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Five mistakes when using air conditioning system

It’s been a long time since people would set out on a trip in the early hours of the morning to avoid driving under the hot sun, or driving down the motorway with the windows down to reduce heat build-up in the car.

Improve your health with Buteyko Breathing

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Many of us are looking for the most simple, inexpensive, yet effective natural strategies to help optimise our health, and it doesn’t get any more simple or affordable than learning to breathe properly.

Traditional Chinese medicine offers relief from IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome is more common than a lot of people realise, affecting up to 20 per cent of people at some time during their lives. Almost 80 per cent of those who suffer from the condition are women.

News in Brief

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Some of the news in breif from around this county this week.

Local students recognised at Young Scientist Exhibition

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The crane at Woodquay

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In the early 19th century, most of the area we see in our photograph would have been under water. Woodquay was so called because of the 150 feet wooden quay that ran the length of it. It was a kind of second docks for the city, attracting a lot of commercial traffic down the river. The Corrib Drainage Scheme in 1852 began to change the face of the space we are looking at, and later, when Steamer’s Quay was built, the area was gradually filled in and reclaimed.

Galway Astronomy Club talk on next generation of giant space telescopes

Galway Astronomy Club is to hold a talk at the Harbour Hotel next Monday November 5 (starting at 7.30) on the next generation of giant space telescopes being constructed around the globe.

GMIT welcomes €200m announcement of investment in Institutes of Technology

The President of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, and the Chief Executive of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), Dr Joseph Ryan, have welcome the announcement of a major capital investment in higher education.

Do you have some time to give back to youth in Ballina?

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If you are interested in giving leadership to local teens in a voluntary capacity, why not sign up to Ballina’s Neighbourhood Youth Project. Established on Pearse Street in 1998, the youth project has provided wonderful services to local youth over the years and has, in recent times, been increasing its focus on STEM — science, technology, engineering, and maths — related initiatives.

Young Scientist organisers call for an early approach to meet increasing demand for STEM graduates

Organisers of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, have suggested that Ireland needs to take an early, more rounded, approach to fostering an interest in STEM with students. This comes as this year’s Leaving Cert results show an increase, under the new marking scheme, of student securing top level marks in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, technical graphics, and maths.

 

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