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Moate teen attends international youth leadership conference

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Two teens from Westmeath, Euan McDonnell from Mullingar and Adam Costelloe from Moate, attended the Foróige International Youth Leadership Conference in Maynooth last week.

Do not miss Galway City Yoga Festival

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The Galway City Yoga Festival takes place on September 10 at Knocknacarra Community Centre from 9.30am to 6pm.

An Indian summer for Athlone – as top tour operators pay a visit

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Seven leading tour operators from India have been visiting Westmeath this week on a fact-finding tour organised by Tourism Ireland in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI.

Bring the sun to your interiors

Dreaming of fleeing the cold and dreary weather/thinking of warm sunny beaches, well why not use summer colours all year round in your home and designer Manuel Canovas fabrics and wallpapers are your solution.

A stranger among the poor

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During her first visit to Ireland while walking the road from Oranmore to Loughrea, Aesnath Nicholson, a lone witness to the growing desperation of the poor as successive years of the Great Famine took its frightening toll, stopped to rest her blistered feet. She leant against a wall and thought about the advice her friends had given her in America. They told her the trip was reckless and she would damage her health. Yet even at that moment she asked herself: Would she rather be back in her parlour in New York?

Minister announces thirty new jobs at online education platform Alison

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Alison, one of the world’s largest free e-learning platforms, last week welcomed Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor to their newly refurbished offices in Galway Technology Park, Parkmore to announce the creation of 30 new jobs due to the company’s expansion.

'Galway was a friendly, spiritual, city, so I decided to remain here'

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In 2014, Galway saw the opening of its first mosque - the Mosque of Mary on the Old Monivea Road, Ballybrit. It was erected by the Ahmadiyya Muslim community which is headed by Imam Ibrahim Noonan, a man with strong faith and a fascinating life story as I discovered when meeting him for an afternoon chat in the House Hotel.

Galway’s first yoga festival to take place next week

One of Galway’s foremost yogis, Aisling Reidy of Optimum Health, is bringing the first yoga festival to Galway along with some of the country’s most accredited yoga teachers. The festival will run at Esker Monastery in east Galway from Friday April 28 to Sunday April 30. This is a full bed and board festival, so from the Friday to the Sunday, attendees will stay on site at Esker.

Athlone Guide leader honoured for 50 years of service

An Athlone Guide leader has received a 50-year service award from Irish Girl Guides (IGG).

Ronan Scully sets off on his Irish Camino

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Renowned charity fundraiser Ronan Scully will put his best foot forward along with family, friends, and colleagues as he celebrates his 50th birthday next week by walking across Ireland for charity. He will also be joined and supported/sponsored by Paul Galvin and his staff from Galvin’s Menswear shop in Tullamore, Co Offaly; Richard Donovan of the North Pole Marathon and Global Running Adventures, based in Galway; and Eamon Victory of Centra Shop, Dunleer, Co Louth.

 

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