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‘It is only when you work alongside extremely poor that you realise that statistics never tell the full story’

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With an infant mortality rate of almost 20 per cent, a life expectancy of just 58 years, and an HIV/AIDS epidemic that kills 50,000 people a year and has orphaned as many as 700,000 children, the stark facts about life in Kenya can be depressing.

Group to meet in Castlebar on undocumented Irish in America

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A newly formed group campaigning on behalf of the undocumented Irish in America is to meet in Castlebar on Monday.

Conference in NUI Galway to discuss future of European journalism

Delegates from across the EU are in Galway this week to discuss the future of journalism in Europe at a two-day event in NUI Galway’s Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Israeli film-maker to speak in Galway

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ISRAELI FILM-MAKER and journalist Yotam Feldman will be in Galway next week for a screening of his award winning documentary, The Lab, which examines how the military occupation of Gaza and the West Bank has become a profitable asset for Israel.

Art to be projected onto city centre buildings under Year of Light

Children will have the chance to have their art projected onto walls in Galway city centre locations and app enthusiasts will get access to new apps under the designation by the UN of 2015 as the International Year of Light.

Public meeting on Syriza, Greece, and Ireland

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The election of Syriza has shaken up European politics and has lain down a challenge to the neo-liberal consensus of ‘there is no alternative to austerity’, but what does it mean for Ireland?

PPD expansion brings new jobs to Athlone

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) has expanded its operations in Athlone which will bring its workforce up to 150. The expansion includes a new, state-of-the-art laboratory.

Confusion in council chamber over vote on Irish Water motion

Mayo County Council took not one, but two votes on what appeared on the surface to be the same motion last Monday and ended up with two different results.

‘This Government resembles a substitute teacher who cannot control the class’

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In a famous speech in 1992 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth referred to having just endured ‘an annus horribilis’. Well at Christmas 2014 any member of the Irish Government could make the very same statement.

Council pass motion of no confidence in Irish Water

Westmeath County Council has unanimously passed a motion of no confidence in Irish Water, and are calling on the Government to abolish water charges.

 

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