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A number of candidates have entered this year’s 10th annual business woman of the year awards, organised by Network Galway.
Claremorris native Noel Joyce, who has lived in Mullingar for the past 15 years, set out on a long and arduous walk yesterday (Thursday) from Mullingar to Dublin in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin.
Eileen Reidy from Our Lady’s Bower, Athlone, will attend the Euro Science Open Forum 2012 in the Convention Centre Dublin, next Friday July 13. Earlier this year, Eileen participated in Agri Aware’s Green Dragon Secondary Schools Innovation Challenge where her idea of helping seeds to grow in drought conditions using hydrogel polymers (gel in which water is the main dispersion medium) won her the top prize of a €7,000 development fund. Along with this prize fund, Eileen was also awarded the opportunity to showcase her idea at this year’s Euro Science Open Forum, a week-long event that will be attended by over 6,000 scientists, business leaders, and government officials from across Europe.
Macra clubs from across Westmeath are being urged to enter this year’s AIB Macra na Feirme Club of the Year competition, which was launched last weekend at the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival in Athboy.
The winning and highly commended images from the AIB Photojournalism Awards, which form the AIB Photojournalism Exhibition 2012, had its official opening in AIB Bank, Athlone, on Wednesday this week. Joanne O’Connor, branch manager, AIB Bank, welcomed the exhibition to Athlone, one of the many stops on its year-long tour of Ireland.
The annual AIB Provincial Players Awards had a distinct family feel to them when they were presented in Dublin earlier today with two of the seven awards going to club rivals and blood relations Dessie and Frankie Dolan.
Last September I wrote a number of Diary entries on the wonderful reception that Galway extended to the survivors of the SS Athenia, torpedoed off the Donegal coast on September 3 1939, the very first day of the war. The ship was sunk by Fritz Julius Lemp, the commander of the U-30. The Athenia was obviously a passenger boat on its way with refugees from Europe to Canada. This wasn’t the start to the war that the German government wanted. Initially it denied that any of its submarines sank the Athenia, and suggested that it was sunk by the British on orders from Winston Churchill in the hope of getting America into the war.
Budding entrepreneurs are being encouraged to develop their ideas for the upcoming challenge of the Green Dragon National Heat in February.
Tennis officially entered the winter season last weekend with the annual Open Veterans’ Tournament of County Kilkenny, sponsored by AIB Bank.
This year’s Galway Chamber Business Awards 2011 will take place on October 15.