Podcasting has become more popular than ever, but is it replacing traditional radio?


I first started listening to podcasts during my Leaving Cert, when my English teacher told my class to listen to Serial to understand the narrative form and how it can be used in different ways. This podcast narrated by Sarah Koenig immediately hooks in the listener. Something about the way the story was told just […]

Participants wanted for NUI Galway chronic health study


The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is launching a new research study involving people with chronic pain and at least one other long-term condition. The new treatment programme will be online-based, and is supported by Health Research Board. This study was designed by expert psychologists and physiotherapists. The aim of this study is […]

“It was a surprise moment,” says Rose of Tralee Jennifer six months into reign


Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne has had a whirlwind six months. The former NUI Galway medicine student told SIN her next adventure will take her to Chernobyl with the Adi Roche Foundation – something she said would prove to be a difficult but rewarding journey. “I have watched a few documentaries about Chernobyl, and I […]