By Paddy Henry A political head scratcher of monumental proportions, the commentariat stunned into relative silence, nails scraping on their scalp the only audible noise. In the midst of Storm Ciara, thunderous wind and rain-filled surges rocked the west coast, while, simultaneously, the Sinn Féin surge rocked the county. Running 42 candidates and picking up 37 seats … [Read more...] about Sinn Féin Surge not the end of the two-party system; it’s been gone for decades
By Rachel Garvey February eh? A month that holds the romance-filled day known as Valentine’s Day, a month where the brightly coloured daffodils bring life to the green areas of our little city. For others, it sparks the proper start to the new decade, as the trial month of January has now come to an end. That’s February in a nutshell for the majority of people, but for … [Read more...] about RAG Week: Not your typical Cinderella story
by Rachel Garvey Anxiety. What does that word make you think? Does it make you think about how it’s only just a word, a substitute for feeling worried? Well, in my opinion, you’re wrong, it’s so much more than that. I deal with it daily and so do many others. Actually, we don’t even deal with it, we suffer from it. However, some of us deal with it in the shadows, trying to … [Read more...] about Anxiety – it’s not a choice
By Katie Barragry There are two types of people in the world; those who adore Valentine’s Day and those who despise it. Just when you thought you were finished seeing Instagram posts of smug couples skiing on their Christmas break and people’s snaps of their latest Pandora piece from their significant other, February 14th seems to have appeared from nowhere and the “Day of … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day; Yet another Hallmark Holiday
By Anastasia Burton The Hub has been around for quite some time and it’s surprising that not all students are aware of it. The Hub is a place where students can chill with their friends, play board games, pool, foosball and most importantly, COOK! Of course, one can chill at Smokey's café (If you’re lucky enough to get a seat) and you can microwave your food whenever. … [Read more...] about Is the Hub the best place to chill on campus?