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NUI Galway scientists identify strategies to develop better beet

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Plant biotechnologists from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway have identified genetic breeding strategies to develop bigger and better sugar beet. Sustainable intensification of agriculture to meet rapidly growing global demand for food and non-food products produced by crops will require higher yielding crop varieties that can produce more food using less resources and land area. For crops such as sugar beet, this means the development of varieties that produce more per hectare, while reducing inputs. The findings from their research has been published in the international journal, BMC Plant Biology.

Tuam and adoption scandals may involve enforced disappearances

On UN International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has called on the State to ensure that family members of children who were forcibly disappeared, either through forced adoption or unidentified burials while in institutional care, are given information about the children’s fate and whereabouts.

Cinema review: BlacKkKlansman

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BASED ON the true story of Ron Stallworth, the first black police officer in Colorado Springs and who managed to infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan, BlacKkKlansman feels like a spiritual successor to director Spike Lee’s Malcolm X and Do The Right Thing.

Film Mayo Creative Ireland residency award winner announced

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Mayo filmmaker, Fergus Sweeney, has been announced as the successful recipient of the Film Mayo Creative Ireland residency award in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre.

An Taibhdhearc, ninety years a’growing

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On December 3, 1927, a group of people met with the idea of setting up an Irish language theatre in Galway. The committee elected were Dr Séamus Ó Beirn, president; Seán Mac Giollarnáith, treasurer; Liam Ó Briain and Séamus Luibhéid, secretaries; An tAthair Pádraic Ó hEidhin, Liam Ó Buachalla, Síle Ní Chinnéide, Tomás Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Droighneáin, Donal Ó Riordáin, and Tomás Ó Máille.

New student award for NUI Galway

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Budding microbiologists studying at NUI Galway will be in line for a new award.

Obama statues unveiled

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Barack Obama’s chief speechwriter unveiled a Mark Rode statue of the former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, at the visitors' centre at The Barack Obama Plaza today.

Hero - 'a rambunctious and testosterone-fuelled' love story

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“THIS IS a man’s world/but it don’t mean nothing without a woman or a girl," James Brown famously sang and it is a view probably shared by Smithy, the protagonist of Ken Rogan’s acclaimed comedy-drama, Hero, which is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.

Fair City actor to read at Over The Edge

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LISA HARDING, who played Connie in RTÉ’s Fair City, will read from her prize-winning novel, Harvesting, at the Over The Edge: Open Reading which takes place in the Galway City Library next week.

Film review: The Festival

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WHEN OUR hero Nick is dumped publicly at his graduation, his best friend Shane insists they go on a rite of passage by attending a music festival, and doing loads of drugs in a muddy field in the middle of England - this is basically The Festival's entire premise.

 

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