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NUI Galway conference on Irish Parliamentary Party to commemorate the Decade of Centenaries

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What was Home Rule? How did John Redmond’s Irish Parliamentary Party operate and how was it viewed throughout the country prior to 1916? How popular was Redmond’s decision to call on Irishmen to fight in World War I? 

Controversy over FORUM Connemara rumbles on

A local senator has this week questioned the democracy of a decision to withdraw social inclusion funding from FORUM Connemara. The organisation has administered social and community assistance programmes in Connemara for the past 25 years, but was informed last month that service will shortly come to an end.

City to host public meeting on cyber-bullying

Galway parents will have a chance to shape new legislation tackling cyber-bullying at a meeting in the city this evening.

Galway divided over Seanad abolition with only a day to go to the vote

Galway is split on whether or not to abolish Seanad Éireann, with campaigners encountering mixed views on the issue only 24 hours ahead of polling.

Feargal Quinn to advise people on how to get a job

A Fine Gael senator is urging jobseekers and people interested in starting their own business in Galway to register for a talk being given by entrepreneur, Senator Feargal Quinn.

Galway politicians throw weight behind Solas Picture Palace

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Following the launch of a campaign by the Advertiser last week, political momentum to secure funds for the Solas Picture Palace on Lower Merchants Road is gaining pace, with Galway TDs and senators meeting Environment Minister Phil Hogan yesterday.

Largest Chinese state broadcaster to make programmes on Galway tourism

China’s largest state-run TV broadcaster, Xinhua, is to visit Galway next week to make programmes on tourism here, with a second programme in the pipeline focusing on trade and investment, that is according to Fine Gael Senator for Galway West, Fidelma Healy Eames.

Labour to hold National Conference in Galway in April

The Labour Party will hold its 2012 National Conference in Galway in April.

Tales from the Upper House

In what may be the last Seanad, Galway senator

Tales from the Upper House

The GAA is a fine example of an organisation not afraid of change; not afraid to invest in a world class stadium; brave to modify some of their historical tenets to reflect a changed world. The club and county structure provide a fantastic means to relay back to HQ what is happening on the ground. If rules of the game need to be changed, after proposals, discussion and a vote, they are changed, the sport no less engaging. Politics should pay heed.


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