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Five hundred people aged under 18 waiting for ophthalmology treatment in Mayo - Lawless

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Aontú has obtained statistics from the Department of Health which it said show that there are 500 children and teenagers waiting for ophthalmology treatments or assessments in the Mayo area.

‘Bed and quinine appear to be the two great safeguards.’

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The Galway Expess was one of the first local newspapers to notice that the increasing numbers of people succumbing, some very suddenly, to the so called Spanish ‘Flu that swept across the world in the early summer of 1918, was ‘virulently infectious’. It speculated that it first reached Ireland through Belfast, and in many cases ‘entire households have been seized,’ industries have been closed, and schools ‘although children suffer less than adults, they spread infection’, have also been closed. ‘Sudden collapses are the most striking feature, the victim being struck down almost immediately.’

Roscommon Arts Centre to host healing themed exhibition

Roscommon Arts Centre will host the first in a series of exhibition works by Barbara Kneževi, gathered under the title, ‘Tools for Wellbeing, ‘Scapes; Rose Quartz’ from Saturday, February 13 until Saturday, March 27, public health guideline restrictions permitting.

Death by wrongful humiliation - the story of Valentine Steinberger

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STEPHANIE KLAPP, MA Culture and Colonialism NUI Galway, history teacher, and local historian, recalls the story of a fellow German who made Galway his home, but found himself caught up in the 1916 Rising and wrongly humiliated on the streets of Galway.

The pandemic has significantly changed how we shop, cook, and eat

How we shop for food, cook, and eat has changed significantly during the Covid-19 pandemic, an international survey led by Queen’s University Belfast reveals.

Roscommon Arts Centre to host healing themed exhibition

Roscommon Arts Centre will host the first in a series of exhibition works by Barbara Kneževi?, gathered under the title, 'Tools for Wellbeing, ‘Scapes; Rose Quartz’ from Saturday, February 13 until Saturday, March 27, public health guideline restrictions permitting.

Doire Press to mark 10th birthday with online reading

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CONNEMARA BASED publishing company, Doire Press, will mark its 10th birthday with a cross-border/cross-genre reading and panel discussion as part of this weekend's Dublin Book Festival.

‘The arts take us to a different place, a more human place’

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THE ARTS are essential to politics, precisely because they can go beyond ideologies and entrenched positions, into the mind and lived experience of another person. Through the artist’s presentation of that life, we can see another perspective; who we might be in other circumstances; or into a reality we have been fortunate enough not to have lived.

Three Galway students win €20,000 scholarship awards

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Three Galway students who began their studies at NUI Galway are winners of the 2020 Naughton Foundation Scholarship Awards

 

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