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Two Mayo students awarded scholarships by The Naughton Foundation

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Since its establishment in 2008 Naughton Foundation Scholarships worth over €4million have been presented to 175 remarkable young people in the fields of science, engineering and technology in publicly funded third level institutions in Ireland, north and south.

Derelict sites should be upgraded for use as social housing says Senator

Some 15 registered derelict sites in Galway should be considered for upgrade, or for alternative use in light of the city’s “unprecedented housing crisis”, according to a Galway based senator.

‘The work itself is magnetic, it draws me in’

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MENTION GALWAY to Eddi Reader, and the Scottish singer is likely to go into a rhapsody about the city and county - and with good reason, it’s a place that appreciates her voice and music; it’s somewhere she has played often; and a region of deeply personal significance for her.

Nutrition, a career you will love

Every New Year we make resolutions we may or may not keep. “Be healthier. Love my work…” This year, make a real commitment to yourself and your passions.

More than fifty schools in Mayo without educational psychologists — Calleary

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says he is alarmed by new figures which reveal that 53 schools across Mayo do not have a National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) psychologist assigned to them. The statistic is contained in a Parliamentary Reply submitted by the party.

Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium told of ecosystem benefits to society

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The 7th Annual Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium was held on Thursday, 24 November, in the Glenlo Abbey Hotel, Galway. Organised each year by the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) of the Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, with the support of the Marine Institute, the day provides participants with an update on a wide range of policy topics related to the marine sector in Ireland. This year there was a particular focus on the valuation of marine ecosystem services and benefits to society.

Seeing an innovation ecosystem up close at Portershed

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Last week I attended Portershed for a week of work experience where I fortunately got the opportunity to meet various entrepreneurs, start ups, growth companies and state agencies located in Portershed. Its goal is to create an innovation ecosystem, one that creates a synergistic relationship between people and companies that facilitates idea generation, open learning, collaboration and accelerates commercialisation.

Mulherin calls for fairness for farmers following EU report

The position of farmers in the food chain must be strengthened to ensure they get a fair return for their produce, according to Sen Michelle Mulherin.

Rhetoric and reporting as the season draws on

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in” - Leonard Cohen.

Martin Sheridan Bursary open for applications

Thanks to generous support of Mayo County Council the Martin Sheridan Bursary Awards for 2016 are now open for applications by relevant sporting bodies and organisations. Forms and application criteria are downloadable from www.sites.google.com/site/martinsheridanbursary or by email request to [email protected] The closing date for completed entries is October 28.

 

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