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Galway City Council agrees loan for domestic violence refuge accommodation

The Galway City Council has agreed to raise a Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) loan for the construction of nine units for housing for women and children as a domestic violence refuge run by COPE Galway.

Funding for men’s sheds across Galway city and county

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Government funding of more than €26,000 has been approved for equipment upgrades and minor works at men’s sheds across Galway city and county. The money has come through the Community Enhancement Programme.

Funding for men’s sheds across Galway city and county

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Government funding of more than €26,000 has been approved for equipment upgrades and minor works at men’s sheds across Galway city and county. The money has come through the Community Enhancement Programme.

Holocaust memorial lecture by human rights professor

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Professor William A. Schabas, Emeritus Professor at NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Right will deliver a Holocaust Memorial Lecture on the role that ideas of racial superiority played in the Holocaust. The lecture, entitled “Genocide, the Holocaust, and the Lie of Racial Superiority”, will take place on Wednesday, January 23 at 7pm in the Lecture Theatre, Ryan Institute Annexe, NUI Galway

Pro-life advocate feels surgery protests are counter-productive

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I have been pro-life all my life. In fact, the very first time I voted was in 1983 in favour of bringing in the Eighth Amendment to the constitution, giving an equal right to life of the unborn with the mother carrying the child. To me it was a no brainer. The amendment was giving protection to the most vulnerable members of society.

Rabbitte calls for extension of meningitis B vaccine to all children

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The recent outbreak of meningitis cases, including three deaths from the illness, has led to a Galway TD demanding the Government consider providing the meningitis B vaccine free to all children.

SPARK awards in AIT fuel the social entrepreneurship agenda

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There is nothing more powerful than idea whose time has come.

Inspirational Galwaywomen to be recognised at inaugural Irish Women’s Awards 2019

Four Galway women are to be honoured for their excellence at the Irish Women’s Awards 2019 which will be held in Dublin later this month.

Joe Loughnane formally launches local election campaign

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Joe Loughnane, the chair of Galway Anti Racism Network, and a founder member of Galway Pro Choice, has this week officially launched his candidacy for the 2019 Local Elections.

96 per cent compliance rate for LPT in Mayo

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There was a compliance rate of 96.2 per cent for the payment of the Local Property Tax (LPT) in Mayo last year.

 

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