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Joe Connolly, who captained Galway to a memorable All-Ireland hurling victory in 1980; former Labour leader Pat Rabbitte, and Tramp Press co-founder Lisa Coen, are among this year's NUI Galway Alumni Award Winners.
The Mayo Schools' Debating Competition, organised by Mayo Association Dublin, sponsored by MAYO.ie and in association with Bank of Ireland, held its Grand Final in Trinity College Dublin on Saturday last. The motion for debate was "That this house is against independence for Catalonia’, which produced a lively debate, with speeches of exceptional ability on both sides.
First things first: Trump’s election was greeted by wild rumours in Galway that all the US multinationals would be forced by the new president to re-locate to North America. This did not happen under Obama, as was initially feared, and it will not happen under Trump.
The extent to which we are resigned to politicians making promises they do not intend to keep was laid bare during the last Dáil term when Pat Rabbitte famously asked: “Isn’t that what you tend to during an election?”
Seismic! Earthquake! Meltdown! Some of the words being used to describe the outcome of last week’s General Election. With the results still being digested, it is too early to go into a detailed analysis – Insider hopes to return to that once the various tallies, results, and exit polls have been parsed – but the headline outcomes are quite stark.
The housing crisis, water charges, and inequality will be the focus of a pre election public meeting organised by the Anti Austerity Alliance this Thursday at 8pm in the Menlo Park Hotel.
If you have the opportunity, please try and get to see Brooklyn, the film which is now showing at major cinemas throughout the country.