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Messiah to be performed at Knock Basilica for the first time

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The trumpet shall sound on November 18 in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, attended by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins, Knock Basilica has announced the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah.

Taoiseach announces €6 million investment and 20 new jobs in Newport

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Saturday, announced the creation of 20 new jobs and a €6 million investment in the Marine Institute's facility in Newport.  The 20 new positions will be based at the Marine Institute, Newport, where they will be engaged on a number of research projects funded from a secured pot of €6 million in research grants from a number of agencies including Science Foundation Ireland, Interreg, EU H2020/European Research Council, European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the British Research Council.

Robot explorers and alien life among the topics at Galway Astronomy Festival this weekend

Alien life, astrophotography, space law, rockets and robots are among the subjects being discussed at this weekend’s Galway Astrofest, the largest annual astronomy festival in the country.

Minister Harris announces a new programme involving NUI Galway to advance clinical research capability among doctors

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A team of Irish clinical academics have secured one of seven major awards that have been made across the UK and Ireland by Wellcome*. The scheme, which will be known as Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme, will support the intake of eight postgraduate trainee doctors per year for a five-year period, providing fully integrated clinical and research training up to consultant level.

NUI Galway to host civil engineering conference

NUI Galway will host a conference, organised by the Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland, which will acknowledge emerging technologies in the field of civil engineering, and facilitate discussion with early-career researchers about the future of industry.

Public lecture on centenary of James Connolly's execution

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The centenary of James Connolly's execution for his role in the 1916 Rising will be marked in Galway with a public lecture on the history of socialism and republicanism, including Connolly's contribution to both.

A feast of Irish student drama in Galway to conclude next week

The Irish Student Drama Association (ISDA) Festival, hosted by NUI Galway’s Drama Society, will run in Galway from until Wednesday next March 23. The ten-day festival will hold 18 productions in five venues throughout the city including The Mick Lally Theatre, An Taibhdhearc and The Bank of Ireland Theatre, NUI Galway.

A feast of student drama

The Irish Student Drama Association Festival, hosted by NUI Galway’s Drama Society, will run in Galway from March 14 - 23 . The 10-day festival will hold 18 productions in five venues throughout the city including The Mick Lally Theatre, An Taibhdhearc, and The Bank of Ireland Theatre NUI Galway.

Kilmovee lecture series lines up some engaging events

 

Des Kelly - the quiet legend of Irish music

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HE FOUNDED The Capitol Showband that scored a number of firsts for Irish bands at home and abroad. He discovered songwriting legend Phil Coulter, he set visionary trad band Planxty on the road to success, he is Des Kelly.

 

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