When we were children, we used to dream of growing up, being adults and the possibility of living in our own house. We dreamed and imagined it, but as we grew into our teenage years, the thought of living in our own space felt within grasp as the want for privacy increased tenfold. Secondary school neared to a close and, with college in the distance, the decision to move … [Read more...] about Every bird has to fly the nest
Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash “This year isn’t done yet, I have the final say what goes in the paper and I say we need you”, were the words of SIN’s 2019 editor, Aine Kenny. Those few words were enough to make me sit up while I was brooding in bed, and it takes a lot to get me to move from a comfortable lying position. My self-confidence dropped dramatically after … [Read more...] about The Life of a SINner – What SIN means to me
“Don’t you think it’s too early for this?” “Why don’t you take it slow, wait a little longer?” “What if this doesn’t last?” I’ve heard it all and gracefully turned a deaf ear to the comments of people all around. There are the ones who are genuinely trying to look out for you and your best interests, but they often end up causing more harm than good with their words. There are … [Read more...] about The heart’s power of teamwork
River Corrib and The Long Walk, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland. Photo: Robert Linsdell via Wikimedia Commons Do you know the saying Home is where the heart is? It’s safe to say that although my heart is in the hands of my significant other, my heart also remains in the city of Galway. Situated in the West coast of Ireland and neighbouring numerous counties, Galway has drawn in … [Read more...] about Where does this Galway girl’s heart belong?
Do you ever think about sleep? Scratch that question, do you ever think about sleep when you first wake up in the morning after brushing your teeth and getting dressed and you’re just about to leave through the front door? I do. All the time. However, as hard as it is to leave your bed in the morning, you can always remind yourself of the fact that your bed will be there … [Read more...] about When the zzz’s disappear at dawn