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Mary Robinson’s symbolic emigrant ‘Light’ shines in Museum of Country Life

The symbolic emigrant ‘Light’ that shone in the window in Áras an Uachtaráin when Mary Robinson was President of Ireland is now on display at the Migrant Women: Shared Experiences exhibition at National Museum of Ireland – Country Life.

Disability inclusion a top priority for Fianna Fail in Government

The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on mental health, disability and special needs and General Election candidate for Galway East Colm Keaveney has said that disability inclusion will be a priority for Fianna Fáil if elected to run the country.

Climate change and the election

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For as long as Insider can remember, early January was the time for our one major storm in Galway, but since November we have had nine such storms. Met Éireann has even begun devising names for future storms. It is a sign of the times to come.

Giving away those unwanted household goods for Lent

An Irish development charity has launched a novel Lenten appeal that can also help households with their spring cleaning.

Reprieve for Aran Island residents as ferry services to continue - for now

The Island Ferries company, which had been threatening to cease carrying passengers between Rossaveal and Kilronan in the Aran Islands, has agreed to extend its services until spring. The company had claimed it would stop its operation due to a protracted dispute over a levy of .80 cent which it is forced to collect from passengers on behalf of Galway County Council.

Athlone resident appointed Assistant Chief of Staff of Irish Army

Brigadier General Peter O’Halloran, a resident of Athlone, has been appointed Assistant Chief of Staff of Óglaigh na hÉireann.

New exhibition from Richard Hearns

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RICHARD HEARNS, described by the Sunday Independent as "one of contemporary Irish art's best kept secrets" whose "star is in the ascendant" will exhibit his paintings in Anton’s Cafe, Fr Griffin Road.

€2 million boost for Mary Robinson Centre

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week confirmed that the cabinet had approved €2 millon for the proposed Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina. The centre which will be built in Victoria House in Ballina, Mary Robinson’s birthplace on the banks of the River Moy, will be Ireland’s first Presidential Archive. Mayo County Council had provided an initial €1.5 million package to purchase the house and included the site next door and the construction of a new annex on the site

GMIT Students' Union to support Israeli boycott

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GMIT Students’ Union has officially joined the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, which calls for an academic, cultural, and economic boycott of the state of Israel.

World’s largest electric-vehicle fleet for conference

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide the world’s largest electric-vehicle fleet  to an international conference.

 

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