By Owen Kennedy I think it’s safe to say that Ireland’s Six Nations campaign this year did not go as we had hoped. The entire country was still riding high after our legendary win against New Zealand in November, and our confidence has come crashing down after the tournament. With just five months until the World Cup kicks off, Ireland couldn’t have put themselves in a worse … [Read more...] about Ireland’s Six Nations campaign: the good, the bad and the disappointing
By Owen Kennedy It was announced on 8 February that Irish flanker Seán O'Brien signed a three-year contract with London Irish, reported to be worth €420,000 per annum. The Tullow Tank will be leaving Leinster after this year’s World Cup. After his signing, O'Brien said: “This is one of the hardest decisions that I have ever had to make. I have played all my rugby in … [Read more...] about Ireland should survive Seán O’Brien moving to London Irish
By Owen Kennedy The Video Game Society is one of the lesser known societies in NUI Galway. Set up only in the last five years, the society has remained underground somewhat but continues to grow from strength to strength. Auditor Dara Joyce leads the society today. What got you interested in the society in the first place? The society naturally caught my interest on … [Read more...] about Levelling up in the world: NUI Galway Video Game Society
By Owen Kennedy The Boys in Green kick off their Six Nations campaign against England on 2 February. Two of our matches are home games, England and France, whilst we will be facing Wales, Scotland and Italy away. The past ten months have shown huge change in the Irish Squad, winning the Grand Slam on St. Patrick’s Day against England, and the hype of the upcoming World Cup … [Read more...] about Ireland’s 2019 Six Nations: new faces, same game plan?
By Oisín Bradley, Owen Kennedy and Fiona Lee Irish Sport Which county hosted the 2018 Irish Open? Dublin won the 2018 All - Ireland SFC, but who were the other finalists? What Irish football legend organised the Liam Miller Testimonial Match in Pairc Uí Chaoimh? What nation did Ireland beat to secure a Grand Slam in this year’s Six Nations? In what round was … [Read more...] about SIN’s big fat quiz of the year