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Mayo Irish Community Rapid Response to take delivery of new vehicle today

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Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR) has announced the launch of a new rapid response vehicle for Mayo which will take place today, Friday, at 2.30pm in the Westport Plaza Hotel. The launch will be carried out by Minister Michael Ring.

Final Over The Edge for 2017

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A BRAZILIAN woman, a Welsh woman, and an Irishman will walk into the Galway City Library next week, not in a manner that will create the opening line of a joke, but rather to read from their fiction and poetry.

Learn Irish Sign Language in class or online with Sign Language Courses

Sign Language Courses celebrates the deaf community and is pleased that Irish Sign Language or ISL is well on its way through the Seanad political stages (achieved three of five) toward achieving formal recognition. This will put the language on equal footing with Irish and English and will have legal and formal positive effects on how information is disseminated, circulated, and on how accessible formal and informal technologies such as television will be experienced, with increased number of programmes subtitled and interpreted by sign language. Services and social life in general will become more accessible. The organisation encourages the non-deaf community to participate with the deaf community so that they may experience its culture and appreciate ISL.

Finding our way forward with the help of the past

I am going to talk with you all a bit this week about the whole Brexit business. Now, I am sure, like me, a lot of you have heard it going on all summer in bits and pieces, but it seems to be becoming serious now with Michel Barnier from the EU and David Davis from the UK having their serious talks together. But, as yet, no real outcome has emerged.

Learn Irish Sign Language in class or online with Sign Language Courses

Sign Language Courses celebrates the Deaf community and is pleased that Irish Sign Language or ISL is well on its way through the Seanad political stages (achieved three of five) toward achieving formal recognition. This will put the language on equal footing with Irish and English and will have legal and formal positive effects on how information is disseminated, circulated, and on how accessible formal and informal technologies such as television will be experienced, with increased number of programmes subtitled and interpreted by sign language. Services and social life in general will become more accessible. The organisation encourages the non-deaf community to participate with the Deaf community so that they may experience its culture and appreciate ISL.

Major housing development planned for Athlone

Ardent Lakeside, part of the Ardent Group, has submitted a planning application for 69 high-quality homes on a disused site near The Bower in Athlone.

One in five Irish households overheat homes

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Irish consumers could be unwittingly wasting hundreds of euro on their energy bills by overheating their homes, according to new research from Switcher.ie.

Learning Irish is fun with Cúrsa Gramco

Cúrsa Gramco is a three week Irish language course run by Séamas Ó Máirtín and his dedicated teachers in St Mary’s College in Galway city. Mr Ó Máirtín decided to set up Cúrsa Gramco so as to make the learning of Irish an enjoyable and positive experience. The course incorporates an understanding of the nuts and bolts of the language so that students become independent learners. Study skills are central to the course so that students learn how to self-assess.

Album review: WHY?

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THERE ARE few more individual, yet conversely definitive, voices in American indie than WHY? founder/leader/singer Yoni Wolf, and his brilliance and ambition as a songwriter, indeed composer, is writ large on Moh Lhean.

Creative writing classes @ Galway Arts Centre

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THE POET and short story writer Susan Millar DuMars will host a series of afternoon creative writing classes in the Galway Arts Centre, for beginners and continuing creative writing students, in poetry or fiction.

 

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