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Wine, women, and song!

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THE WORD ‘bespectacled’ is usually preceded or followed by the term ‘mild-mannered’, but there is nothing ‘mild-mannered’ about the bespectacled trio of wild women in sequinned mini-skirts that go by name The Nualas.

Past winners encourage businesses to enter SCCUL Enterprise Awards

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Past overall winners of the SCCUL Enterprise Awards are encouraging businesses throughout Galway City and County to showcase their achievements by entering the awards and exhibiting at the SCCUL Business Expo. The deadline for receipt of entries to the SCCUL Enterprise Awards is 5.30pm on Monday November 3.

Anonymous businessman to pay for Direct Provision students’ third level education

A Galway businessman has come forward and offered to pay for the third level education of two students in the Direct Provision system who were not in a position to fund their courses as their status would mean paying sums of up to €10,000.

Ring is only Mayo TD with no investment properties or other ‘interests’

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Dep Michael Ring has no interests recorded on the Register of Members Interests of members of Dáil Éireann for the year 2012. The annual register of interests was released at the end of last month and lists the interests in, among other things, property and shares that the members of the Oireachtas have.

New Mayor O’Flaherty wants Queen to visit Galway

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and US President Barrack Obama should be invited to come back to Ireland and include Galway on their itinerary according to new Mayor Terry O’Flaherty.

A momentous week in Irish history

It’s funny how Queen Elizabeth II’s visit could unearth such emotion among a generation of Irish who are too young really to remember the persistently bad times in Northern Ireland, and who were very much indifferent to her visit in the first place. There have been occasions like the Omagh bombing where we shared the sharp pain of our friends in Northern Ireland, but we have been removed by age from the troubles of the seventies.

Obama to visit Mayo?

The possibility of US President Barrack Obama coming to visit Mayo picked up momentum this week. Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said this week that there were “obvious reasons” why Mayo could be included on the State visit of the US President with it being the home of Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Castlebar Gospel Choir in the National Concert Hall

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Celebrating their 10-year anniversary, Castlebar Gospel Choir will be bringing their 'Songs of Freedom' concert to the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Thursday, October the 1 at 8pm. (Tickets are €20 from the National Concert Hall Box Office (01 4170000) or www.nch.ie) It will be an evening celebrating the spirit of freedom that has evolved in the USA tracing the movement from slavery to civil rights to the inauguration of President Barrack Obama.

 

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