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Friend tries to lift burden of history from Connacht

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Historical baggage can be incentive or curse, or as Connacht coach Andy Friend now believes, it should be ignored.

NUI Galway publishes study on economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders

A new study published by NUI Galway researchers provides original insights into the economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders in Ireland. The study highlights the extent to which families pay for services relative to state funded services and provides a compelling case for significant additional state funded investment. The study was published this week in the international journal, Autism – The International Journal of Research and Practice.

EY to double staff headcount in Galway by 2020

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Professional services and consultancy firm EY will double the number of employees at its Galway office by 2020, creating 35 new jobs in the region.

NUI Galway study discovers novel approach to tackle bowel cancer

Scientists from the Regenerative Medicine Institute in the School of Medicine at NUI Galway, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, have found a new function for normal cells, called stromal cells, within tumours that point the way in better understaning and preciction of response to immunotherapy. The study has been published in the internationally renowned journal, Cancer Immunology Research.

Paul Currie, The Muppets, and a Hot Donkey

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IN 2006, Belfast comedian Paul Currie fulfilled a childhood dream when he became a Jim Henson muppeteer. In 2010 that dream bubble burst, and it came from a conversation with the man who was and is Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

More lessons learned…

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The Medical Missionaries of Mary were founded by a remarkable Irish woman Mother Mary Martin in 1937, dedicated to providing health care in underdeveloped regions of the world.* While working at ‘Mile 4’ hospital (St Patrick’s), near Abakaliki, eastern Nigeria, Dr Dom Colbert regularly visited the near-by leprosarium, which, despite the pitiful deformities, he describes as a ‘peaceful, tranquil place’. The lepers there were all long-term patients, ‘many had distorted faces, lacked ears or noses…deformities of the hands or feet with missing fingers or toes.’ Recurrent ulceration and infection of the skin required constant attention, dressing changes, and meticulous hygiene.

Superleague teams prepare at the Donie Greene Memorial Tournament

Galway two men’s Superleague basketball sides continue their preparations for the new season when they compete in the second annual Donie Greene Memorial Tournament in Oranmore this weekend.

NUI Galway to develop plan for Nun’s Island area with Galway City Council

NUI Galway has announced the appointment of master planning consultants to assist in the preparation of a plan which will result in a strategy for a structured approach to regeneration of the lands at Nun’s Island in Galway City.

Colin Murphy brings his Bald Ambition tour to Westport

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Top Irish stand-up Colin Murphy is making a break for the will-it-be-a-hard-or-soft-border to bring his new tour, which recently sold-out Northern Ireland venues as he would say "down south."

Join Barry Douglas on a journey via piano

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TWO SONATAS by Schubert, and Tchaikovsky's 'The Seasons', will be performed in Galway by one of the finest classical musicians to ever come from Ireland - Belfast pianist Barry Douglas.

 

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