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Flooding, a more regular feature these days?

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Insider feels the pain of all those who have been affected by the recent flooding events in Galway city. Nor should we forget farmers in the county, who are still feeling the effects of the incessant rainfall.

Galway traffic can ease if we make two hard choices on housing and cars

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During my 33 years, Galway has changed from a large town to a small city. But we haven’t done a good job of managing that change. Housing estate after housing estate has sprung up with little additional services in the form of public transport, cycle lanes, community centres or local businesses. Jobs were located in business and industrial parks far away from where people lived.

Choir entry deadline fast approaching for Choral Festival

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The bright, warm and long evenings during the month of May are very much on the minds of choirs this month as the countdown to the choir entry deadline of Wednesday January 31 draws near. The organisers of the now well-established Mayo International Choral Festival have been inundated with inquiries for this May, with many returning choirs, which is most unusual considering that choirs tend to visit a different location each year.

435million-year-old fossil starfish discovered in Maam Valley

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A new species of fossil starfish discovered in the Maam Valley has been found to be 435 million years old, according to the latest issue of The Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, published by the Royal Irish Academy.

Two decades of perfect sound for Galway Choral Association

Galway Choral Association is 20 years young in 2018, and to mark the occasion they are hosting a gala concert this weekend.

Europeans give thumbs down to self driving cars

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Two out of three European drivers want to be able to drive even if self-driving cars become commonplace, according to a major new piece of research launched by Mazda.

Mayo arts bursary winners announced

Mayo County Council Arts Service has announced the recipients of awards and bursaries for 2017 for amateur drama, music recording assistance, and Tyrone Guthrie regional bursaries.

Four academics awarded GMIT President’s Award for Teaching Excellence

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The president of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, presented four outstanding GMIT academics with the GMIT President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at this year’s GMIT conferring ceremonies, attended by their families, friends and colleagues.

Hosting a vegan this Christmas?

Due to the ongoing rise in plant-based diets, it is very likely that more people than ever will be eating vegan during the festive period.

Making it in the global village

The CAO online application system has just recently opened, bringing many students to that critical juncture regarding decisions about their life path. Those who are considering apprenticeships, post Leaving Cert courses (PLCs), private colleges, and gap years still have time to mull over their options while they prepare for exams. Students who are seeking to enter programmes in a wide range of disciplines, in systems where entry requirements are low, need to make those big decisions soon.

 

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