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University of Galway announce 2023 Alumni Award winners
University of Galway has announced the winners of the 2023 Alumni Awards to be presented at a gala banquet on Friday June 16, 2023. The Alumni Awards recognise individual excellence and achievements among the University’s 128,000 alumni worldwide. These awardees are leaders who have demonstrated impact and excellence in their fields on a local, national, and international level.
Rosemount community proudly represented as Karen receives prestigious award
The community of Rosemount was proudly represented in the surrounds of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) recently when Professor Karen Boland, Consultant Gastroenterologist at Beaumont Hospital, was presented with a Clinician Innovation Award during the college’s Vice Chancellor Innovation Awards.
More homebuyers in Westmeath now eligible for Local Authority home loan
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Deputy Darragh O’Brien, has announced significant improvements to the Local Authority home loan that will result in more people in County Westmeath being eligible to apply for the State-backed mortgage.
Shannon first Irish airport to take delivery of new electric Medical Response Vehicle
Shannon Airport has become the first Irish airport to take delivery of an electric Medical Response Vehicle.
An Bord Pleanála decisions upending progress on housing developments is ‘frustrating’ Mayor
Mayor of Galway, Clodagh Higgins has expressed her deep frustration with the progress of housing developments in the City as a consequence of flat refusals from An Bord Pleanala.
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt in Galway Gaol
Blunt was an aristocratic English writer, a person of remarkable ability who, as “the best looking man in England was credited with having refreshed the blood of several ancient families”. He was always against colonialism and sympathetic to small nations, so it was no surprise that he became an ardent supporter of Home Rule for Ireland. In 1887, he was in Ireland to study the grievances of the people when he heard that evictions had recommenced on the 56,000-acre estate of Lord Clanricarde in Woodford.
Cell therapy may slow kidney damage from type 2 diabetes, University trial shows
University of Galway, in collaboration with the EU Horizon 2020-funded NEPHSTROM Consortium, has announced promising results from a new cell therapy trial for people living with diabetes.
Hitting the Burren trail with Galway’s Three Amigos
We are fortunate to live in Galway and to have the Burren within shouting distance. Some 15,000 hectares of a unique landscape that miraculously contain all the major habitats found on this island.
Tapping into the entrepreneurial potential of female executives, professionals and academics
A new initiative aimed at introducing a new group of females to the idea of setting up their own business was launched in Galway last week.