The Galway Gamer: can Metal Gear Survive?

Metal Gear Survive

Surely it’s time to speak about the elephant in the room. We could continue to ignore how it has come barrelling through the far wall and is now not-so-stealthily hiding in the corner. It’s there in full view for all to see and sooner or later we’re just going to have to admit it; we’re […]

Emmys 2016: winners, losers and political bruisers

Newcomers rose to the top, but old favourites stole the limelight; the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards left no stone unturned as outspoken speeches made headlines of their own right. The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story (albeit a bit of a mouthful) dealt the biggest blow to the trophy-case, stealing five of the major […]

#FreeKesha: An update on the singer’s story

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The ongoing legal battle between singer Kesha and music producer Dr. Luke gained worldwide attention on 22 February when Kesha was denied an injunction to terminate her contract with said producer Luke Gottwald, and Sony, amid claims of sexual, emotional, verbal, and physical abuse.

Conscience of a King: An interview with Derbhle Crotty

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Still basking in her victory in the Best Actress category at the Irish Times Derbhle Crotty brings all the energy and life to her conversation that she does to the characters she portrays on stage.

No Man’s Sky release date announced

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After months of speculation, perhaps the most anticipated new PlayStation 4 title of 2016 has been given the release date of 21 June.

Virtual Reality: The evolution of gaming

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The announcement of the Oculus Rift’s shipping date early last month signals that the time of Virtual Reality (VR) gaming is upon us.

Kesha’s trial outcome a loss for victims of sexual abuse and workers’ rights

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On 19 February, Kesha Rose Sebert, better known by her stage name Ke$ha, lost her historic case against producer Dr Luke and record label Sony in the New York Supreme Court.

RocktoberFest to return to Monroe’s Live

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20 acts announced for the four-day event

The greatest works of Yeats in the west


Yeats and the West exhibition is open until December

Francis Cronin: From NUI Galway ‘Tent Boy’ to LA Star

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Former NUI Galway student talks to Sin about college, camping and comedy