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A public engagement campaign is underway as Galway bids to win the European Capital of Culture 2020 designation. Following the success of the first ‘Speak Out’ held recently, a second event will take place in Galway Arts Centre, Lower Dominick Street tonight Thursday March 19. These ‘Speak Out’ events are part of a comprehensive public engagement programme taking place throughout Galway city and county over the coming months.
Frank McCurry and Tom Frawley of GMIT, whose radio heritage work has featured on the BBC Coast series, will give a talk at 7pm on Wednesday February 11 in NUI Galway on radio and the Clifden Marconi Station as well as a demonstration of Morse Code, the first system used to send long-distant messages using electricity.
After three decades of campaigning and a “litany of false promises” local community groups and activists have welcomed the long-awaited signing of the €3.4 million contract for the Ballinfoile Community Neighbourhood Centre which took place at City Hall yesterday.
Galway parents will have a chance to shape new legislation tackling cyber-bullying at a meeting in the city this evening.
Finally the issue of cyberbullying, which has devastated so many lives in this country, is getting the attention and headlines it deserves.
Aspiring engineers, young and old, can take part in a special week of family events to celebrate National Engineers Week in Galway.
The world of science, technology, engineering, and maths continues to develop and with it the need for a skilled and talented workforce. The role of any school is central to the development of key skills that our future generations will need. “There is no doubt that the education of our young people from primary school to third-level will play a very important role in Ireland’s future prosperity and advancement,” said Bernie Rowland, principal of Davitt College, Castlebar. “So we are constantly enriching and enhancing the curriculum we provide here at Davitt College.”
A well-known local science advocate believes that Galway should emulate its international status as an arts city by striving to become the European equivalent of California’s Silicon Valley.
Fianna Fáil is holding a national conference on education policy in Galway this weekend. The conference, Developing a Policy Agenda, begins at the Galway Bay Hotel at 11am in Salthill on Saturday June 23.