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NUIG Concert Orchestra winter concert

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MUSIC BY such different composers as Gustav Holst and Terry Reilly will be performed by the NUIG Concert Orchestra as part of its annual winter concert in aid of the charity Draíocht.

From rugby player to Atlantic rower - another adventure beckons for Damian Browne

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An innate adventurous streak has taken Galway’s Damian Browne from the rugby fields of Ireland and France, to the mountains of Afghanistan and Peru, and now, hopefully, across the Atlantic as a solo oarsman.

Midsummer’s ball to fund cancer treatments for children in east Africa

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A major fundraising event will take place later this month to raise vital cash to finance the work of a children’s cancer care specialist in Tanzania.

Education beyond the classroom

Education doesn’t stop when your child leaves school each day. Children are naturally curious and there are many interesting and fun ways we can help educate them beyond the classroom so they don’t even realise they are being educated.

Climb highest mountain in the west and help save lives

Novice mountain climbers are urged to unleash their inner Bear Grylls and trek Mayo’s and Connacht’s highest peak to raise life-saving funds for people living in extreme poverty. Concern Worldwide, Ireland’s largest humanitarian aid agency helping people in countries like Syria and South Sudan, is urging people of all fitness levels and abilities to take on the 814 metre high Mweelrea. The climb is part of an annual mountain challenge called Climb4Concern, which sees adventurers climb some of the highest mountains in Ireland and the UK.

Renmore woman heads to South Sudan with Médecins Sans Frontières

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Renmore woman Laura Heavey is travelling to South Sudan to begin working with the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in a hospital in the northwest of the country. Ms. Heavey, who graduated from NUIG has specialised in paediatric medicine for a number of years and will be working in a clinic run in conjunction with the South Sudanese Ministry of Health.  

 

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