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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.
It is two years almost to the day since the people of the UK dramatically voted to leave the EU. Since then Brexit has been a constant backdrop to political discourse in these islands, and a dominant one when it comes to the discussion of international affairs.
The 2017 Road Safety Performance Index by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) shows that Ireland has moved up from fifth to fourth place in the EU Member State rankings for road safety.
A volunteer from Oranmore is among a group of 35 who will travelling to Haiti this weekend. Haven, a prominent Irish NGO working on the ground in Haiti, is undertaking its twelfth volunteer trip to Haiti and Jan Gottsche from Oranmore is setting off on this life-changing experience with Haven’s 2018 Volunteer Programme.
I was on a whirlwind tour of various places in the west of Ireland recently, attending Gorta Self Help Africa events, especially the Gorta Self Help Africa Ball where close on €30,000 was raised for the charity’s work in 10 countries in Africa. We are so thankful for this support, and indeed from all the parishes in Galway and the west of Ireland that have organised fundraising events during the year.
NUI Galway and Galway City Council have both endorsed a global declaration which strengthens the link between a city and its universities.
A warm and welcoming tropical paradise, Mauritius lies in the inviting waters of the Indian Ocean. A country rich in history, having first being colonised in 1638, it has a fascinating blend of cultures, traditions, customs, and cuisine.
GMIT has been awarded funding for a unique project called Creating Entrepreneurs in Food, which aims to build food innovation and entrepreneurship-focused rural communities and economies in the west, and develop a model for Ireland and Europe.
Cllr Colette Connolly has urged the public to avail of GCC’s initiative to provide a free hazardous waste disposal service for householders living in Galway City this Saturday, November 19.