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Galway-based global software and payments giant ‘Planet’ announces 100 new jobs

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Global software and Payments leader, Planet, announces it will create 500 new jobs globally, over the coming months of which 100 will be based in Ireland. The new jobs in Ireland will be a blend of hybrid and remote working roles across a variety of sectors including Product Development, Technology and Finance and will be located in Galway, Kilkenny and Dublin.

‘My dear little runaway Nora..’

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Like all widows Nora had barely time to grieve. There was so much to be done. Both she and Giorgio and her grandson Stephen, were in a state of shock at Joyce’s sudden death. Joyce suffered indifferent health all his adult life, and endured a series of painful eye operations which had little effect on his looming blindness.

Finale of ambitious series celebrating Europe’s cultural diversity

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Finale of ambitious series celebrating Europe’s cultural diversity

Dreaming of Paralympic glory.

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It was Manchester airport, March 2008, and the flight to Galway had been delayed. Disgruntled passengers wandered through the departures terminal, concerned that Galway Airport might be closed by the time their plane landed. The complaints grew louder with the announcement of a further two hour delay. ‘All intending passengers’ were impatient and fed up. Well, almost all. There was one exception. In the midst of the unhappy throng, there was one person who would have more reason than most to complain and bemoan their predicament. Accompanied by her mother, Aileen, was a young Clarinbridge girl, who was returning home having just had re-construction surgery performed on her foot in a hospital in Sheffield. This was another staging post in what had been a series of operations carried out over a number of years in the English city. Amidst the doom and gloom of the delayed passengers, she stood out like a beacon of light. Smiling, friendly, warm and chatty, welcome to Katie O’Brien. She was twelve years of age.

International tourism specialist appointed visiting professor at TUS

An international tourism expert has been awarded a visiting professor role at the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest in Athlone.

Athlone hosts inaugural European University General Assembly occasion

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Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (TUS) will welcome over 200 representatives from across Europe for the inaugural General Assembly (GA) of the Regional University Network Europe (RUN-EU).

‘Connemaras’ struggled to survive on the mid-west plains of Minnesota

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The 309 Connemara emigrants, selected by their local clergy as suitable for a new life in America, arrived at Boston June 14 1880, 11 days after departure from Galway Bay on the SS Austrian, an Allen Line ship. The settling of ‘The Connemaras’, as they became known, was a new venture prompted by a Liverpool priest, Fr Patrick Nugent renowned for his ‘philantropic and truly patriotic exertions to alleviate the social conditions of his fellow countrymen in England’; and Archbishop John Ireland, of St Paul, Minnesota, who was already settling thousands of Irish Catholics who were trapped in the ghettoes of New York and elsewhere, on rich prairie lands.

AIT and LIT awarded significant funding for role in European University project

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AIT and LIT, have been awarded €1 million for their leading role in RUN-EU, a new pan-European university alliance intended to tackle the EU’s future and advanced skills needs and help shape a “resilient, green and digital future”.

Seeing Earth exhibition on show in Westport

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Seeing Earth, is an exhibition by Pauline Garavan which is currently showing in the Custom House Studios + Gallery in Westport.

New law to tap into massive ocean energy potential

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has pointed out that the recently published Maritime Area Planning Bill 2021, set to be debated in Dáil Éireann this autumn, will allow the country to generate enough electricity to not only meet Ireland’s needs but also the electricity needs of France and Austria as well.

 

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