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Horrific Immigration policies in US need reparation

Well, Ireland won last Saturday in Melbourne so it’s full steam ahead for Sydney next week, now it really is a competition. Australia won one match and Ireland won another match and now, next Saturday, will be the decider.

AIT project to improve efficiency in fish farming

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An innovative multi-disciplinary aquaculture project led by NUI Galway and Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) is set to improve production efficiencies and management of farmed fish at several inland freshwater sites.

Majority of Irish employers are trying to combat skills shortages

Some 78 per cent of Irish companies have experienced ‘moderate’ or ‘extreme’ skills shortages over the past 12 months, according to the Hays Ireland Salary & Recruiting Trends 2018 guide published this week.

Mauritius

A warm and welcoming tropical paradise, Mauritius lies in the inviting waters of the Indian Ocean. A country rich in history, having first being colonised in 1638, it has a fascinating blend of cultures, traditions, customs, and cuisine.

How to deal with the refugee crisis in the age of Trump

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Building a wall along the Mexican-American border; banning people from a number of Muslim majority countries from entering the US; 'Fortress Europe' against the needs of Syrian civilians fleeing war - the last two years have seen opinion turn against immigrants.

Syrian refugee family met by protest outside Castlebar home

A protest was staged on Wednesday outside the offices of Mayo County Council in Castlebar over the housing of a Syrian refugee family in a local authority estate in Castlebar.

Australia offered some relief for Famine orphan girls

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The extreme winter conditions of 1846/47 exacerbated the mounting crisis that the Great Famine had already created. The number of deaths from hunger in Galway town averaged between 25 and 30 a week. As well as the main workhouse on Newcastle Road (now the University College Hospital) auxiliary workhouses had opened at Barna, Newtownsmyth, Merchants Road, St Helen Street, and in Dangan. Six soup kitchens operated throughout the town feeding some 7,000 people a day and more as newcomers streamed in from rural districts. On one bitterly cold morning two children were found frozen to death on High Street. Another child dead nearby.

Higgins calls for Mayo-Galway rail line to be made a greenway

Redeveloping the Galway-Mayo railway corridor stands to reap significant rewards for local communities, but trying to revive it as an actual working railway is only a "pie in the sky" dream.

Higgins calls for Mayo-Galway rail line to be made a greenway

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Redeveloping the Galway-Mayo railway corridor stands to reap significant rewards for local communities, but trying to revive it as an actual working railway is only a "pie in the sky" dream.

Use the old N6 as the Greenway, Healy Eames tells Minister

Independent Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has asked Minister Paschal O’Donohoe to consider using the old N6 for the Greenway cycleway from Ballinasloe to Galway.

 

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