All smiles at new Kingston Dental Practice

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Kingston Dental, located in Knocknacarra shopping centre on the Kingston Road, is dedicated to promoting beautiful and healthy smiles from their state of the art practice.

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Galway is now the most multilingual city in Ireland

Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Galway is now the most multilingual city in Ireland with 20 per cent of the city's population speaking a language other than Irish or English at home, according to a new report by two NUI Galway academics.

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Collins McNicholas to host Monster Table Quiz in aid of Pieta House

Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group is holding a number of charity events in aid of Pieta House including a fundraising Table Quiz in the Huntsman Inn on Tuesday November 21 commencing at 7.30pm.

Pieta House is a suicide and self-harm crisis centre founded by psychologist Joan Freeman. Pieta House opened its doors over a decade ago with Lucan in County Dublin the centre of operations. Since then Pieta have seen and helped over 30,000 people in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm, and established thirteen subsequent centres across Ireland. Pieta House provides a professional, face-to-face, free of charge therapeutic service for people in the acute stages of distress. http://www.pieta.ie/

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TG4 tribute show in memory of singer Larry Cunningham

Sat, Nov 11, 2017

This Saturday night (Nov 11),  TG4 will screen a 70-minute tribute show in memory of singer Larry Cunningham.

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Nominations sought for Galway People of the Year Awards

Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Galway People of the Year Awards are now being sought by the organising committee.

The awards were set up in 1995 to give public recognition to individuals and groups, who through their personal leadership, participation, courage, or achievements have made an outstanding contribution to their local communities at home or abroad.

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Marty-party — Four more years for Boston’s Connemara Mayor

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Boston’s mayor of Galwegian descent, Marty Walsh, won re-election to the office in the early hours of yesterday morning and within hours of his re-election, vowed to visit Galway next summer

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GMIT to host public lecture on Ireland’s financial crisis

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

The GMIT School of Business will host a public lecture by Ireland’s representative on the European Court of Auditors, Kevin Cardiff, in the Galway campus on Monday next, November 13, 11am to 12 noon.

Mr Cardiff was secretary general of the Department of Finance from 2010 to 2012, overseeing the EU-IMF bank bailout programme. From that experience, he published the book Recap: Inside Ireland’s Financial Crisis. He joined the European Court of Auditors in March 2012 and is Ireland’s sole representative on that body.

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High sock-ciety — owners thrilled as Varadkar appreciates Galway company’s socks

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

A Galway business has received the approval of An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, after he posted images of four pairs of socks he received on his social media pages.

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Free information meeting on ageing well in Galway

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

COPE Galway Community Support and HSE Older People’s Services in Galway are hosting “Ageing Well in Galway”, a free information meeting, on Thursday November 23 in the Salthill Hotel, Promenade, Galway from 10am to 1.30pm.

Topics will include the Fair Deal or Nursing Home Support Scheme, Home Care Packages, Home Help, Home Improvement Grants, Community Support, Lunch Clubs and Meals on Wheels.

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Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Disability seminar to champion supporting choice and independence

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Bawnmore Cross — Are we waiting for schoolchildren to die?

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Last week another truck overturned at Bawnmore Cross in Claregalway, spilling its load of huge logs across the road, onto the walls and into a field. This was the thirtieth time that an accident has happened here in the past few years, but the more remarkable fact is that nobody has yet been killed, given its proximity to a local national school. Last week, Cllr Malachy Noone said that it is only a matter of time before we see a school uniform trapped under those logs and now locals have said they have had enough.

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Cardiac surgery study day to take place in Galway

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

The Saolta University Health Care Group in consultation with the RCSI will host a cardiac surgery study day at the Medtronic Customer Innovation Centre in Galway on Friday, November 24.

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Search for hooded man after incident at Merlin Park Hospital

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Gardai in the city are seeking help with their search for a man seen in the vicinity of a hospital carpark on the morning a car was damaged.

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Hundreds of children waiting more than a year for orthodontic care

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

More than 1,700 children in the west are waiting longer than 12 months for orthodontic care, despite the Government having reintroduced certain subsidised dental procedures under a PRSI scheme.

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Labour to host public meeting on housing crisis

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin will attend a public meeting on the housing crisis, which takes place on Thursday November 16 at 7.30pm in the Clybaun Hotel, Knocknacarra.

The meeting is organised by city councillor Niall Mc Nelis and will discuss the crisis in Galway and look at short and long term solutions. Other speakers on the night will include representatives of Voluntary Housing Tuatha, Threshold, and local housing charities.

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A man who makes things happen

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

In one sense, John Concannon was ahead of his time. If he was starting off now and doing the same thing, he’d be known as a brand influencer using techniques deployed by the best bloggers. Think of the tens of thousands of guests who appeared on the Late Late Show since its inception in 1961, and in the top twenty clips, up there with the Boyzone segment, the Bishop and the Nightie, is John and his multi-bucket for feeding three calves at a time.

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Catastrophe looms in East Africa

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

As a past leader in Operation Transformation and a former football All-Ireland winning medalist with Offaly, I have got used to facing challenges.

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Join the team at Galway Rape Crisis Centre as a SATU psychological support worker

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a dynamic organisation with passionate staff who have been supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape since 1984.

The centre offers a range of services to its clients that include short and long term counselling, court accompaniment, group sessions, and advocacy services.

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AIDS West marks thirty years with international conference on HIV and Ageing

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

To mark 30 years of supporting people living with HIV in Galway and the West of Ireland, AIDS West are to host an international conference focusing on ‘HIV & Ageing’ on World AIDS Day, Friday December 1 at The Ardilaun Hotel, Galway.

The conference will discuss many aspects of HIV including HIV and Ageing – A Medical Perspective, Sex and relationships - Maintaining an active sex life as we age, HIV & Ageing - A personal experience, and HIV and the Continuum of Care.

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Santa to light up the city next week

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Santa is coming to Galway City on November 17 to officially light up Galway city.

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