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 AIDS West is hosting a concert for World AIDS day. The concert will take place in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church at 8pm on Sunday 2 December. Cois Cladaigh and Bel Canto will be performing at the event. The concert is open to all and admission is free. This year’s theme for World AIDS Day, which will be marking its 30th anniversary on 1 December, … [Read more...] about AIDS West to host concert for World AIDS Day
By Gary Elbert I stood outside GMIT umbrella in one hand phone in the other. It was a wet miserable autumn Galway afternoon, the rain attacking from all sides, flanked and buttressed by a cutting Atlantic wind. Suddenly a verbal altercation took place, through the passenger windows of passing cars. One car ‘parked’ in the bus lane metres away from the … [Read more...] about Opinion: City Brawl
By Daniel Brennan This year, Galway city’s traditional Continental Christmas Market has been added to, with brand new lights and projections being displayed across the city, as well the addition of a brand new event for opening night, the ‘Light Up Galway’ parade. The ‘Light Up Galway’ event was held alongside the Christmas market’s opening last Friday the 16 of November. … [Read more...] about New Christmas parade and light installations added to Christmas Market opening
By Cathriona M Coleman A recent survey published in the Connacht Tribune shows that 1 in 3 students are commuting to college in Galway. The survey was carried out with students of NUI Galway and Galway - Mayo Institute of Technology. According to the survey, roughly 31 per cent of students are commuting to college in Galway this year. SIN spoke with a number of … [Read more...] about 1 in 3 Galway students commuting to college this year