Thu, Mar 26, 2015
NUI Galway’s President, Dr Jim Browne, today unveiled Vision 2020, the University’s new Strategic Plan 2015–2020.
Over the next five years, the ambitious plan aims to place NUI Galway into the top 200 universities worldwide while securing €100 million in competitive EU research funds.
For students, Vision 2020 promises work-based learning experiences across 80 per cent of undergraduate programmes. Students will also benefit from new accommodation and enhanced facilities for field and water sports.
A suggestion by a number of county councillors that a special €100,000 fund, which has been made available by Galway County Council to fund badly needed repair works in unfinished estates across the county, be used to solely provide public lighting, was rejected by councillors at this week’s local authority meeting.
The success of O’Donnellan and Joyce’s 2014 auctions looks set to continue as it gears up for its next auction on Friday April 17 in the Harbour Hotel (3pm).
Connacht return to Pro 12 League action after the two-week break for the Six Nations and face title-chasing Munster in Thomond Park on Saturday (5.15pm).
After nine years, and 1.3 million units of the L200 as we know it, Mitsubishi introduced the long awaited new fifth generation L200 at the recent Geneva Motor Show.
McCambridge’s of Galway are teaming up with the Executive Directors of Sauvage Restaurant, Berlin for a Hunter Gatherer Feast this Good Friday as part of the Food Festival.
Ok, so you’re losing an hour in bed this weekend, but sure if you didn’t know about it, you’d probably stay up late anyway wasting an hour doing things and eating things you shouldn’t. But how about challenging yourself to give up an hour or so and get back something much greater in return.