By Cathriona M Coleman In July 2016, Galway was awarded the much - coveted title of European Capital of Culture 2020, beating off stiff competition from Limerick and the ‘Three Sisters’ cities: Kilkenny, Wexford and Waterford. The hard work paid off for all involved at the time, the city and county were in ecstasy with this news, but it was short - lived, things were … [Read more...] about Galway 2020 future looking bleak
By Darragh Nolan Just as the sun began to set on 2018 and Kevin Spacey had totally faded from the public eye, the disgraced actor re - emerged in truly bizarre fashion. Christmas Eve saw Spacey tweet for the first time in over a year with a video in which he seemingly denies the numerous sexual assault allegations made against him, in character as Frank Underwood from House … [Read more...] about No Mr Spacey, let me be frank
By Rachel Garvey As we welcome in the New Year of 2019, we also embrace our New Year's Resolutions with hesitant open arms. Semester two is also upon us and with that comes the commitment to study and work harder, but do we really? We always promise ourselves every year that we will stick to our New Year’s Resolutions but before we know it, we welcome our bad habits back … [Read more...] about Opinion: I promise, yeah right!
By Rachel Garvey Rebecca Grant, a student in second year Arts, was diagnosed with EDS back in July 2018 after suffering with health issues over the past eight years, SIN has learned. EDS is an abbreviation for Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, which is a rare genetic connective tissue disorder and is a result of faulty collagen. “Collagen is basically the glue that keeps our … [Read more...] about Support NUIG student Rebecca’s battle against EDS
By Cathriona M Coleman On 20 December 2018 Gatwick airport was brought to an abrupt standstill due to unconfirmed sightings of drones. A man and woman known locally were arrested over this incident, but have since being released without charge. When contacted by SIN about the incident, a spokesman from Sussex Police said, “I’m afraid we cannot help you at this time. This … [Read more...] about Gatwick Airport grounds to a halt