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