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Galway to host World Robotic Sailing Championship

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For the first time Galway city is to host the seventh World Robotic Sailing Championships (WRSC2014) next week. The event will see fully autonomous and unmanned sailing boats, up to 2.5m in length, compete in a series of short distance racing, navigation, and autonomy challenges, taking place around the port of Galway.

Public lecture on a dramatic last minute maritime rescue

Six hundred people came close to losing their lives at sea when a ship en route from Galway to Boston was nearly sunk by high winds during a voyage in 1860.

Famine victims should not be forgotten by this generation

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It’s Thursday night which means it’s Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh, the night when the city’s indie music fans are out to hear Gugai spinning the very latest music by the coolest alternative bands.

Port plan launched in a sea of positivity

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In every era in history, there is watershed in which what was acceptable before is no longer the norm, that what was expected is no longer expected, that what was tolerated was no longer allowed to be the dominant way of thinking.

Port is central to Galway’s future prosperity

“A modern port facility for Galway, catering for commercial shipping traffic and the development of Galway as a centre for Ocean Energy, cruise liners and marine leisure is pivotal to the future progression of the city,” according to Captain Brian Sheridan, Harbour Master who made his comments in advance of the Galway 2040 Symposium to be held in GMIT on Friday November 5.

 

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