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World-renowned engineer pays tribute to parents who valued education

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World-renowned Galway engineer Aine Brazil has said that increased access to education is key to reducing global poverty levels after receiving a leadership award from Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide.

Ruane pays tribute to late Sean Calleary

The late Sean Calleary, who passed away at the weekend aged 86, left behind an immense legacy, says Connacht Rugby CEO Willie Ruane.

435million-year-old fossil starfish discovered in Maam Valley

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A new species of fossil starfish discovered in the Maam Valley has been found to be 435 million years old, according to the latest issue of The Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, published by the Royal Irish Academy.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway

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The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has this morning appointed the Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. It is planned that Bishop Brendan’s installation will take place in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on 11 February 2018, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Protesters to greet former Taoiseach Enda Kenny's honorary doctorate

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Protesters will await the former taoiseach Enda Kenny as he arrives in NUI Galway this afternoon to receive an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws for his contributions to public life from the university.

St Anne’s at Lenaboy Castle had none of the characteristics of an institution, says former clinical director

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Clinical Director in Child Psychiatry 1975-2002

Mayo Pride Parade is another important step in our history

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I was very disappointed to have missed the first Mayo Pride Parade in Castlebar on Saturday July22. I was out of the country but as soon as I got back I read the local papers' reports and contacted Mick Baynes, one of the event organisers, to get another view of what by all accounts was a well-attended day of good spirited solidarity. It is not that long ago when even the thought of such a colourful Pride parade through the county capital's streets would have met weighty and vociferous opposition. 

Local councillor making steady progress on road to recovery

Popular local councillor, John Dolan (FG), is making “steady progress” in hospital, his party colleague Tom Farrell told a meeting of Westmeath County Council this week.

Galway’s new theatrical space

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This week, NUI Galway found itself the recipient of a brand new theatrical space — one that arrives in a timely fashion and adds considerably to the city’s cultural capital. So what’s the story about the O’Donoghue Centre and how did it come about?

NUI Galway to name iconic building after first woman to earn an engineering degree

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A ceremony to mark the official naming of the Alice Perry Engineering Building will take place at NUI Galway on Monday next March 6 to honour the woman first woman in Ireland or the UK to have received a degree in engineering.

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