By Rachel Garvey Christmas is just around the corner and with the holiday fast approaching children are brimming with excitement for Santa Claus, parents are busy buying presents and students are preoccupied with studying for exams. Taking a break from exam study is quite important, so why not take a break by experiencing what Galway has to offer in the next few weeks in … [Read more...] about What’s on in Galway: Christmas edition
By Anastasia Burton Christmas is just around the corner and you're still scratching your head about what to get your loved ones. Whether they are your relatives, friends, or significant other, it’s never easy picking the perfect gift. They may deserve the world but your bank account is screaming that a Galaxy bar is as good a gift as any. Are you in that boat? Don’t you … [Read more...] about ‘On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me’: The SIN Christmas gift guide
By Olivia Hanna Most kids have traumatic stories about the way they found out jolly ol’ Saint Nick is actually just a myth. Cousins, siblings, classmates who crushed their dreams by uttering the words, “Santa isn’t real". A crushing statement, but it is the truth. I wouldn’t know what that feels like because no one decided to tell me the truth, my mom and grandmother even … [Read more...] about When it comes to telling the truth about Santa Claus, honesty is the best policy
By Rachel Garvey As an October baby, it’s hard to believe another year of Halloween has come to an end. A bigger and better holiday hides just around the corner. Christmas! Now, don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore everything to do with Halloween, but Christmas is my favourite holiday. There is nothing better than slipping into some winter boots, draping a scarf across … [Read more...] about Have you been naughty or nice?
By Fiona Lee It’s sad to hear, but Christmas time is not a happy time for every family in Galway. With the homeless crisis only getting worse, there are more families struggling to get by than ever before. Charity organisations like St Vincent De Paul (SVP) and COPE are working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that they can help as many families as they can, and bring … [Read more...] about “Not everyone gets to go home for Christmas”: homeless crisis hitting the holidays