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Soc Dems pick their candidates for local elections

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Sharon Nolan, one of Galway's leading campaigners on LGBTQ+ rights, gender recognition, and better trans healthcare, will be running for the Social Democrats in the 2019 Local Elections on a platform of "engaging younger and underrepresented voices in Galway".

Galway 2020 throws open the doors on Culture Night

Galway 2020 will open its doors to the public this Friday as it hosts Open House, a cultural showcase as a part of Culture Night. This is the first in a series of Open House events that Galway 2020 will be hosting in the coming months.

MA18 - GMIT graduates exhibition in the Connacht Printworks

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MA18, FEATURING the work of 12 visual artists and film makers, all graduates of the new MA in Creative Practice, opens tomorrow [September 21] in the Connacht Printworks Gallery, Middle Street.

Running like the wind in Oughterard

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Galway City Harriers Naoise O Gibne and Niamh Hennell took the honours in the annual Run like the Wind 4k races on Saturday.

Cost of third level education for parents and students revealed

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The reality of the cost of third level education becomes all too real for parents and students at this time of year. New research by the Irish League of Credit Unions has found that nine in ten parents help to fund their child’s college education. On average, they contribute €584 per month during the college year. Almost half of these parents say they are forced to cut spending on clothing and goods for other children in the family in an effort to cope with costs.

Home Instead Galway hosts free dementia workshops in the community

Home Instead Senior Care Galway and local libraries are hosting a series of free Dementia Workshops this September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month.

City Council to apply for funding for new three-storey museum

The Galway City Council will apply for funding from Fáilte Ireland of up to €6 million for a new three storey museum building incorporating the refurbishment and restoration of Comerford House.

IDA Mervue to hold Car Free Day next week

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As part of European Mobility Week, a Car Free Day will be held at IDA’s Mervue Business and Technology Park on Tuesday, September 18. Staff at the business park are encouraged to choose ‘Smarter Travel’ options and to try commuting by walking, cycling, public transport or car-sharing where possible, leaving their car at home on the day.

'I am determined, as Taoiseach, to break this country out of this boom and bust cycle'

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Last week Fine Gael held its annual party think-in at the Galway Bay Hotel and, on Thursday morning, I had a sit-down with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to hear his thoughts on a range of local and national issues.

Mayor officially opens new Glass Factory Craft Village

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Handcrafted jewellery, paper quilling artwork, baby knitwear, decoupage, ceramics and wooden crafts are just some of the stunning pieces on offer at the brand new Glass Factory Craft Village at Galway Irish Crystal.

 

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