By Sadhbh Hendrick Is fearr Gaeilge briste or nó? Apparently nó, as it was revealed this week that Irish broadcaster TG4 has seen a massive decrease in its ratings over the past year. The publicly-funded Irish language channel has said it’s “extremely disappointed” in a drop in viewing figures. Its annual report showed its average all-day share fell by 5.9% to … [Read more...] about TG4 Suffer Yet Another Ratings Drop
By Anastasia Burton In this issue of ‘Campus Cairde’ SIN has interviewed our favourite station manager Paula Healy at Flirt FM. Paula looks after the radio station and trains new volunteers each year. Paula is also responsible for social media and communication with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, “I make sure that everybody keeps doing shows”, as she simply puts … [Read more...] about Campus Cairde: Paula Healy
By Rachel Garvey Recently, Galway has suffered a loss of one of its most iconic nightclubs, which has been welcoming in young students for the past nine years. For nearly a decade, Carbon has created unbreakable bonds among the employees that have worked there as promoters, bouncers and bar staff and unforgettable memories that will forever be remembered by Galway residents … [Read more...] about Farewell Carbon!
By Roisin Mc Manus Moving to college, while having many wonderful advantages, can cause some difficulties in the process. The cost alone unfortunately turns many young people away from the various opportunities a third-level education can give us. There are so many costs included in being a college student, that it can be quite overwhelming, particularly for incoming … [Read more...] about Work vs College
By Mark Lynch Aoife Hughes, Lorraine Flaherty and Gemma Lynch were chosen to take part in volunteering projects in different parts of the world for 2 months, as part of EIL Explore, through the ALIVE programme here at NUI Galway. EIL is an Irish non-profit organisation that provides study abroad, language training, community service and other educational and cultural … [Read more...] about Three NUI Galway students chosen to volunteer abroad in EIL scholarship