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Fine Gael Minister meets members of Independence Alliance in Athlone

Fine Gael Deputy, Simon Coveney, travelled to Athlone yesterday (Tuesday, March 15) to hold discussions with members of the Independent Alliance regarding the formation of the next Government, including newly elected TD Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.

Seamus Carter, athlete, Gaeilgóir, patriot

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Seamus Carter was a fluent Irish speaker who was a member of the Gaelic League since its inception. He was the secretary of the Oireachtas when it was held in Galway in 1913, the famous photograph of which hangs in the Town Hall.

Introduce a dress-code for our national parliament, says Higgins

Senator Lorraine Higgins has called for an Oireachtas dress code to be introduced following General Election 2016, adding that it is unacceptable that members of Dail and Seanad Eireann would enter the chambers of our national parliament dressed in unsuitable attire.’

New Sean-nós Dancer in Residence at Centre for Irish Studies

NUI Galway’s Centre for Irish Studies has announced the appointment of Páraic Ó hOibicín as Sean-nós Dancer in Residence for 2016.

Troy calls on Minister Reilly to take action on child protection report

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Children, Robert Troy, has called on the Minister for Children, James Reilly, to take immediate action to reform the child protection and welfare systems and fully implement the recommendations of the Eighth Report of the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection.

Keane Brothers New Year concerts

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SEAN KEANE and his brothers, known as both The Keane Brothers and Citizens Keane, give their annual New Year concerts at the Claregalway Hotel on Friday January 1 and Saturday 2 2016.

AIT president welcomes publication of Technological Universities Bill

The president of Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin, has welcomed the publication by the Minister of Education and Skills of the Technological Universities Bill 2015.

Fine Gael statement on Brian Walsh's decision not to contest General Election

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The Fine Gael Constituency Executive of Galway West & South Mayo would like to pay tribute to Brian Walsh T.D and his family for the contribution he has made to Fine Gael and the people of Galway West.

Galwayman wins major literary award for novel

Galwayman Brian Ó Broin has been awarded first prize in the national literary competition An t-Oireachtas for his novel An Eachtra ar Oileán na Rún.

New health Bill will tackle alcohol misuse

Three people die in Ireland every day as a result of alcohol misuse. Alcohol is linked to seven types of cancer, including those of the liver, colon, and breast in women. Alcohol is a factor in one in 10 deaths before the age of 50.

 

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