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
By Owen Kennedy With Christmas slowly but surely creeping up, it’s almost time to binge on the cinematic classics we hold close to our hearts. But what ones are a cut above a lot, and I mean a lot, of the commercialised garbage that gets released? These 10 films may be enough to fill you with a sense of holiday cheer. The Night Before (2015) Starring Seth Rogen, … [Read more...] about The 10 Greatest Christmas Movies Countdown
By Owen Kennedy The NUI Galway Swimming, Water Polo and Lifesaving club is one of the most prominent clubs in the college. After winning Club of the Year last year, Padraic Toomey now commands the club and is hoping to reach new heights. What got you interested in the club in the first place? I’ve always had an interest in swimming and I did competitive swimming from … [Read more...] about Club spotlight: NUI Galway Swimming, Water Polo and Lifesaving club making a splash on campus
By Owen Kennedy The kayaking club has a proud and extensive history within the college, spanning over 40 years since its foundation in 1978. Today, the club is captained by Carey Georgius and she has high hopes. What got you interested in the club in the first place? So even before I came to NUIG, I’d looked at all the clubs and all their different pages. I’d seen the … [Read more...] about Club spotlight: NUIG Kayaking
By Owen Kennedy On 29 May 2018, University of Maryland defensive lineman Jordan McNair was participating in a pre-season workout with his teammates. According to reports, the workout was described as “light” by the conditioning staff and began at 4pm. The team were in the middle of sprints and according to eyewitnesses, McNair could barely stand up after his 10th sprint and … [Read more...] about Fallout from tragedy: is overtraining a serious health risk?