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Roll into books this weekend in Westport

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Westport’s Rolling Sun Book Festival takes place this weekend and brings yet more household names to light up mid-November. From media mogul Mark Little to film maker Jim Sheridan and anthologist Niall MacMonagle to author Paul Perry, the line up promises some exceptional events. The Rolling Sun Book Festival began yesterday evening, Thursday, and concludes with a live recording of RTE’s Sunday Miscellany on Sunday, November 19.

Councillors ready to take on Ireland 2040 plan

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The message that came from the November meeting of the Mayo County Council this week was that not only the lack of major infrastructure projects in the region in the draft Ireland 2040 plan - but the small print of the plan itself is going to affect Mayo in a bad way for the next 20 years.

Fort Wayne Metals Ireland celebrates fifteen years in Castlebar

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At a recent function in Newport House, Scott Glaze, chairman and CEO of Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corporation, honoured the team who commenced employment with Fort Wayne Metals at the foundation of the manufacturing plant in Castlebar 15 years ago.

NUI Galway to develop novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine

The European Commission has awarded a €6 million project grant to a consortium led by Professor Martin Leahy of the Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging (TOMI) group at NUI Galway to develop a novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine. This new project, ‘STARSTEM’ will allow researchers and eventually, hospital doctors, to detect and measure the healing effects of novel stem cell therapies, even where they occur under the skin.

Making it in the global village

The CAO online application system has just recently opened, bringing many students to that critical juncture regarding decisions about their life path. Those who are considering apprenticeships, post Leaving Cert courses (PLCs), private colleges, and gap years still have time to mull over their options while they prepare for exams. Students who are seeking to enter programmes in a wide range of disciplines, in systems where entry requirements are low, need to make those big decisions soon.

Turning adversity into advantage: why 2018 is going to be the West of Ireland’s big year

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The West of Ireland is offering more and more families an escape from the pressures of Dublin with a lifestyle and career to match, according to the organisers of a major conference showcasing entrepreneurialism in the region.

Julie Felix - a folk legend comes to Galway

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SHE TAUGHT Leonard Cohen the art of songwriting; featured The Kinks and Led Zeppelin's lead guitarist Jimmy Page on her BBC TV show in the 1960s; and despite being a Californian, The Times called her "Britain's First Lady of Folk".

Where is Europe going (and why you should be concerned)

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Insider has been closely following the Tweets of former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt, especially since the onset of the Catalonian crisis, often replying to and commenting on his pronouncements. So is Insider ‘Trolling’ the leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe?

Maureen Langan @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

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SHE HAS been called "condescendingly brilliant!" by Edinburgh's Daily News and ranked among the “Ten Standout Stand-ups Worth Watching” by Backstage Magazine. She is Maureen Langan and she is coming to Galway.

Rock on — Gort chef Aisling named winner of prestigious international title at European Young Chef awards

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Aisling Rock, a 21 year old culinary student from Gort, who represented the European Region of Gastronomy Galway at this year’s European Young Chef Awards in Barcelona was rewarded with the prestigious title of European Young Chef of the year this week.

 

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