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Galway student’s video shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition

Zero Waste - Responsible production & consumption, a video made by Anna Golden, a 19-year-old student from Barna, has been shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition.

Galway student's video shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition

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Zero Waste - Responsible production & consumption, a video made by Anna Golden, a 19 year old student from Barna, has been shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition.

GMIT Mayo hosts human rights seminar for people with disabilities

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GMIT Mayo will host a Human Rights seminar in conjunction with the Rights Review Committee of Western Care Association and Mayo Self Advocacy, in the Mayo campus on Tuesday, October 16, at 6pm, as part of Mayo Social Inclusion week.

Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week coming up next week

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Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week (MSIAW) will take place from Monday October 15 to Sunday October 21.

Town Mayor praises Defence Forces response capabilities

Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, has thanked the Custume Barracks based Defence Forces for conducting a capability display which highlighted to local elected representatives how they could best assist local communities in major weather events or emergencies.

Mary Robinson to speak at NUI Galway on ‘The Necessity of Advocacy

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The Irish Centre for Human Rights and the School of Law will host a panel discussion with Dr Mary Robinson on the ‘The Necessity of Advocacy’ at NUI Galway on Wednesday, 24 October.

'Young people’s choice of participation, rather than cynicism, is a powerful way of looking at the future'

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Climate change is a reality, a crisis facing us all, yet in this period of turmoil - geo-politically via Trump, Brexit, and the rise of the far right, and environmentally with rising temperatures and extreme weather - there remains cause for hope.

Little miracles in Rwanda

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In August 1994, as soon as it was considered safe, Dr Dom Colbert, and a medical team of four sister-nurses, Brenda, Fionnuala, Dorothea and Eileen, drove across the Ugandian border into Rwanda. They had no mandate from anyone or any organisation to be there.They were motivated by a deep sense of shame and anger that such an appalling holocaust could have happened.* They had their medical skills, a little money, and an old clapped out pick-up truck.

Scrap the presidency or sell it to the highest bidder

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On August 28, the St Vincent de Paul reported a 20 per cent increase in calls for “back to school help”. The same day, the man presiding over the housing crisis, Minister Eoghan Murphy, announced the election date for the most lucrative Irish political post - the presidency - with a salary of €325,507 plus untold expenses.

Minister urges all to contribute to Monday’s public consultation on international development

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development

 

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