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European teaching staff visit GMIT to promote study opportunities

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A group of teaching staff from third-level colleges in Europe visited GMIT this week to outline the opportunities for Irish students to study abroad under the EU Erasmus Plus programme. The visit is part of a joint GMIT/IT Tallaght-hosted International Week.

Barca’s football trickery originates in Derry

The recent penalty in the Barcelona versus Celta Vigo game involving Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez caused a number of extraordinary comments and a ridiculous amount of moralising from a number of football pundits, especially Mister "with an opinion on everything" Eamon Dunphy.

Golden Island shopping centre sold for €43.5m

Athlone’s Golden Island shopping centre has been sold by Tesco to Swiss bank Credit Suisse for a sum of €43.5 million.

Irish debut for Dutch baritone Henk Neven

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THE IRISH debut of Dutch baritone Henk Neven takes place in NUI Galway's Aula Maxima on Thursday February 4 at 8pm, where he will perform songs by Mendelssohn, Schuman, Ibert, and Ravel.

117 companies confirmed for Skipper Expo

117 companies from the Irish fishing industry will exhibit at at Skipper Expo Int at the Galway Bay Hotel on 4 and 5 March.

Your A-Z review of the sporting year

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VAT refunds for charities

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It is said that “charity begins at home”.  It is also said “look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves”.  Maybe this has been updated for cents and euros I’m not sure but as part of the recent Budget documentation, a report on the VAT cost for charities was released by the Department of Finance.  Its main findings and representations were put forward by the Irish charities Tax Reform Group, a working group formed to examine proposals of reducing the VAT burden on charities in Ireland. 

Quarter of a million crimes committed by people on bail says Grealish

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Almost a quarter of a million crimes — from murder to public order breaches — have been committed by offenders out on bail for other charges over the past 10 years, leading a Galway TD to demand changes in the laws as to how such people are dealt with.

Jobs boost as JFC Marine creates 20 new R&D and engineering jobs

John Concannon, MD. JFC Manufacturing last week announced the creation of 20 new jobs at the ‘Innovating the future of Marine Navigation Safety’  at the launch of the west of Ireland company’s new division, JFC Marine. 

Nineteenth Baboró Festival inspires many children and families

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Some 15,700 attended the 19th Baboró International Arts Festival for Children over the course of the week-long festival, which ended last Sunday. This year’s festival came with a promise to ‘do your heart good’ and the rich and varied programme made sure of that. With shows catering for babies right up to ages 15, this year’s festival featured beautifully imaginative and inspiring shows from Ireland as well as Canada, the Ukraine, Italy, Belgium, and Spain.

 

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