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  • Are the Scots going to go it alone?

    Even up until early August, it seemed that the Pro-Unionist ‘Better Together’ Campaign (a cross-political grouping including the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats) had it all wrapped up.

    Are the Scots going to go it alone?
  • Galway International Arts Festival: Mark Geary to play Monroe’s Live

    The Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) is well underway, with big acts such as The National and Imelda May having already performed in the Festival Big Top, and several other artists preparing to wow Galway City in the coming week.

    Galway International Arts Festival: Mark Geary to play Monroe’s Live
  • Yellow Brick Road: Procrastination Station

    It’s procrastination time again, as Hazel Doyle discusses in her latest ‘Yellow Brick Road’ column…

    Yellow Brick Road: Procrastination Station
  • This Week’s Debate: Should Cannabis be legalised?

    Roscommon TD Luke Ming Flanagan recently put forward a motion to legalise Cannabis. The motion was defeated by 111 to eight last week. In this week’s debate we discuss whether Cannabis should be legalised…

    This Week’s Debate: Should Cannabis be legalised?
  • Teach, Coach, Learn

    Suas are looking for teams of volunteers to get involved next summer. Here on Sin.ie we have all the details of their excellent Volunteering Programme…

    Teach, Coach, Learn

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Mark Geary will play at Monroe' Live on Friday 25 July as part of the Galway International Arts Festival. Photo: Sioux Nesi

Galway International Arts Festival: Mark Geary to play Monroe’s Live

The Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) is well underway, with big acts such as The National and Imelda May having already performed in the Festival Big Top, and several other artists preparing to wow Galway City in the coming week.

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FBI investigate claims that McKayla Maroney was underage in alleged leaked photos

Investigators from the FBI are now exploring allegations that one of the victims of the now infamous ‘August iCloud Hacking’, US Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, was under the age of 18 in some of the alleged images of her that were leaked to the internet.

Features

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A South Leitrim perspective on the Roscommon-South Leitrim Bye-Election

On 10 October, those of us who are ‘lucky’ enough to hail from Roscommon or the South of Leitrim (assuming that they are over 18 and registered) will get the chance to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming bye-election to fill the empty Dáil seat left by Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan after he waltzed off [...]

Entertainment

Mark Geary will play at Monroe' Live on Friday 25 July as part of the Galway International Arts Festival. Photo: Sioux Nesi

Galway International Arts Festival: Mark Geary to play Monroe’s Live

The Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) is well underway, with big acts such as The National and Imelda May having already performed in the Festival Big Top, and several other artists preparing to wow Galway City in the coming week.

Today’s Highlight

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Career Advice: Targeting Employers and Companies for Jobs

Sometimes when looking through the job pages and websites, there is nothing that appeals to your career ambitions. You know your dream job is out there, but it’s not showing up in the listings. So what do you do?

Campus

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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.

Lifestyle

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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.

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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FBI investigate claims that McKayla Maroney was underage in alleged leaked photos

Investigators from the FBI are now exploring allegations that one of the victims of the now infamous ‘August iCloud Hacking’, US Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, was under the age of 18 in some of the alleged images of her that were leaked to the internet. … [Read More...]

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A South Leitrim perspective on the Roscommon-South Leitrim Bye-Election

On 10 October, those of us who are 'lucky' enough to hail from Roscommon or the South of Leitrim (assuming that they are over 18 and registered) will get the chance to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming bye-election to fill the empty Dáil seat left by Luke 'Ming' Flanagan after he waltzed off to Europe last May. … [Read More...]

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Are the Scots going to go it alone?

Even up until early August, it seemed that the Pro-Unionist 'Better Together' Campaign (a cross-political grouping including the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats) had it all wrapped up. … [Read More...]

Mark Geary will play at Monroe' Live on Friday 25 July as part of the Galway International Arts Festival. Photo: Sioux Nesi

Galway International Arts Festival: Mark Geary to play Monroe’s Live

The Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) is well underway, with big acts such as The National and Imelda May having already performed in the Festival Big Top, and several other artists preparing to wow Galway City in the coming week. … [Read More...]

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Career Advice: Targeting Employers and Companies for Jobs

Sometimes when looking through the job pages and websites, there is nothing that appeals to your career ambitions. You know your dream job is out there, but it’s not showing up in the listings. So what do you do? … [Read More...]

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Career Advice: Increasing your Employability

You’re doing everything right; you have a good CV and cover letter and have sent them to all the right places, yet you feel your job search is faltering. There may not always be jobs to apply to or interviews to secure, so in the mean time, you are left with nothing but free time. It is crucial in your job search not to see … [Read More...]

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