By Olivia Hanna It has been announced that the Galway Atlantaquaria is finally set to become home to a huddle of penguins. The Atlantaquaria submitted a planning application last month to Galway City Council for a ‘purpose built Penguinarium’ that includes a penguin pool and beach area, viewing areas and seating for guests. The proposed site is the Fáilte Ireland … [Read more...] about Galway set to get ‘flocked’
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
By Martha Brennan The USI are encouraging women to take the lead this month, by organising a national seminar aimed at empowering females to take on student leadership roles. The USI, or the Union of Students in Ireland, is the national representative body for the country’s Students’ Unions, representing over 370,000 students nationwide. The ‘Women in Leadership’ … [Read more...] about Women to take the lead in USI seminar this month
By Olivia Hanna Plastic pollution is a growing epidemic and many conscious individuals are taking steps to cut down on their environmental impacts by using reusable water bottles. But when the bottle has run dry, it becomes redundant. There aren’t many, if any, places in Galway City to refill those reusable bottles, forcing a sad return to plastic. This may change in … [Read more...] about Will free public water be flowing through Galway?
By Áine Kenny The last Students' Union Council of 2018 took place in the Kirwan Theatre on Monday 27 November. The council was well attended, boasting a three quarters full lecture hall. Sabrina Vaughan, SU Council Chairperson, chaired the event. The meeting began with a three-minute survey involving post it notes. Attendees were asked to write down one good thing … [Read more...] about Sustainability, direct provision and a new library top priorities at SU Council