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Mary Robinson to speak at NUI Galway on ‘The Necessity of Advocacy

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The Irish Centre for Human Rights and the School of Law will host a panel discussion with Dr Mary Robinson on the ‘The Necessity of Advocacy’ at NUI Galway on Wednesday, 24 October.

Saint Sister - debut album, Róisín Dubh show

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FOLLOWING THE release last week of their long awaited debut album, Shape Of Silence, the brilliant Irish "atmosfolk" duo Saint Sister return to the Róisín Dubh on Friday October 19 as part of their current Irish tour.

Follow the Curiosity Trail in Galway’s Westend

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THREE DAYS of free events hits Galway’s Westend tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday during the Westend Curiosity Trail, featuring music, art, talks, readings, and discussions.

Green light for Kilmurray group water scheme – Mulherin

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The Kilmurray group water scheme has been given the green light, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Michelle Mulherin has confirmed that the scheme has been approved and funding has been granted to commence planning for the long awaited scheme that will benefit 80 homes.

Mayo Woman Shares Story of Hope and Recovery Ahead of World Mental Health Day

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October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, a day when mental health awareness and the importance of looking after our mental wellbeing is promoted globally and locally.

Samaritans mission is to alleviate distress

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Samaritans listen in confidence 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A journey that may as well be a million miles

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It takes two days to travel from my home in Galway to the rural poor families with whom Self Help Africa works with in Uganda. But in other respects it’s a journey that may as well be a million miles. After two days of travel, your eyes are heavy and your legs are stiff but your mind is racing. You cannot but question how come there are people living in such poverty. It is inevitable then that you ask ‘what can I do to help?’

Grace Petrie - 'I'm a socialist, feminist, lesbian, protest singer'

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“I'M A protest singer. Actually I’m a socialist, feminist, lesbian, left wing protest singer." With these words, Grace Petrie brought the house down at her performance at the 2017 Cambridge Folk Festival.

Ó Cuív demands rules for community employment schemes be ‘relaxed’

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All vacant places on the Community Employment Scheme, the Tús Scheme and the Rural Social Scheme must be “filled without delay”, while rules governing the schemes must be changed to allow participants to stay on longer if no other suitable applicants are available to fill them.

Community programmes and Men’s Shed funding approved

The Galway City Local Community Development Committee has approved grants totalling €139,701 to a wide range of local groups and organisations in the city under the Community Enhancement Programme for 2018 and the Men’s Shed fund.

 

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