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Galway engineering talent honoured at prestigious awards

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Galway engineering talent has been honoured at the annual Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards, with a number of projects and professionals from the county recognised for their exceptional contributions.

Former Provost of Trinity College visits his alma mater in Claremorris

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Dr John Hegarty, former Provost of Trinity College and past-pupil of St Colman's College, recently visited the college recently to speak to sixth year students.

Pro-life community must continue its work, says Mullen

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‘No’ voters upset about the outcome of last Friday’s referendum should perhaps think about what would have happened if things had gone the other way.

World MS Day events to raise awareness

Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is pleased to announce that World MS Day 2018 will take place on Wednesday, May 30 to raise awareness and support people living with MS in County Westmeath.

Coláiste Chiaráin pupils reach the regional final of this year’s Young Environmentalist Awards

Two groups of students from Coláiste Chiaráin have reached the regional final of the ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2018, which will be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, on Wednesday, April 11.

Women complain at ‘blatant’ discrimination in teaching profession

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Week IV

Could you live without plastic for a week?

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High profile Galwegians are tackling the challenge of living ‘plastic free’ for the week commencing February 5 as part of Plastic Free Week in Galway City. Participants include Mayor of Galway City Pearce Flannery; Jake Heenan, Flanker for Connacht Rugby; JP McMahon, of Michelin-star restaurant Aniar; Hannah Kiely, Chief Executive of Galway2020; Dr Peter Heffernan, Chief Executive of the Marine Institute; and a number of well-known faces from the cast of Ros na Rún, among others.

Anne Conlon is new Network Ireland Mayo branch president

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Network Ireland, Mayo Branch has announced the election of Anne Conlon as its new president for 2018. The election took place at the recent AGM. Ms Conlon, who is managing director of Castlebar-based Conlon Training since its establishment in 2010, was delighted to accept the nomination. As part of this role Ms Conlon is on the national executive, a role she took up in 2017 as vice president of Network Mayo. She was also appointed to the national sponsorship group in 2017, which is responsible for the funding of all 15 Networks in Ireland.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway

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The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has this morning appointed the Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. It is planned that Bishop Brendan’s installation will take place in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on 11 February 2018, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Roll into books this weekend in Westport

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Westport’s Rolling Sun Book Festival takes place this weekend and brings yet more household names to light up mid-November. From media mogul Mark Little to film maker Jim Sheridan and anthologist Niall MacMonagle to author Paul Perry, the line up promises some exceptional events. The Rolling Sun Book Festival began yesterday evening, Thursday, and concludes with a live recording of RTE’s Sunday Miscellany on Sunday, November 19.

 

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