Music Veterans and Newcomers Alike Reap at 2014 Grammy Awards

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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 […]

Rodney Ah You receives Ireland call-up

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  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 […]

GiGSoc Set to Launch Rainbow Week and 1st Ever Rainbow Ball

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GiGSoc [Gay in Galway Society] is delighted to host its second annual Rainbow Week, running from Monday 3 – Saturday 8 February. The week will consist of numerous events to promote LGBTQA presence on campus, culminating in our pinnacle event, NUI Galway’s first ever Rainbow Ball. Rainbow Week strives to express and celebrate the diversity […]

Suas Global Issues Course

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Sin caught up with Hanna Phelan from Suas to find out some information about an upcoming Global Issues Course which is starting up in NUI Galway on Tuesday 11 February.

IMRO Announces Awards Shortlist

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The Irish Music Rights Organisation, or IMRO have just announced the shortlist for their annual awards. “IMRO is a national organisation that administers the performing right in copyright music in Ireland on behalf of its members (who are songwriters, composers and music publishers) and on behalf of the songwriters, composers and music publishers of the […]

Potterfest Comes to Galway

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Muggles who never received their long-awaited Hogwarts letter can thank NUI Galway’s Potter Soc for bringing the legendary School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to Galway City. NUI Galway will host Ireland’s only Harry Potter Convention which will take place over three days from 31 January to 2 February in the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway. Over […]

Fiction – The Bridge

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The Bridge   He slid two twenty euro notes across the table. “That’s all we have left,” he said, but that didn’t stop her when she reached for them. That could easily be a lie, but Mabel didn’t think so. It had been hard living these last few months, and most caches of savings were […]

Bright Eyes Frontman Accused of Rape

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In a recent post in the comment section of feminist website xojane.com Bright Eyes front man, Conor Oberst, has been accused of raping a 16 year old fan ten years ago when Oberst was 23. The accusation was made by an anonymous poster who later deleted her comment which claimed that her English teacher at […]