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Public lecture on Pádraic Ó Conaire’s revolutionary side

The name Pádraic Ó Conaire provokes thoughts of his short story ‘M’asal Beag Dubh’, Albert Power’s charming statue, or of his “fondness for a drop” - few think of his involvement in the Irish revolution.

NUI Galway co-hosts Judging Shaw exhibition at Columbia University on Monday

NUI Galway and The Royal Irish Academy, in association with the Heyman Center, Columbia University, New York, will host a Judging Shaw Day, featuring a roundtable discussion entitled, ‘Shaw, Our Contemporary?’ a keynote lecture by Fintan O’Toole and a Judging Shaw Exhibition, on this Monday April 16 at Columbia University.

McFadden calls for more women in politics

The aim of getting more women involved in politics in Ireland is unfinished business, according to Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, who is encouraging all women to get involved in representing their communities.

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.

‘We have to put our biases under the microscope'

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EMILY CULLEN is a poet, an academic, a harpist, and, in April, will preside over her first Cúirt International Festival of Literature as programme director. Cúirt has been a passion since her student days, and now in a position to run the festival, she has a vision for it that places 'diversity' at its core.

GB Shaw - a play and a lecture at NUIG

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GEORGE BERNARD Shaw will be celebrated, examined, and performed at NUI Galway - with a production of his play The Millionairess, and a public discussion on his life and work, involving Fintan O'Toole.

Speech and drama training — the key to natural self confidence

Speech and drama classes are rooted in encouraging students to develop a love of literature, poetry, and drama, and improving their standard of communication through the spoken word. The Garvey School of Speech and Drama works at developing students' self-confidence and a broad range of essential life skills that will support them in the future.

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Historic bilingual publication of Pádraic Ó Conaire’s classic stories

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First published in Irish in 1918, Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven Virtues of the Rising is a collection of seven stories by Pádraic Ó Conaire (1882–1928), published in English for the first time. Despite the title of the collection, the stories themselves are not directly concerned with the actual events of the 1916 Rising, although there are several allusions to key figures and locations.

Well-known Galway history professor honoured

NUI Galway's Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh has received an honorary degree from the National University of Ireland for his contribution to Irish history, the Irish language and Irish public life.

 

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