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Major Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights to take place just before Arts Festival

Thought leaders from the seemingly disparate worlds of human rights and the arts will come together for the Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights from 9-11 July. This landmark event, a world-first, is hosted by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, and will take place in the days immediately before the Galway International Arts Festival.

St Pat’s pupils through to semi-finals of All Ireland schools’ debating competition

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Pupils from the city’s oldest primary school have got through to the semi-final of the All Ireland Primary School Debating competition.

Gates-money — NUIG receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant from Bill and Melinda’s foundation

The Plant and AgriBiosciences Research Centre (PABC) at the NUI Galway announced recently that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

City doctor on mercy mission to Chad

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A doctor from Rahoon Road in the city is heading to Chad in central Africa to set up an HIV/Aids project.

Bóthar launches ‘Spring Calf Appeal’

Bóthar, the international development agency that specialises in the use of livestock for charity, has launched an unusual appeal in Co Kilkenny.

Mayo dairy calves destined for prison

Bóthar, the international development agency that specialises in the use of livestock, has launched an unusual appeal in Co Mayo. The organisation is seeking the donation of 26 heifer calves, one for every county in Ireland, as part of a Spring Calf Appeal to provide animals for its Shelton Abbey rehabilitation project. The Spring Calf Appeal follows last year’s successful partnership with Shelton Abbey prison facility in Co Wicklow, which has agreed to care for the animals at the prison’s on-site farm as part of their rehabilitation programme for inmates.

City charity members oversee construction of community centre in Africa

Four members of the Galway based Malawi charity, Zikomo, headed to central Africa on Sunday for two weeks to oversee the final construction stages of its second community resource centre. The trip is the second so far this year.

The people of Chad, the soldiers of Ireland

When the problems of Chad became a human rights issue, and the UN asked for Irish troops to help, the Government said yes.

 

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