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New Irish company set to tackle hospital waiting lists

A new Irish healthcare company aims to tackle Connacht's lengthy hospital waiting lists by providing patients with direct access to some of Europe's best hospitals and medical care.

'We’ve been so focused on building our economy we have forgotten to build up the people'

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The procession of presidential hopefuls through Galway continued last Friday with the visit of Joan Freeman, founder of Pieta House, the annual Darkness into Light walk and, since 2016, a member of Seanad Éireann.

GMIT Innovation hubs launch second cycle of 'Empower' programme for successful female entrepreneurs

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As part of a drive to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, GMIT Innovation Hubs will deliver a second cycle of their regional programme called "Empower", commencing in October, across the region.

GMIT Innovation Hubs launch second cycle of Empower

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Despite national recognition of female entrepreneurs, Ireland suffers from a low number of women engaged in business startups. Female-led businesses remain an underdeveloped source of economic growth and jobs. As part of a drive to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, GMIT Innovation Hubs will deliver a second cycle of their regional programme called “EMPOWER”, commencing this month across the region.

Women in business attend ‘Spirit of Entrepreneurship’ gathering

As part of a drive to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in Roscommon, Galway and Mayo, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) innovation hubs will deliver a second cycle of their regional programme called ‘EMPOWER’, commencing in October across the region.

From dragons to astronauts at Mayo Ideas Week

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Running from Saturday September 22 to Saturday September 29, Mayo Ideas Week has a programme with something to suit businesses of all sizes and at all stages. The theme for the week is Empowering People and a strong element of enterprise and entrepreneurship is promised.

Senator offers condolences as Elan Corporation founder dies

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has expressed her sadness on hearing of the death of Don Panoz, the founder of Élan Corporation.

Learn to play the Rolls-Royce of card games with Better Bridge

Bridge is said to be the Rolls-Royce of card games, offering the suspense of poker and the excitement of athletic sports in a social setting. It is the most stimulating, most intriguing, most fascinating, and most challenging of all card games. Each deal has some quality of strangeness, providing challenge, enjoyment, laughter, and sheer entertainment. Since the 1930s, bridge has been the most popular card game in the world.

The woman who swallowed a fish…

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It is customary that in parts of southern Nigeria when a man goes fishing his wife remains behind him chatting to other wives in similar positions. When the husband catches a fish he swings his rod over his shoulder, his wife unhooks the fish, bites down on its head sufficiently to kill it, and pops it into their basket.

Six boys and the Achill Mission

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In the summer of 1840 two of London’s most prolific writers and journalists, Mr and Mrs S C Hall, set out from London for an ambitious tour of Ireland. They would later publish their journey and observations in Ireland - its Scenery and Character, a best selling three volume snap-shot of Ireland, sumptuously illustrated by engravings created by the best artists of its time*. It is a treasured collector’s item today.

 

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