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Flooding, a more regular feature these days?

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Insider feels the pain of all those who have been affected by the recent flooding events in Galway city. Nor should we forget farmers in the county, who are still feeling the effects of the incessant rainfall.

Schools reminded to enter Action Aid Writing Competition

Students in Westmeath are being reminded to submit their entries into the ActionAid Speech Writing Competition.

Druid announces two new appointments to board

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The Board of Druid recently announced two exciting additions to the Board, recently retired Irish senior diplomat and trailblazer Anne Anderson and business doyenne and innovator Helen Ryan.

Jadotville heroes honoured at medal ceremony

Veterans of the 1961 Siege of Jadotville were awarded medals for their bravery at a ceremony in Custume Barracks on Saturday, December 2. The ceremony followed years of campaigning by veterans for recognition.

Prayer vigil for an end to violence against women

An organisation within the Church of Ireland is organising a prayer vigil on Saturday in support of an international campaign which is calling for an end to violence against women.

Unlocking access to Galway for everyone

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Established over 20 years ago, Access for All is a voluntary group based in Galway City that promotes universal access. When our residents with a disability and/or accessibility issues are combined with those of our annual visitors, we advocate for approximately 25,000 people. We need your practical support to continue with our projects for 2018.

Mladic verdict a reminder of just how close we always are to barbarity

Yesterday morning, we got a reminder of just how close we always are to turning on one another.

A journey in Syria, among its resilient people

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The Prophet Mohammad, when asked why he had never visited Damascus, replied that you "only enter paradise once". Thus advised, I joined a group of international peace activists on a tour of Syria.

Catastrophe looms in East Africa

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As a past leader in Operation Transformation and a former football All-Ireland winning medalist with Offaly, I have got used to facing challenges.

Sushi in the sky

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A quarter of a century ago, in the nineties, Ireland was far from being a multicultural society and ‘ethnic’ in restaurant terms almost always meant a Chinese. It is a completely different story today, we have a bewildering choice of world cuisines, including many far better Asian offerings than before. One cuisine that was slow to establish was Japanese, initially the arrival of Wagamama caused some excitement in Dublin back in 1998, and, although sushi bars are now popular both here and in the capital, the idea of dining out on almost exclusively cold food remains strange to many Irish people.

 

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