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Local Traveller sites show 10 breaches of human rights

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Ten internationally recognised human rights are being breached on a daily basis on the Traveller sites and group housing schemes in the city and county, a major new survey will reveal tomorrow when it is unveiled in Galway.

Athlone poet wins Listowel Writers Week poetry award

Athlone poet Jackie Gorman has won the 2017 Listowel Writers Week Single Poem Award.

Galway man retraces Roger Casement’s Amazon journey

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Galway City native Dr. Brendan Tobin, self described “nomadic lawyer” and human rights activist will give a talk on “Orphans of the Rubber Boom: Roger Casement’s Legacy in the Amazon” in Galway City Library, St. Augustine Street, Galway on Monday next - November 21 - at 6.30 p.m.

Director of the Irish Centre for High End Computing receives one of France’s highest honours

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One of France’s highest honours has been bestowed on an Irish-based technology expert. Professor Jean Christophe (JC) Desplat, Director of the Irish Centre for High End Computing (ICHEC), which is hosted by NUI Galway, has received the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Knight of the Order of Academic Palms).

Galway to mark UN World Refugee Day

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“Ireland’s response to the refugee crisis has been shameful - from the long term incarceration of children and adults in Direct Provision, to the pitiful response by Government offering asylum to just 4,000 people - of which only 10 Syrian refugees have been received so far.”

World-renowned constitutional expert to speak at law conference at NUI Galway

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Professor Mark Tushnet, a world-renowned constitutional expert from Harvard Law School, will be the keynote speaker at the seventh Annual Conference of the Irish Society of Comparative Law (ISCL). This conference, organised by the NUI Galway’s School of Law in collaboration with the Irish Centre for Human Rights, will be held from 23-24 May at Áras Moyola, NUI Galway.

Holocaust survivor Reichental to give talk in city on Sunday

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A survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, will give a talk about his experience of the Holocaust in the Seminar Room of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway on Sunday, 8 November at 1pm.

Fundraiser to take place in the Town Hall for assault victim Shane Grogan

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A fundraising event will take place in the Town Hall Theatre on Monday December 7 in aid of Tuam man Shane Grogan who was seriously injured in an unprovoked assault in the town three years ago.

 

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