking

The winner of this year's Academic Writing Competition is Niamh Clarke. Her winning piece was published in issue 12 of Sin, but it only seemed fitting that it was published online too. … [Read More...]

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Prose ‘Knitting’

Knitting Wool is bought in a shop. It’s white and soft. It’s going to become a cardigan for a little girl to wear on her Holy Communion day. Two large balls are bought and a pattern chosen. They are paid for and carried home in a brown paper bag, placed inside a little shopping bag that rolls along its wheels behind … [Read More...]