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NUIG students to vote on boycott of Israel

NUIG students are set to vote on whether or not the Student’s Union should endorse an economic, academic and cultural boycott of Israel over it’s treatment of the Palestinians.

Sandra Coffey to launch debut album

GALWAY SINGER Sandra Coffey launches her debut album, Morning Zoo, on Thursday July 25 with a concert in the Townhouse Bar, as part of the Galway Fringe Festival.

Eyre Square set for re-occupy event today

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The ghost of protests past is set to take form in the centre of the city today with members of the Occupy Galway movement holding a ‘Re-occupy Eyre Square event’ from midday today.

Occupy Galway to return to Eyre Square

One year on from the dismantlement of the Occupy Galway camp in Eyre Square by the Gardaí and the Galway City Council, the Occupy movement will return to the city centre site.

Visit of Tutu to Ballina raises temperatures in Ballina chamber

The upcoming visit of Bishop Desmond Tutu to Ballina did not meet with the unanimous approval most would have expected at Wednesday night’s meeting of Ballina Town Council.

Visit of Tutu to Ballina raises temperatures in Ballina chamber

The upcoming visit of Bishop Desmond Tutu to Ballina did not meet with the unanimous approval most would have expected at Wednesday night’s meeting of Ballina Town Council.

Mayo volunteers clocked up 28,000 voluntary hours in 2012

Mayo Volunteer Centre has announced that more than 430 volunteers signed up with the Volunteer Centre in 2012, an increase of 13 per cent on 2011 levels and a record high for the organisation.

Galway’s Oxfam shop urgently needs donations

Oxfam Ireland is appealing to the people of Galway to Make Space for Oxfam and donate any items that are taking up space in their wardrobes and home to their local Oxfam shop that is located in the heart of Galway city on 9 Lower Abbeygate Street.

Occupy Galway accuse gardai of ‘political policing’

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Members and supporters of the former Occupy Galway movement accused gardai of “political policing” following an incident in Eyre Square earlier this week.

Galway Unoccupied

As dawn broke over Eyre Square on Wednesday morning, Galway found itself unoccupied. After yet another request by the Galway City Council last week for the Occupy Galway group to dismantle its ‘tent city’ on the edge of Eyre Square had been rejected, gardai and council workers arrived around 4.30am to clear the last of the Occupy Ireland sites. It would appear, from Garda reports, that Occupy Galway was itself occupied by only six people at the time.

 

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