Leuven college and director found guilty of GMIT students’ deaths

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

An Irish college in Belgium and its director have been both found guilty over an apartment fire that killed two GMIT students in 2014.

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7,000 extra seats added as Ireland West Airport winter schedule announced

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

reland West Airport has announced its winter schedule, which will see an increase in seat capacity available from the airport this winter.

This winter the airport will offer an unrivalled selection of services to the UK from the West of Ireland with flights to eight different UK airports providing flexible travel options for business, leisure and the increasingly popular football supporters market travelling over to watch their favourite team in action.

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CÚRAM and Galway City Arts Office commission community art-science project

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices based at NUI Galway together with Galway City Arts Office have commissioned a new Community Art-Science project for Westside community in Galway City.

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Join the September Fest in Killannin

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Banish all back to school blues and join the September Fest this Sunday in Killannin Community Centre and GAA grounds.

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Newcastle native and graduate will lead NUI Galway from New Year

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

A Newcastle native and graduate of NUI Galway will take over as President of NUI Galway in January.

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Plants, knights and fun-filled days this autumn at Claregalway Castle

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Following on from this year’s hugely successful Galway Garden Festival, Claregalway Castle will host its 2nd annual Autumn Garden Fair next Sunday, September 10 from 11am – 6pm. This fair will feature some of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant specialists - most of whom are members of Irish Specialist Nursery Association (ISNA).

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Annual NUI Galway volunteering fair aims to inspire the next generation of volunteers

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

More than 60 local, national, and international organisations will showcase their work to inspire creative thinking and approaches to social causes at NUI Galway’s 16th annual volunteering fair next week.

The fair will take place on Tuesday, September 12, in the Bailey Allen Hall, from 11am to 4pm. In a statement announcing the volunteer fair, the university said it was committed to encouraging the next generation of students to be innovative and entrepreneurial, all qualities needed to be part of the community as an active volunteer in a changing environment.

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€32million worth of cars as Cannonball roars into the Plaza this weekend

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

This Saturday September 9 at noon, Cannonball returns to The Galway Plaza at Junction 16, Kiltullagh, where spectators can get up close and personal with 190 of the finest cars on the planet and enjoy the unique festival atmosphere that Cannonball is renowned for.

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Ó Cuív demands proposals to amalgamate Galway councils be abandoned

Mon, Sep 04, 2017

Proposals to amalgamate the Galway City Council and Galway County Council into one local authority body for the entire county should be "abandoned", as rural areas, especially the Gaeltacht and the Islands, "would suffer as a result of the move".

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WORLD’S BEST TATTOO ARTISTS COME TO GALWAY

Mon, Sep 04, 2017

The International Galway Tattoo Show returns to The Radisson Hotel & Spa, Galway on Saturday 16h & Sunday 17th September.

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New President appointed at NUI Galway

Mon, Sep 04, 2017

NUI Galway today announced that Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh has been appointed the 13th President of the University with effect from January 2018. Professor Ó hÓgartaigh will succeed Dr Jim Browne at the conclusion of his ten year term.

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Sweet Move of Support for Galway Hurlers by Local Business

Sat, Sep 02, 2017

Taste the limited edition The Tribesmen Donut and the Liam Mc Carthy Moo Tub

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Join Galway Choral Association in celebrating 20 years of music

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

If you love singing, the Galway Choral Association (GCA) wants to hear from you. The Association is a 60–voice community choir and has vacancies for men and women who want to make great music. The association’s 20th anniversary is in 2018, and they will host a special Gala concert in January. The programme will include Fauré’s “Requiem”, with Galway natives soprano Aisling Kenny and organist David Grealy. Later in 2018, the choir will visit Germany, to sing Vaughan Williams’ “Dona Nobis Pacem” with Ulm Chor Levantate.

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Dust down those runners for Croi night run

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

As autumn approaches, local heart and stroke charity Croi is encouraging everyone to set some fitness goals of walking, jogging, or running by aiming to participate in the third annual Croí Galway Night Run on the Prom which takes place this year on Friday October 13 at 8pm and will once again be sponsored by Evergreen Healthfoods.

Last year, more than 1,200 people of all ages, shapes, and sizes participated in this novel fun run on the Prom. Each runner has the option of recording his/her time or just completing the three mile distance just for fun.

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Galway Music Residency announces five-year partnership with NUI Galway

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

The Galway Music Residency has announced a five-year partnership with NUI Galway, with the university becoming its education partner. The partnership will give Galway Music Residency an important role in the provision of expertise in the field of music to staff and students at the university, through collaboration on academic programmes and performances.

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Ambulance turnaround times are putting lives at risk

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, says that unless ambulance turnaround times improve lives will continue to be put at risk.

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Galway Samaritans looking for volunteers next month

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Two open sessions which aim to attract new volunteers for the Galway Samaritans will be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Wednesday September 6 from 8pm to 10pm and Saturday September 9 from 11am to 1pm.

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Canney welcomes early opening of motorway

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

News that the M17/18 motorway will open ahead of schedule on September 27 was welcomed this week by Deputy Seán Canney.

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Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Gardai probe burglaries

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Ó Cuív hits out at Bank of Ireland service downgrades

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Dep Éamon Ó Cuív has this week hit out Bank of Ireland’s decision to withdraw key services from branches across the country, describing the move as “a huge insult to rural residents”.

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