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Innovation is at the heart of Creganna Medical - new ideas and new improved ways of doing things is part of everyday life. And so, it came as no surprise when the Talent Acquisition Team launched their innovative recruitment app “Creganna Careers”, a first in the medical device sector.
DUKE SPECIAL is an artist who is forever restless, forever on the move. "I don't want to be sounding like I sounded 10 years ago," he has said. "I want to keep adding to what I've learned, keep developing."
It was the action that went down in military history as much for its commanders’ incompetence as for its soldiers’ perceived heroism.
Pat Kearney will succeed Noel Treacy as Galway county board chairman for 2017 after emerging victorious by one vote - 127 to 126 - in a nail-biting contest with Oughterard's Kevin Clancy last Monday night at the county board convention.
The Defence Forces are to recruit 1,450 new personnel in the next two years. This latest recruitment campaign will see a little more than 600 new personnel inducted to the force this year and a further 850 in 2017.
MARTIN O'MEARA was a WWI hero, winning the Victoria Cross for his bravery in battle in France with the Australian Forces, but after the war his life deteriorated. Now his story is being told in Under Any Old Gumtree.
AMERICAN SNIPER, the new film starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood, will be screened with subtitles this Thursday at 6.30pm in the IMC Galway.
FROM 1940 to 1944 France was occupied by Nazi Germany, and this tragic period is the setting for Franco-German film Diplomacy which screens in Galway this weekend.
This very fine painting ‘Listed for the Connaught Rangers, recruiting in Ireland 1878’, was painted by Elizabeth S Thompson, but following her marriage to Lieutenant General Sir William Butler of Bansha Castle, Co Tipperary, is best known as Lady Butler. It is not only extremely unusual for a woman artist to have so successfully worked in the highly masculine field of military art, but Lady Butler was an exception in many ways. She was an innovator, particularly in her sensitive and humane depiction of the ordinary soldier. Detail was all important. She was a regular visitor to Chelsea Hospital, and other retirement homes for soldiers, to question survivors, sometimes getting them to re-enact a particular scene.
More than 170 lots from the important Arthur Quinlan collection will be auctioned by Matthews auctioneers of Oldcastle, Co Meath, next week.