Her excellence is clear to see, say judges as Evelyn O’Toole is named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Founder and CEO of Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), Evelyn O’Toole, won the Industry Category at (Ernst and Young) EY Entrepreneur of the Year at the EY Gala Awards show which took place at the City West Hotel, Dublin, on Thursday October 26.

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Galway Astronomy Club talk on next generation of giant space telescopes

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Galway Astronomy Club is to hold a talk at the Harbour Hotel next Monday November 5 (starting at 7.30) on the next generation of giant space telescopes being constructed around the globe.

The talk will be given by Prof Andrew Shearer, an astronomer at NUI Galway whose main interest is in studies of objects which change on short timescales - such as pulsars. He has made observations with most of the world’s major observatories. With others at NUI Galway, he has developed instrumentation, GASP, to study the optical polarisation from pulsars and his next observing campaign with GASP will be in Chile in February 2018.

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Ó Cuív condemns vicious attack on Church of Ireland church

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Deputy Eamon Ó Cuív has expressed his shock at the attack perpetrated on Holy Trinity Church in Errislannan, Clifden.

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Planners give green light to Bonham Quay docks office development

Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Galway City Council have this evening granted planning permission for a new two acre development which will deliver in excess of 26,000 sq. m of Grade A Office Space to Galway City Centre.

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‘Privatisation and centralisation’ is driving council merger warns Farrell

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The proposed merger of the Galway city and county councils will not create any significant cost savings, but is still being recommended to go ahead in order to satisfy a "worrying trend towards privatisation and centralisation" of public services in the State.

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Good luck Galway fighters

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Gym has eight fighters in action in The Unified World Championships this week.

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University and city council endorse global declaration

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

NUI Galway and Galway City Council have both endorsed a global declaration which strengthens the link between a city and its universities.

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Irish language is worth €136 million to Galway

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The Irish language is worth €136 million annually to Galway, and Galway city businesses are capitalising on this by increasing the use of the Irish language in the day-to-dayrunning of their businesses.

Bríd Ní Chonghóile of Gaillimh le Gaeilge, the organisation responsible for the promotion of the Irish language in Galway city businesses, says it is now becoming more of the norm for local businesses and organisations to make ‘an Ghaeilge’ their business.

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All Ireland winners are championing Galway charities

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Galway hurling team players will champion two great causes, Galway Hospice and COPE Galway, in a community event hosted by AIB Galway staff.

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Report on Tuam Mother and Baby Home ready for Government

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed the news that the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has received the report of the expert technical group dealing with the site of the former Mother and Baby Home, Tuam.

Minister Cannon said that this was a highly sensitive issue for the survivors and it was Minister Zappone's intention to publish the report after it had been brought to Government.

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Mindfulness course at Connemara retreat

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Fancy a two-day mindfulness retreat in the heart of Connemara? The elegant and charming four-star Lough Inagh Lodge is facilitating a special mindful, self compassion getaway in the peaceful surrounds of Connemara's Twelve Bens.

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An action-packed Bank Holiday weekend at the Galway Races

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Galway Racecourse will host its final two days of racing for 2017 this Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

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Council submits funding application for food hub

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The Galway County Council has submitted an application for funding to Enterprise Ireland for a BIA Innovator Campus to be constructed on a site provided by Teagasc at the Mellows Campus in Athenry.

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European investment in NUIG is a boost for the Atlantic Economic corridor

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The investment of €60 million by way of a low-cost, long-term, loan to NUI Galway will greatly benefit Galway, the west, and the university, says the Minister for Community Development, Seán Kyne.

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EIB funding will make university 'more attractive’ to top talent talent', says Naughton

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The European Investment Bank's €60 million funding towards new student accommodation and university facilities in NUI Galway will make the university "an even more attractive prospect for the world’s top academic talent".

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New social houses for Roundstone

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Ten new social houses are to be build in Roundstone.

The Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government has granted stage one approval for the new homes, with a recommended budget of €2,450,930.

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Tree planting should be subject to planning

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

A Galway county councillor says the planting of trees should have to undergo the process of county planning permission.

Independent councillor Jim Cuddy suggested that trees should not be planted within a certain distance of roads, electricity, and telephone lines.

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Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Racially motivated assault in Westside

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Galway for Uncle Sam

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The Galway county council has backed a motion that could potentially see the All-Ireland winning senior and minor hurling teams travel to the The White House for St Patrick's Day next year.

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The spirits come alive at Macnas' Halloween parade on Sunday

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

This Sunday will see Galway's city streets erupt in a riot of colour, magic, spectacle, mischief, and wild imagination as Port na bPúcaí, the Macnas Halloween parade, winds it way through town.

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