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Cillian Murphy to launch new history book in Galway

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Cillian Murphy, the acclaimed Irish actor and star of Peaky Blinders and Ken Loach's The Wind That Shakes The Barley film, will launch a new book on politics of memory in post-independence Ireland.

‘Architecture at the Edge’ festival symposium to generate creative discourse about public spaces

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A keynote event on the first day of the inaugural Architecture at the Edge festival will provide an opportunity for architects, planners, designers, creatives and local communities to talk about the shape of our built environment. The half day symposium entitled ‘Placemaking’ will be held on Friday 29th September at the O’Donoghue Centre NUI, Galway. What makes a great place to live? Who is involved in the making of places in which we live, work and play? How can we make more of our public places? These are just some of the questions to be explored at the symposium.

Galway teens to screen documentary on autism

A group of Galway teenagers, who are on the autism spectrum, will host the world premiere of a documentary which they produced in the Institute For Lifecourse and Society (ILAS), NUI Galway, tomorrow at 2pm.

Make social policy inclusive from cradle to the grave, Varadkar told ahead of Galway lecture

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Ahead of his delivery of the second Biennial Distinguished Lecture in Galway this evening, Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar has been asked to ensure that policy does not divide society into sectors and that it should be based on inclusivity from the cradle to the grave.

Another leap for NUI Galway in prestigious global rankings

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NUI Galway has continued its rise in global ranking as the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016/2017 today confirms the university’s position within the top tier of Irish universities. NUI Galway made a significant leap into the 201-250 range, compared to 351-400 in 2012.

Joe Duffy to speak on childhood during Ireland's revolution

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Liveline's Joe Duffy will be in Galway this weekend to speak as part of a two day conference examining the history of children and childhood during and after the revolutionary period in Ireland.

The Savage Loves His Native Shore

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DIALYSIS PATIENTS in Galway, and the nursing staff who look after them, have created a fascinating exhibition for this year's Galway International Arts Festival - The Savage Loves His Native Shore.

Oughterard fundraiser to help people with Alzheimer’s disease

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A fundraiser spearheaded by a Co Galway woman who lost her mother to dementia has raised €4,000 for a local Alzheimer charity.

€50,000 Prize Fund for SCCUL Enterprise Awards

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. 

 

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