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New horizons for apprenticeships

Recently the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, announced that 26 new national apprenticeships were approved for further development. These are programmes of structured education and training which combine learning on the job with theory and instruction in an educational institution. They prepare participants for a specific occupation that leads to a qualification.

New food offering in Massimo Gastropub

The original gastropub in the West End of Galway, Massimo, has introduced enticing, bang up-to-date, daily and weekend brunch menus, designed by new head chef Andrew O’Halloran.

NUI Galway neuroscientists make breakthrough in Parkinson’s Disease research

Neuroscientists at NUI Galway have made a breakthrough in regenerative medicine approaches to the neurodegenerative condition Parkinson’s disease. The research was published this week in the Nature journal, Scientific Reports.

Run Galway Bay set to make history as 4,000 runners descend on Galway

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THIS Saturday October 7 will see almost 4,000 runners, joggers and walkers descend on the City of The Tribes for the annual Run Galway Bay which starts and finishes at Nimmo’s Pier, the Claddagh Galway. The event which has gone from strength to strength has been sold out for weeks with participants coming from all over the world for this fast, flat and fun route along the stunning shores of Galway Bay.

No Crows for Christ Church gig on Friday

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You will be in for a real treat to have the opportunity to listen to No Crows in Christ Church, Castlebar, this evening, Friday. No Crows are a dynamic folk orchestra formed in 2005 playing their first session in Shoot The Crows, Sligo. No Crows’ growing output of original material reflects their diverse musical roots, from Irish traditional to Latin rumba, classical, jazz, rock, and Balkan music.

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Tenth anniversary Mass for Manuela Riedo in Renmore Church

International cancer trial seeking cure for leukaemia opens in University Hospital Galway

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To coincide with Cancer Week (September 25 to October 1), Cancer Trials Ireland has announced the opening of the Irish arm of an international cancer trial at University Hospital Galway investigating promising cures for leukaemia

Going Skiing? Try Bulgaria..

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France, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Andorra are probably the first destinations that pop into our heads when it comes to skiing. These countries have a reputation of providing ski tourists with some of the best pistes on the continent.

Allianz publishes top tips for driving through Europe

Some 34 million holiday trips are made each year with many hiring a car to get around – while more than 11 million take their own car to Europe by ferry or via the Channel Tunnel. Allianz Insurance has published a checklist of things to note for Irish motorists planning to drive in another European country using their own vehicle or a car rental.

Heinrich Böll Association presents wonderful evening of music and talk

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The Achill  Heinrich Böll Association presents a reading from In My Own Light by composer Raymond Deane, followed by a concert featuring two of his important compositions on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm in St Thomas’s Church, Dugort, Achill Island. Booking is advised. Tickets are available on Achill Island and online at www.boll100.ie/summer-concert-2017.

 

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