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Why you should visit Malta

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With Malta capital city named a European Capital of Culture for 2018, it's no surprise that the Mediterranean island has plenty of events and activities to shout about in the coming year.

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.

Stellar line-up of speakers announced at Food On The Edge 2017 launch

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An impressive line-up of chefs and food evangelists from around the world will speak at Food On The Edge 2017, taking place in Galway on October 9 and 10.

Emma Lohan - new music and Galway gig

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GALWAY SINGER-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emma Lohan has released 'Serekunda', the first single from her forthcoming album Black Atlantic, ahead of a home-town gig this weekend.

Mauritius

A warm and welcoming tropical paradise, Mauritius lies in the inviting waters of the Indian Ocean. A country rich in history, having first being colonised in 1638, it has a fascinating blend of cultures, traditions, customs, and cuisine.

Minister announces thirty new jobs at online education platform Alison

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Alison, one of the world’s largest free e-learning platforms, last week welcomed Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor to their newly refurbished offices in Galway Technology Park, Parkmore to announce the creation of 30 new jobs due to the company’s expansion.

GAAW - Manchester bombing a ‘vile atrocity’

The Manchester bombing has been condemned as “a vile atrocity” by the Galway Alliance Against War, but it added that the terrorist incident will generate more coverage than similar attacks in the Middle East, by virtue of it happening in the West.

Galway couple to use dance to raise vital funds for primary school in Ethiopia

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A Galway couple are urging the general public to support their aim to raise €25,000 euro in vital funds for a primary school in Ethiopia, Africa.

Yrsa Daley-Ward - ‘We’ve all experienced the same emotions’

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HER SURNAMES are Irish, her parentage is Afro-Carribean, she grew up with Seventh Day Adventists, and she is an LGBT writer; Yrsa Daley-Ward is a one-woman rainbow coalition. This month, Cúirt audiences can savour her exhilaratingly raw and sensual writing when she reads at the Town Hall Theatre.

Stop blaming Brussels for our own failures

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The rise of the alt.right across Europe, the election of Donald J Trump as US president, Britain triggering Article 50 and Brexit really getting under way - all of which must be particularly exciting from Vladimir Putin’s perspective - has led Insider to ask, what really is the case with the European Union and Ireland?

 

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