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Massive boost for marine research as Galway Bay Ocean Observatory completed at weekend

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A significant piece of ocean research infrastructure was brought to fruition with the completion of the Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory over the weekend.  Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment.  The observatory is now entering into a commissioning period and is expected to be operational in the coming months. 

Report finds Galway could be an international hub for creative industry

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Galway city and county has significant opportunity to develop its arts and culture sector into a global creative hub, and could make giant strides in areas such as ICT and the local food industry, according to a study published this week.

Cantar! - The Marine Institute Singers in concert

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THE MARINE Institute Singers, winners of the inaugural 2013 ChoirFactor competition will host Cantar!, a night of choral music on Saturday June 13 at 8pm in St Nicholas's Collegiate Church.

Galway ready to give a 'royal' welcome to Charles and Camilla

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Tourism bosses are confident next week's royal visit to Galway will lead to a surge in the number of visitors from the UK. Views of the city and county will be beamed across the world due to the presence of Prince Charles and Camilla The Duchess of Cornwall on Tuesday. The world's media, which avidly follows members of the royal family to every destination, will undoubtedly ensure the city and county gets a well deserved share of the spotlight.

Initiative to give teenage inventors a head start comes to Galway

Galway Science and Technology Forum, in partnership with NUI Galway, has invited TeenTech to Galway. TeenTech is an industry-led initiative that helps students understand how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects are the pathway to tomorrow’s careers, and to give teenage inventors and innovators a head start.

Twenty thousand visitors expected at Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition

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This weekend will see the 17th Galway Science and Technology Festival host its free final day exhibition at NUI Galway. The event, which features shows, workshops, and more than 80 interactive stands showcasing the work and research of Galway’s leading science and technology organisations, is expected to attract in the region of 20,000 visitors.

Antarctic explorer named as visiting professor at NUI Galway

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Antarctic explorer, Professor Bill Baker of the University of South Florida, has been appointed as Visiting Professor of Marine Biodiscovery at NUI Galway through funding from the Beaufort Research Awards for one year.

Chamber wecomes government decision to commence income tax reduction

Galway Chamber has welcomed the Government's decision, as per Budget 2015, to commence income tax reductions but says an opportunity to do more to help SMEs create jobs has been missed.

New €15 coin launched in honour of inventor John Philip Holland

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A new €15 limited edition silver proof collector coin honouring John Philip Holland, the Irish born inventor of the modern submarine, was launched on Monday in Oranmore by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Central Bank issues commemorative coin in honour of Irish inventor John Philip Holland

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The Central Bank of Ireland will launch today (1 September 2014) a €15 limited edition Silver Proof collector coin to commemorate John Philip Holland [1841 - 1914], the Irish born inventor of the modern submarine.

 

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