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Loughrea’s economic future will be boosted this morning (Thursday) when Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, will officially open a new €10 million manufacturing facility at Chanelle Group in Loughrea.
The Green Party is calling for massive protests against the planned visit of controversial US President Donald Trump, which is due to go ahead in November, saying his "policies do not reflect the Irish people's values".
Recognising a Palestinian state is not just about rectifying historic injustice” but also provides “the best means of ensuring the long term peace and security of both Israel and Palestine”, a city councillor said this week.
We have finally jumped from 2017 to 2018 and even though I am compiling this on January 4, it seems as if half the country has not yet gone back to work. There is a general air of ‘let us wait until the children go back to school’, which will be next Monday. So for the moment there is still the remnants of festivities around.
Well, so many awful things have happened since we last spoke together, and yet so many hopeful, optimistic things have also happened. So, let us put them all in context.
Galway native Gerald Lawless is to be rewarded for his sterling work for his contribution toward the Irish diaspora worldwide when he receives the Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad for 2016.
Mayo Sinn Féin Senator Rose Conway-Walsh says she is deeply concerned about the burning of her poster on a Loyalist bonfire in Belfast on the eve of July 12 after photographs appeared on social media earlier this week of her election poster being burned along with the tricolour.
Former Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore, actor and Druid Theatre co-founder Maire Mullen, and the popular classical quartet ConTempo, will be among the recipients of honorary degrees from NUI Galway.