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Judge McGuinness appointed chair of NUI Galway governing authority

Retired supreme court judge, former senator and lifelong activist, Judge Catherine McGuinness was appointed this week as chair of NUI Galway's Údarás na hOllscoile (governing authority).

President Higgins to visit RnaG for fortieth celebrations

President Michael D Higgins is to visit Raidió na Gaeltachta HQ in Connemara tomorrow as part of the station’s 40-year celebrations.

Nolan and Keaveney - this county ain’t big enough for the both of us

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Galway is set to become the battleground for an internecine struggle over who will be elected chair of the Labour Party this month as both the party’s Galway TDs - Derek Nolan (Galway West) and Colm Keaveney (Galway East) are understood to be touting for support among their parliamentary colleagues.

Nolan in bid to become Labour Party chair

Labour’s Galway West Derek Nolan has been nominated to contest the position of chair of the Labour Party at the forthcoming National Conference in April.

Michael D to pay first visit as president to NUI Galway

Fifty years after his enrolment as a mature student Michael D Higgins is to pay a visit, for the first time as President of Ireland, to NUI Galway tomorrow afternoon.

NUIG announces 2012 Alumni Award winners

Druid co-founder and actress Marie Mullen and the Attorney General Máire Whelan will be among the recipients of the 2012 NUI Galway Alumni Awards.

A tribal book hamper for Christmas

THE NUMBER of books produced by Galway publishers or written by Galway authors over the last number of months has been as prolific as it has been varied and allows the Galway reading public the ideal opportunity to support local presses and writers, thus celebrating the scribes of their native city.

Back to the future with Michael D and Giovanni Trapattoni?

“We must seek to build together an active, inclusive citizenship; based on participation, equality, respect for all, and the flowering of creativity in all its forms. A confident people is our hope, a people at ease with itself, a people that grasps the deep meaning of the proverb; Ní neart go cur le chéile’ - our strength lies in our common weal - our social solidarity.”

Castlebar students at President’s inaugeration

Ten pupils from St Angela's NS Castlebar will be among the guests at Dublin Castle today (Friday November 11) for the inauguration of President Michael D Higgins.

Good luck, Mr President

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Despite the intense pressure on space and limitations on the numbers who can attend, there is expected to be a strong Galway presence at the various events that will see Michael D Higgins installed as the ninth president of Ireland.

 

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