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Representatives of the planned Saudi investors in Galway United are expected in the city this week.
The civil war in Yemen has devastated the country and its people; saw European powers sell weapons to Saudi Arabia, one of the players in the conflict; and yet the conflict has received very little attention internationally.
One of the hoary auld reliables of the newspaper game is when your publication date coincides with April Fools Day. It is the one day of the year when the normal stuff that passes for local news is embellished into extraordinary auld stuff designed to catch the eye, but to be not too good to actually convince people that it is true. I remember about a decade ago, on one April 2, fielding calls from some concerned parishioners of the Cathedral who were shocked to hear our story of the previous day that a Monsignor Faproilio from The Vatican was introducing ATM-style confessionals in the Cathedral, from which you would receive your penance on a small receipt.
Recognising a Palestinian state is not just about rectifying historic injustice” but also provides “the best means of ensuring the long term peace and security of both Israel and Palestine”, a city councillor said this week.
Samaritans volunteers in Galway will be among those on hand for a staggering 12,500 hours over the festive season to listen to anyone having a tough time.
The 26th annual Samaritan Concert will take place on Wednesday, December 6 in the Franciscan Friary, Athlone at 8pm.
YOUNG, VIBRANT, proud, and engaging, the Lajee Dabka Dancers, will bring the traditional dance styles of Palestine to Monroe’s Live next week.
WAJADA, THE first full-length feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and winner of the CICAE Award at the Venice Film Festival 2012, will be shown in Galway.
It is often said that when one door closes, another one opens, and this certainly rings true for Jacinta and Val Lynam. After the couple were both made redundant by their former employer, they decided it was time to make the leap and start their own business. With Jacinta Lynam’s years of experience in the catering and hospitality industry as a general manager and Val’s passion and enthusiasm for food as a renowned head chef, they decided to merge their business and creative talents and launch an event catering company.
There was a double triumph for Athlone this week, as both Athlone Institute of Technology and local company Woodfit were successful in securing business deals during the Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Saudi Arabia.