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Spring term at the French Institute

This is the time of the year for ‘les bonnes résolutions’. Start 2018 by joining a French class in the pleasant environment of the French Institute, Galway's very own French school, located in the Bridge Mills. The friendly staff are fully qualified, very experienced, and native, thus ensuring all students are immersed in an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.

Boost for tourism on Aran Islands as €3m custom built cruise ship on the way this summer

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Accessing Ireland’s most popular off-shore destination, the Aran Islands, by sea is to become more comfortable, faster and environmentally friendly thanks to a record investment by one of the best known sea faring families on the West coast.

O Coineen is back at the helm to finish what he started

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Galway yachtsman Enda O Coineen is set to “unofficially” complete the 2016/17 edition of the Vendee Globe solo round the world yacht race from New Zealand - a year after he was forced to abandon the event in the Southern Ocean.

Mayor calls for more twinning arrangements

 

Will Galway ever do ‘socially responsible sustainable’ planning?

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If the pre-Christmas fear that we would have a general election achieved nothing else, it did flush a few Dáil hopefuls out into the public domain, resulting in a bit of competitive electioneering, particularly from two of the city's more testosterone loaded FF hopefuls.

Why did Robert Gregory reach for the sky?

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On February 2 1918, a day after she heard that her only son had died while flying with his squadron on the Italian front, Lady Gregory wrote briefly to WB Yeats: ‘The long dreaded telegram has come - Robert has been killed in action ….it is very hard to bear.’

Europeans give thumbs down to self driving cars

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Two out of three European drivers want to be able to drive even if self-driving cars become commonplace, according to a major new piece of research launched by Mazda.

Happy New Year 2018 from the French Institute

This is the time of the year for ‘les bonnes résolutions’. Start 2018 by joining a French class in the pleasant environment of the French Institute, Galway's very own French school, located in the Bridge Mills. The friendly staff are fully qualified, very experienced, and native, thus ensuring all students are immersed in an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.

Druid announces two new appointments to board

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The Board of Druid recently announced two exciting additions to the Board, recently retired Irish senior diplomat and trailblazer Anne Anderson and business doyenne and innovator Helen Ryan.

Australian financial analyst on how Ashford Castle brings out the romantic in him

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In 1986, I was travelling to Europe with a friend from school to visit the UK, Ireland and then ski in France and Austria. On our Ireland leg, we hired a car from Dublin and drove south and worked our way around the coast and up to the West, eventually arriving in Cong on about 3rd January 1987.

 

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