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From over 300 nominations, four exceptional Galway volunteers have been shortlisted for this year’s Volunteer Ireland Awards and will be celebrated at a special ceremony in City Hall, Dublin on December 2.
COPE Galway is holding its annual table quiz on Wednesday next November 11 at 7.30pm at Flannery’s Hotel, Dublin Road, Galway.
A survey on people’s attitudes and behaviour in relation to alcohol use is being spearheaded in a bid to get specific data on the issue in the city.
Right2Water Galway will hold a protest outside Mill Street Garda Station today from 12 noon, against what it alleges is Government use of the courts and Gardaí "to attack legitimate protest against Government policies".
2015 was a gala year for Mayo Pink Ribbon as it announced a staggering fundraising total of €110,643 for the year. This is the highest amount ever raised and the organising committee is full of praise for everyone involved in the fundraising efforts. Monies are generated by a combination of events including the Mayo Pink Ribbon Cycle, which takes place every May Bank Holiday weekend, and the Mayo Pink Ribbon Golf Classic.
When Charles Dickens first visited the United States in January 1842, the popularity of his books was such that he was mobbed by adoring crowds, feted and dined as the major celebrity that he undoubtedly was, and was guest of honour at a famous Valentine’s Ball in New York attended by 3,000 of the city’s great and good.
With just two weeks until its annual budget meeting, Galway City Council has been criticised for its delay in releasing funding to AMACH!, the local organisation representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, which is seeking to open a resource centre. There is also ongoing controversy about the provision of funding to MADRA - the charity aiming to reduce the rate of dog euthanasia in the city.
Progressive city like Galway shouldn’t be putting half its stray dogs to sleep, says MADRA as they await answers and commitment from City Council
Local dog rescue charity MADRA has issued a call to Galway City Council to provide them with the wherewithal to reduce Galway city’s unacceptably high dog euthanasia rate.
A fundraising Table Quiz will be held in An Pucan Bar on Thursday November 12 commencing at 7.30pm (tables of four for €40) to raise funds for Pieta House. All are welcome on the night but there are limited tables so please confirm your attendance – it will be a fun filled event with table prizes, raffle and finger food served.
Graça Machel to deliver the second annual international human rights lecture of The Mary Robinson Centre
One of the world’s leading women’s rights activists will visit Ballina next month, when Graça Machel delivers The Mary Robinson Centre’s second Annual International Human Rights Lecture on Saturday November 28.