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David McWilliams talks about the impact of the pandemic and the environment on travel

David McWilliams has worked all over the world, and speaking on the Travel Tales with Fergal podcast, the top economist says that people need to be aware “of the impact of air travel on the environment” — and reckons he was a bad example with all his jet-setting before the pandemic.

Career tips from around the world

Q: I will be looking for a new job during 2021. I am not sure how much the market has changed over the last few months. I need to find some inspiration and tips and wold welcome any help. (BC, email).

So There I Was: Buenos Aires

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Travelling abroad in 2020 has pretty much been a no go option for most of us due to the pandemic. No doubt our travelling itches are growing more irritable by the day so Matt Cassidy is here to provide a few suggestions on where we should go next year (fingers crossed). Here he starts his South American adventure in Buenos Aires.

Argentine Ambassador to Ireland to be laid to rest in Foxford

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The late Argentinian ambassador to Ireland, Laura Bernal, will be laid to rest in Foxford today.

Post Covid-19 —working with and not against nature

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Has the planet declared war on humanity over the last year? It certainly seems so as we witness one destructive storm after another in Ireland, heatwaves across Europe and southern Africa, hurricanes leaving trails of destruction from the Bahamas to Mexico, wildfires from Greenland and Siberia to Australia, melting ice from Antarctica to the Arctic, droughts in India, locust swarms in east Africa, increasing acidification of the oceans leading to the loss of a third of the largest structure on earth (Great Barrier Reef), city dwellers dying from poisonous air, flooding at crisis levels on every continent, soils becoming less fertile, and birds disappearing from the skies, insects from the fields and fish from the oceans.

Galway Street Club annual St Patrick's Day shows

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IT IS fast becoming a Galway institution - Galway Street Club's annual shows for the St Patrick's Day period - with the multi-national band playing the Róisín Dubh on Monday March 16 at 9pm and Tuesday 17 at 6pm.

Minding those who mind our land

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JJ Finn’s farm lies in a valley a few miles outside Gort, by the slopes of Derrybrien. For three generations, his family has farmed here. A century of agriculture, of caring for the land and the animals. In the heart of his 170 acres, the erratic Streamstown river runs down the valley, all the way to Thoor Ballylee, where once Yeats peered out at it.

New sculpture unveiled at Turlough Park

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A striking new sculptural work by visual artist Niamh McCann was unveiled last Friday, October 11, in the grounds of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.

Life, love, struggle, and the world on the big screen

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BIZARRE LOVE triangles, a WWII drama set in the present day, working class life in Mexico, unlikely romances in Mumbai and Scotland, a South American thriller, an Iranian woman's struggle to play football internationally, and a family determined to keep a secret. This is the 55th Galway Film Society autumn season.

Soapbox Science returns to the streets this weekend

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NUI Galway’s third annual Soapbox Science Galway is set to return to city streets this weekend when twelve female scientists will take to their soap boxes and talk about their ground breaking research in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. The event will take place from 12pm-3pm at the Spanish Arch, Galway on Saturday, 29 June and is free and open to the public.

 

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