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Galway teens sought for Foróige Youth Leadership programme

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Foróige Galway is running an intensive week long youth leadership seminar in Galway city from Monday July 27 to Friday 31 and the programme is open to all young people around Junior Cert age, with no charge applicable.

Galway Film Fleadh 'music from the movies' concert

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FILM SCORES, be they the James Bond theme, John William's iconic score for Star Wars, Ennio Morricone's immortal The Good, The Bad or The Ugly theme, have given the world some of its best and best loved music.

Larkin flies around Galway course

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Damien Larkin from Craughwell AC grabbed his second win on the trot in the penultimate race of the Galway 6km series.

Eircom proposes Ireland’s fastest broadband for rural Galway

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Eircom has announced its proposed solution to the Government’s tender to bring high speed broadband to rural Ireland.  

Five km series continues to draw big turnout

John Greaney and Regina Casey, both Galway City Harriers, were the winners of the third race of the 5km series in Craughwell.

Councillors supportive of helping MADRA reduce the number of dogs being put down in the city

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An appeal by Galway based dog rescue and adoption group MADRA for €10,000 in funding from Galway City Council has got a positive reaction from councillors. The local authority is also to investigate the possibility of giving further financial aid to the organisation in the years ahead.

Isn’t it time we stopped killing dogs?

See the picture with this article? It shows about 50 dogs. Not rabid strays. Not unkempt mongrels. All of these dogs in this photo were rescued by MADRA from being “put to sleep” in April alone. In Galway. That’s just one month. If you look at the picture again and double it, what you will see is the approximate number of dogs that are put to sleep in our city pound each year. Funded by ourselves. A sad indictment that so many animals abandoned through no fault of their own have to be killed, no matter how humanely the process is described or how Disneyified the ‘put to sleep” scenario sounds. Bottom line is Fido doesn’t wake up.

Road route to include two short underground tunnels and Corrib bridge

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The speculation about which route the new Galway city bypass will take comes to an end today. A briefing is due to take place this morning (Thursday) which will detail the exact route chosen. The saga has been ongoing since January, when six potential routes for the new road were announced.

Baboró conference to examine how we nurture creativity in the classroom

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is to hold a ground-breaking conference entitled Opening the Door to Creative Teaching and Learning. The conference will take place in NUI Galway on Thursday May 28 and is aimed at anyone interested in improving levels of confidence, creative and critical thinking and problem solving in primary school children, and in finding new ways of exploring the curriculum using creativity and active learning.

Planners consider a ‘seventh route’ as deadline day on road decision approaches

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A seventh route for the highly controversial N6 Galway City Transport Project is being considered following the groundswell of opposition to the six routes already proposed.

 

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