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Little miracles in Rwanda

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In August 1994, as soon as it was considered safe, Dr Dom Colbert, and a medical team of four sister-nurses, Brenda, Fionnuala, Dorothea and Eileen, drove across the Ugandian border into Rwanda. They had no mandate from anyone or any organisation to be there.They were motivated by a deep sense of shame and anger that such an appalling holocaust could have happened.* They had their medical skills, a little money, and an old clapped out pick-up truck.

The Best Albums of 2017

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1. The Stevens - Good (Chapter Music)

Open day at the French Institute

The French Institute Galway will hold an open day on Saturday September 9 from 11am to 4pm at the historic Bridge Mills. Its director Brigitte Demay O’Carroll and her staff of qualified native teachers will be in attendance to answer your questions. Free assessment tests can be taken on the day.

Remembering Devon Place from afar

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SHEILAH MORRIS (now Cangley) was born in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) in 1928. Her father, who was born in Galway, had been recruited in London in 1920 to join the Veterinary Department of the Civil Service in Northern Rhodesia. He married a Galway girl, and they both moved to Mazabuka, where he worked at a veterinary research station. Now in her eighties and living in Australia, Sheilah recalls her childhood memories of Galway in the 1930s.

Sinead Lee Hair Design - Grand Opening - 16th June

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Sinead Lee Hair Design is proud to announce its grand opening will be on June 16th from 5.30pm – 7.30pm.

An artists's view of the Nile Lodge area

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THE NEIGHBOURHOOD around the Nile Lodge and Fr Griffin Road area is the subject of a new exhibition by the Galway artist Melanie McDonagh.

Affordable city centre investment

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Colleran's next auction will include several investment opportunities, one of which is No 62 St Brendan's Avenue, Woodquay, located in the heart of the city and only a short stroll from NUIG. In turnkey condition, this small compact two bedroom property is ready for immediate occupancy.

Travel Guide

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Lake Garda - The largest of the Italian lakes, Lake Garda enjoys a sheltered position and a warm, balmy climate - a seductive combination for a relaxing holiday.

Galway African Film Festival returns next week

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THE GALWAY African Film Festival, the city's annual celerbration of movies and film-making from across the African continent, returns from Friday May 22 to Sunday 24, with a host of free screenings taking place in NUI Galway's Huston School of Film & Digital Media.

NUI Galway signs co-operation agreement with Addis Ababa Science and Technology University

NUI Galway has signed a co-operation agreement with Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU), in which the Irish university will support its Ethiopian counterpart in establishing itself as an international hub of science, innovation, and education in East Africa.


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