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Two NUI Galway buildings vie for national awards

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Two NUI Galway buildings have been shortlisted for major national awards in the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards. The recently completed Mayo Medical Academy building is shortlisted for the Heritage and Conservation Award, while the Clinical and Translational Research Facility has been shortlisted for the prestigious title of Engineering Project of the Year, which will be decided by public vote.

Partial scholarships now available at Stageschool Galway

StageSchool Galway, one of Ireland’s leading part time theatre centres, has a limited number of partial scholarships available offering 25 per cent off tuition fees for one year in its afternoon school from 2pm to 5pm. (terms and conditions apply*).

Tuam Adult Learning Centre holding open day to mark Literacy Awareness Week

Adult Literacy Awareness week takes place from Monday to Friday, September 21-25. The aim of the week is to promote local literacy services, raise awareness of the benefits of improving reading, writing, and numeracy skills, and to highlight the benefits of helping people with poor literacy and numeracy skills accessing adult education, to create a more inclusive society.

Nutrition to support smoking cessation

In January many of us make positive lifestyle changes, with quitting cigarettes being one of the top New Year’s resolutions. This is brilliant news with more than 5,200 lives lost to tobacco related illness each year in Ireland. We are now over halfway through the year, have you still stuck to your resolution or have you, like many, found the temptation too hard and abandoned your efforts?

Corrib camping club wants new members to enjoy the great outdoors

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Camping and caravanning is very much back in vogue in Ireland.

Want to make a biodiversity plan for your area?

Westmeath County Council has issued an invitation to anyone who would like to prepare a biodiversity plan for their area. There is a two-day course commencing on Tuesday April 14 in the Greville Arms, Mullingar at 7pm. The second day will be run in May.

Third level scholarships

Now that the CAO application is complete and the HEAR and DARE applications are under way, the next series of applications are for students with high standards of achievement in extracurricular pursuits such as sports, performance arts, and creative arts. For those currently studying in fifth year or transition year, this might be the right time to explore the opportunities and benefits your extracurricular pursuits can bring you when applying for a place at third level.

Do betting odds reflect the political reality in Galway West?

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Insider always raises an eyebrow when bookies issue their odds on election betting - who’s a favourite, who’s not, etc - indeed, one of Ireland’s well known bookies gets RED C to carry out polling for it regularly, hence the odds that bookmaker offers reflects the results of the polls.

Passionate about science? FameLab needs you!

Held annually in over 20 countries across the globe, FameLab is the world’s largest science communication competition. FameLab is coming to Ireland again in 2015, and for the very first time, a regional heat is being held in the Midlands.

Nutritionist Sarah Keogh to give talk at McInerney’s SuperValu Loughrea

As proud sponsors of the GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship, McInerney’s SuperValu Loughrea will be hosting an instore nutritional talk on Thursday January 29 at 7pm.

 

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