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Some 15,700 attended the 19th Baboró International Arts Festival for Children over the course of the week-long festival, which ended last Sunday. This year’s festival came with a promise to ‘do your heart good’ and the rich and varied programme made sure of that. With shows catering for babies right up to ages 15, this year’s festival featured beautifully imaginative and inspiring shows from Ireland as well as Canada, the Ukraine, Italy, Belgium, and Spain.
The launch of the 18th Galway Science and Technology Festival, part of National Science Week, was hosted by the main sponsor Medtronic in their Customer Innovation Centre, Parkmore on Monday The 2015 Festival will see 180 events and 35,000 primary and secondary school students take part in shows and workshops from November 9-22. This year’s Festival will explore and celebrate “Science Week 2.0 - Design Your Future” in this International Year of Light at events in schools, colleges, research institutes, companies and community centres across Galway City and County.
A €50,000 prize fund is on offer to Galway-based entrepreneurs in the sixth year of an innovative competition aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship and rewarding local enterprise. The sccul enterprise awards, launched on Monday night in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUI Galway, is an initiative of community based company SCCUL Enterprises Ltd.
Continuing its 163-year-old tradition of making wedding dreams come true, the Hotel Meyrick invites all newly engaged couples to their Wedding Open Day on Sunday (October 11) from 12pm – 5pm, as they announce their Exclusive Wedding Package for 2016 & 2017. Meet members of the highly professional wedding co-ordination team and view the elegant Connemara Ballroom, set for a classic wedding while discussing the your dream wedding.
Gary Thornton of Galway City Harriers ran a superb personal best time of two hours 17 minutes 19 seconds in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.
A motion has been passed by Galway county councillors that effectively prevents Carnmore Airport being used to provide an air service to the Aran Islands in future. A special meeting of the council took place yesterday to discuss the use of the airport site due to the ongoing controversy about air transport to the islands.
Galway’s top distance runner, Gary Thornton of Galway City Harriers, heads to Berlin this weekend in a bid to secure Olympic qualification.
This autumn/winter why not learn to play traditional Irish music or take up a new musical instrument?
Computer Science students at NUI Galway will hold the third annual ‘Synapse //a Tech Carnival’ bringing major technological companies and employers to Galway City next week. The one-day free event will take place on Wednesday, 23 September in the Bailey Allen Hall at NUI Galway.
As it prepares to meet growing demands for support from families and individuals this winter, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) in Galway will hold two information evenings to recruit volunteers on Wednesday September 23 from 6pm to 8pm in the Westside Resource Centre and Thursday September 23 from 6pm to 8pm in the Menlo Park Hotel.