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Brent Pope lends his support to the work of Galway Samaritans

special cyclathon will take place in Galway next month to mark 40 years of voluntary work by the Samaritans.

We remain much the same as one hundred years ago

One of the most imaginative ideas to mark the 1916 centenary is the 100 To One Project. Three Galway photographers, Enda O’Loughlin, Ian McDonald, Bill Barry, and journalist Caroline Whelan, worked together to produce a book containing 100 photographs of local people aged from 100 years old to a few months. With the exception of the ‘few months’ and other small children, all tell the story of their lives so far.

Documentary on 1916 pacifist Frank Sheehy Skeffington

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FRANK SHEEHY Skeffington, the pacifist, feminist, and journalist, tragically and wrongly executed during the 1916 Rising, is the subject of a documentary to be shown on TG4 on Tuesday March 8 at 9.30pm.

Has Ireland become a ‘hellhole’ of socialism?

Bill O’Reilly, the host of Fox News’s ‘The O’Reilly Factor,‘ is threatening to flee America if Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont — the self-described democratic socialist who is running for the Democratic Party nomination — is elected president. As quoted in the Huffington Post, O’Reilly said:

Dr Carol Coulter appointed as Adjunct Professor in NUI Galway’s School of Law

BY DECLAN VARLEY

Five ways in which you can use PR to better your business in 2016

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It’s a new year. The early days of January are a hopeful time to look at how you and your organisation can achieve great results in 2016.

The magnet of Galway keeps drawing in med tech giants

Back in the day, there was nothing quite like a jobs announcement to get the blood flowing in a journalist. A jobs announcement meant a call from the hallowed offices of the IDA; a tip off that there was good news in the air; an early morning start to meet a Minister on his/her arrival at said destination; wellies at the ready if it was a greenfield plan; or surgical scrubs and hairnets if it was in one of those new squeaky clean facilities that now dominate our industrial landscape.

The Sheridans, and the ‘human connection to our land’

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One of the great business success stories in Galway has to be the rise and rise of the Sheridan brothers, who began selling cheese from a small stall at the Saturday market, to become a national brand, with products selling in major British food stores, and across the continent.

Gaillimh Nua to be highlighted at economic forum session today

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Key aspects of Galway city and county’s strongest attributes will be highlighted in front of an influential audience at a regional session of the Global Irish Economic Forum to be held in the city today (Thursday)

Iconic African freedom fighter travels west to champion gender equality

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Graça Machel, a one-time freedom fighter in Mozambique turned human rights and equality activist will this month visit the West of Ireland.  Together with her husband, civil liberties icon Nelson Mandela, Machel was instrumental in founding The Elders and has made women’s rights a lifelong cause. 

 

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