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Is a pension plan worth the bother?

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Juggling the family finances is a tricky business for all of us. The mortgage has to be paid each month, other loans need to be addressed, insurances must be paid, food must be put on the table, everyone must have clothes etc.… And all of this is before we even start thinking about the nicer things in life such as social outings, holidays and the rest!

President Higgins celebrates the career of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh

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President of Ireland Michael D Higgins was the special guest at an event in NUI Galway on Monday celebrating the prodigious career of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Professor Emeritus in History.

Author on bullying wants to change the dictionary definition of the term

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The author of an award winning book on bullying is spearheading an online global campaign to change the dictionary definition of the word.

African minister to launch autobiography in Galway

Rev Sahr Yambasu, the former minister for Galway’s United Presbyterian and Methodist Church will return to the city next week to launch his autobiography.

Philosophy, fungus and flourishing failure.... Welcome to Lars Lyer's world

LARS IYER is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is also the author of the novel Spurious, a raucous debut that summons up the fabled Goon Show comedies.

Ford looks to design cars for visually impaired

Ford has joined forces with Cambridge University to gain a better understanding of visual impairment issues that come with an aging society and to use digital tools to better design vehicles for those with vision problems.

‘Henceforth Irish is to be the language of Tawin’

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As letter writers to newspapers know, as soon as you make your point, and satisfied that it is the only salient point worth making, you can be brought back to reality smartly by a riposte! Sir Roger Casement’s letter in the Irish language newspaper An Claidheamh Soluis, in the late summer of 1904, was a hard hitting criticism of the attitude of those parents who favoured that their children learned to speak English, instead of Irish. “The general mass of the Irish speaking parents have kicked the language out of doors.” He fully supported the struggle of the people of Tawin, a small island on the east side of Galway Bay, who had withdrawn their children from the local national school because they wanted their children educated through Irish. As a result the authorities withdrew the schoolmistress, and the school, unused for years, fell into disrepair. They warned the islanders that if they wanted the school to re-open they had to pay for its repair.

Secret Millionaire star to speak at Galway female entrepreneurship seminar

Serial entrepreneur, author and women in business expert Margaret Heffernan, who recently featured in Channel Four’s Secret Millionaire, will speak next week at a seminar in Galway on female entrepreneurship being organised by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The seminar will take place at the Clayton Hotel on Thursday May 6 at 6.30pm.

NUIG Human Rights expert publishes new book on genocide

The latest book by Professor Bill Schabas, director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, addresses the ‘crime of crimes’ - genocide.

No white lies from quiet man of Irish indie Mick Flannery

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THE CORK singer-songwriter Mick Flannery has been causing a stir among fans for many years. Yet unlike many upcoming media-savvy artists he is not entirely comfortable with music press interviews and told State in September that he’s a “grumpy aul bastard”!

 

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