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Homeowners and businesses in Clifden are counting the cost this evening (Wednesday) after serious flooding hit the town early today when the Owenglin river overtopped. Schools were closed on the orders of gardai and 17 properties including homes and a hotel were evacuated as waters rose.
The 12th of July 2020 will remain long in the memory of the small band of local hurling enthusiasts from the Carracastle, Kilmovee, Ballaghaderreen and Charlestown area – the day that their club Caiseal Gaels - played their first adult hurling challenge game against close neighbours Tourlestrane of Sligo.
There is nothing like the image of a turf fire to carry you through the wilds of winter in search of solace. Driving through Connemara last Friday night, the twilight mountains turning to dark, the moon reflecting off the glasslike lakes painting the vistas between Recess and Clifden a wonderful mixture of blue and black, I longed to arrive at my destination and to feel the heat of orange flames on my face, to lay down my weary self, and to give myself over to hosts tasked with reenergising me with fine food, fine wines, and a hearty welcome.
The statue of Alcock and Brown at London's Heathrow airport was this week moved from its home at Heathrow over to Clifden to mark the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic flight from North America to Europe.
Local scientists and science enthusiasts will battle it out this evening (Thursday) for a place in the national final of FAMELAB, the largest science communication competition in the world. The regional heat will take place at 7pm tonight at An Taibhdhearc in Galway and the event is free to attend.
NUI Galway will tomorrow welcome President of the Republic of Croatia Mrs Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, as part of the official State visit to Ireland. The President’s visit to Galway is particularly celebratory as the city, together with Rijeka, was designated the European Capital of Culture 2020. The visit will also be an opportunity for the President to meet some of the Croatian community at the university.
The research will be carried out throughout Ireland, the UK, and the US until April 2017, and the researchers are particularly keen for couples in Ireland to participate in the survey.
Students from the NUI Galway’s Psi Chi Honour Society in psychology will host a public lecture by Professor Brian Hughes on pseudoscience in psychology next week. The lecture, entitled ‘"Trust Me, I’m a Psychologist” (Said No One Ever): Distinguishing Good Behavioural Science from Bad’, will take place on Thursday September 29 at 7pm.
Television personality Ryan Tubridy has the craic at Connemara Golf Club in Ballyconneely, Co Galway, with club captain Brian Hughes of the Abbey Glen Hotel, after he was awarded honorary life membership of the club.