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Ireland could have been a world war battlefield

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In the early hours of Friday April 21 1916, two days before the Easter Rising was scheduled to begin, a German submarine surfaced off the Kerry coast, and three men set out for the shore in a small dinghy. On board were Sir Roger Casement, and two other men Robert Monteith and Daniel Bailey. As they neared the shore the dinghy capsized, and the men arrived on Banna Strand in Tralee Bay, drenched and exhausted.

Tune in to Galway's first international cello festival

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A first Galway festival that celebrates the beauty of the cello starts today online.

Volvo Car launches new electric C40 Recharge

The future of Volvo Cars is electric, and according to the company, the new C40 Recharge is the latest manifestation of its commitment to a zero-emission future.

‘Poor, brave, fighting little Tawin’ - wins major language battle

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Following the success of Séamus Ó Beirn’s play An Dochtúir at the Oireachtais in Dublin 1904, it was presented to full houses at Galway’s Town Hall immediately on the player’s triumphant return. Among the audience one evening was Sir Roger Casement, the notable humanitarian, a British consul by profession but, ironically, an anti-imperialist by nature.

The tragic story of Lindon Bates Jr and Island Eddy

On Friday morning, 30th July, 1915 the body of a ‘well-dressed man’ washed ashore at Island Eddy. The island, which sits at the inner eastern end of Galway Bay had a population of 38 and a total of seven families recorded in the 1911 Census.

Top European e-Scooter company Dott to roll out in Galway

Leading European e-scooter company Dott today officially announced their interest in entering the Galway market, following confirmation from Minister Eamon Ryan that e-scooters will be regulated for use on Irish roads.

Retired GMIT lecturer Anne Brindley awarded prestigious Napoléonic honour

Anne Brindley, a retired French lecturer from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), has been awarded the prestigious title of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes académiquesby the French government in recognition of her innovative approach to the teaching and learning of French throughout her career.

Volvo to triple electric car production capacity

Volvo Cars is tripling electric car manufacturing capacity at its plant in Belgium to meet fast growing demand for its Recharge line-up of chargeable cars.

Why I choose to study Bachelor of Commerce at NUI Galway

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I chose to study at NUI Galway due to its world-renowned reputation, location in the heart of Galway city, and the warm and vibrant atmosphere I experienced during the open day. I knew that choosing to study commerce at NUI Galway would provide a world class education at Ireland’s best college of business and give me opportunities to grow my skills academically and practically.

Needlepoint — hope has brought us this far

This time last year when the worst of our worries were whether the bird was the right size or the pudding mature enough, we didn’t know ourselves.


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