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An Italian lunchtime with ConTempo

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THE SOUNDS of Italy will fill St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, when the ConTempo Quartet performs works by Scarlatti, Donizetti, and Puccini, at the next From Europe With Love concert.

Local project secures EU funding to reduce carbon emissions from our bogs

An NUI Galway project which aims to reduce carbon emissions from peatlands has secured close to €1 million in funding.

Public meeting on controversial Shannon LNG

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As the High Court prepares to hear a Judicial Review next week on the Shannon liquified natural gas’s planning permission, campaigners against the terminal on the Shannon Estuary are hosting an awareness-raising event in Galway.

Dead Horse Jive's Hard Rock Soft Border Tour

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WITH THE threat of a no deal Brexit looming as chaos reigns in Westminster, one Galway band have vowed to cross the border as many times as possible before any 'hard border' can be imposed on the country should the UK and EU fail to reach an agreement.

Calls for centralised Register of Wills as waiting list hits 18 weeks

Leading Irish protection specialist, Royal London, is calling on the Irish Government to establish a register of Wills to overhaul the current system, which it says, makes the process of locating a Will more difficult than it ought to be.

Naughten welcomes Government move on single use plastics

Local TD, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the decision by Government to progress his initiative on banning single use plastics in all public buildings, including schools.

Athlone student meets local MEP in European Parliament

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Mairead McGuinness MEP for Westmeath and first Vice-President of the European Parliament recently welcomed students from Ireland to the European Parliament in Brussels, one of whom was Marist College student, Sorin Stoleru, who resides on Retreat Road in Athlone.

Come what May in the UK as centenary anniversary of first Dail sitting to be recognised

As I am compiling this column, it is just before the Westminster vote on Brexit. All observers feel the vote will be defeated, and some say very heavily. Be that as it may, the real question now is, what does Theresa May do next? She has to come back next Monday with a further plan of where she will go and what she will do. More and more it appears that the extension of time, which could be looked for at the end of March, is what is in sight, but we are in the dark and do not have any certainty about the outcome. I am sorry that this is so and apologise to the readers, but there is nothing that I or even the most renowned of columnists in the UK or Ireland can do – we cannot see the way forward as yet.

Brexit, Europe, and the local elections - welcome to 2019

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Europe is likely to be a recurring theme in Irish politics during 2019. The fate of the Brexit process across the Irish Sea has been Issue No 1 for some time, and despite all that happened last week, including the thumping defeat for Theresa May's deal in the Commons, the only certainty is the promise of further drama to follow.

NUI Galway leads on cross-border health intervention on multiple medication review

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NUI Galway is leading on a health intervention research trial involving people with more than one long-term medical condition, thanks to a new cross-border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN).

 

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