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Nominate a volunteer for national awards, says local centre

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Galway Volunteer Centre is calling on the public to help recognise kindness in their communities by nominating a volunteer for the national Volunteer Ireland Awards. The awards were launched by Ireland’s Got Mór Talent Presenter James Kavanagh.

Tranquillity - new exhibition from Pat Flannery

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TRANQUILITY, THE latest exhibition by Galway artist Pat Flannery, whose work focuses on the connection between emotions and the hidden stories within, will be officially opened tomorrow, in the Portershed, Eyre Square.

Vote Yes for compassion, care, and change

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Tomorrow we have a once in a lifetime opportunity to vote to remove the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution. At this point, we have all seen the posters and viral videos; we have received leaflets; and had conversations with friends and strangers. Tomorrow, it will be time to vote. If you have not yet decided how you will vote, I urge you to vote Yes. Let me explain why.

Charity night to help local man with heart condition

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A NIGHT of music to raise funds for local man Brendan Doran to undergo stem cell therapy, will take place in the Galway Rowing Club, tomorrow from 8pm.

'We need a more compassionate response. We need to repeal the Eighth'

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Hildegarde Naughton is one of many Irish politicians who has been "on a journey" over the issue of abortion and the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, and at the core of what has persuaded her to campaign for a Yes vote on May 25 is the idea of compassion.

Mindful self-compassion training

Our evolved brain is more concerned with our safety and obtaining resources than with our happiness. This can lead to a narrowing of our perception. For example, if while shopping you are received well in five shops, but the sales assistant in the sixth shop is unpleasant, what will you remember about your shopping trip later that evening, the five pleasant sales assistants or the unpleasant one?

Mind the gap

A ‘gap year’ is the popular term for students who take time off to travel or work between secondary school and starting college or apprenticeships. The aim generally is to promote a more mature outlook with the benefit of some insight before taking the next step. Not everyone wants to go straight from school to college but before that decision is made, one needs to seriously consider what one wants want to achieve or it could end up being a wasted year. So what are the pros and cons of this choice?

Who am I? Understand yourself, discover your own potential and the path to your progress

In order to live a satisfying life we simply have to be ourselves and live in accordance with how we are made. Then we will be able to make free choices, live true to ourselves in our relationships, and experience more meaning and satisfaction in what we do.

The Fishmarket

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It is a pity really that we cannot see this photograph in colour because what we are looking at must have been a wonderful colourful animated scene full of black shawls, patterned and coloured shawls, blue cloaks and red cloaks, white aprons, práiscíns, baskets, scibs, barrels, fisherwomen from The Claddagh, and customers from the town. Imagine the noisy competition between the sellers, the lively female eloquence, the haggling, “Fresh fish, Johnny Dory, lovely mackerel,” etc. It all sounds like great fun and very romantic, but of course it was vital for the Claddagh women who were trying to make a living, to make enough to support their families.

HSE criticised for using law to hold money meant for children’s cancer charity

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has been criticised for using legal technicalities to deprive a children’s cancer charity of a €300,000 donation made to it by another organisation.

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