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Midlands Science Festival comes to life in Athlone venues this November

Athlone plays host to a number of events to mark the sixth annual Midlands Science Festival which takes place across the region for people of all ages from November 11–18 inclusive and promises a full programme of innovative events.

AIT technological university status in view as vision in sight

RONAN FAGAN

'Cancer taught me to reassess my priorities,' says doctor

When Dr Orla Smithwick entered the consulting room at University Hospital Galway in November 2015 her heart sank. Her eyes were drawn to the box of tissues on the table, the glasses of water, the breast implant on the window, and the brochure for wigs. "I knew immediately that I was in trouble," she says.

NUI Galway to hold symposium on solutions for chronic wounds

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NUI Galway will hold the Alliance for Research and Innovation in Wounds (ARIW) Autumn 2018 Seminar Series tomorrow Friday, 19 October. The series, entitled ‘The Burden of, and Opportunities in Chronic Wound Care in 2018’, will take place in Áras Moyola, beginning at 9am.

Health screening open day at the Twelve Hotel, Barna, Galway with medical herbalist Patrick Murphy

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After hugely successful open days, Medical herbalist Patrick Murphy will be hosting his health screening open day at the Twelve Hotel, Barna, Galway on Sunday 21st October from 9.00am to 6.00pm using the Supertronic health screening device.

Win 4 tickets to the Galway Races October Racing Festival!

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Our friends at The Galway Races have an amazing prize for you! Win four tickets to the Monday meeting (29th October) of their fantastic October Racing Festival taking place over the October bank holiday weekend between the 27th and 29th.

Health screening open day at the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone

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After hugely successful open days, medical herbalist Patrick Murphy will be hosting his health screening open day at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone this Sunday, October 14 from 9am to 5pm using the Supertronic health screening device.

Ahead of big Galway Races fundraiser, professor stresses importance of early detection in beating breast cancer

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The incidence of breast cancer is expected to double by 2040. This is attributable to increased detection, women living longer, and the fact that our western lifestyle predisposes us to this condition which affects 3,000 women and 20 men in Ireland annually.

Mary Robinson to speak at NUI Galway on ‘The Necessity of Advocacy

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The Irish Centre for Human Rights and the School of Law will host a panel discussion with Dr Mary Robinson on the ‘The Necessity of Advocacy’ at NUI Galway on Wednesday, 24 October.

Waterside, c1885

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Some 100 years before this photograph was taken, most of the area we are looking at would have been under water, the river covered much of what is Woodquay today. Most of the people who lived in the area would have been small farmers or fishermen, their houses (outside the city walls) made of blocks of stone, often with moss stuffed into the crevices and a roof covered partly with straw, partly with turf. The river provided a rich source of food, though in the city, the fishery, from the Salmon Weir to the sea, was privately owned.

 

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