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Harvard expert to deliver talk on concussion and its management at Athlone IT

Dr Michael O’Brien from Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital will deliver a talk on concussion and its management in sport at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) on November 12.

A time when the Irish were not welcome

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Between the years 1845 and 1855 more than 2.1 million people emigrated from Ireland. They streamed into Liverpool, Manchester, Boston and New York. Many were diseased, hungry, dirty, broken spirited, with barely any personal belongings. Some embarked actually naked.

Róisin O to play the Róisín Dubh

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RÓISÍN O comes from thoroughbred pedigree in terms of Irish music. Her mother is none other than Mary Black, while her brother, Danny is lead singer in The Coronas, but as a solo singer-songwriter she is her own woman.

US market entry advice for Irish businesses event in Mayo

If you are in business, you are always looking to expand and grow. You know that only new customers and new markets grow businesses. The United States is the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. It has a GDP above $14 trillion meaning there is no bigger, more bountiful, nut for companies to crack.  

Ways of looking with author Colum McCann

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COLUM MCCANN, one of Ireland’s finest writers, will read from his new book, Thirteen Ways Of Looking, at an event tomorrow evening [Friday October 9], organised by Cúirt International Festival of Literature and An Taibhdhearc Theatre.

Fulbright Commission to visit AIT

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Representatives of the Fulbright Commission of Ireland will visit Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) on Thursday, October 8, to talk to students and researchers about funded postgraduate study, research, or teaching in the US.

Aran survey of spoken Irish to be launched in city tomorrow

Former NUI Galway Registrar and Deputy President, Professor Nollaig Mac Congáil will launch Dr SéamAs Ó Direáin’s A Survey of Spoken Irish in the Aran Islands, Co. Galway on Friday, 9 October at 1.30pm in Áras na Gaeilge, NUI Galway.

Let’s get creative about this

One of the 5k races I ran in early summer was at Galway Airport. It was one of those rare nice Tuesday nights, when almost a thousand runners ran around the edges of  the runway, around and around, running one way towards Boston and then the other way towards Brussels — and when you are labouring up one length of the runway and then down the other end, you get a view of the place that only a few have ever had.  Normally you were only air-side of the terminal if you were embarking and disembarking. On this evening, we all had a privileged view of a facility that was crying out to be loved again.

AIB announces five year partnership with Galway City Innovation District

AIB has announced a five year partnership with Galway City Innovation District (GCID), a new initiative supporting start-ups and business innovation in Galway City and the West of Ireland. The initiative brings together Galway Chamber of Commerce, Galway City Council, NUIG and GMIT to form the GCID.

All-Ireland football Sunday heralds the end of another year

A few of us used to go regularly to All-Ireland football finals as a matter of course, and the same four men traveled to all the football finals from about 2004 until 2011. Things change though, and a few of us have children old enough now to want to go themselves with Dad if he can snaffle an extra ticket.

 

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