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NUI Galway has conferred three honorary degrees on Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Lt General Sean McCann, and Finian O’Sullivan.
EU Commissioner, Carna native Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, is to be honoured by NUI Galway.
I am probably the worst kind of voter that the enthusiastic canvassers could meet. I do not vote for a party, but for a personality, or for a candidate whom I feel will do a good job. I admire politicians. I know that ninety-nine per cent of them are motivated by public service, and genuinely believe that they can effect change. Some of them actually succeed in bringing about change; but it is a long, hard slog.
EU Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn will be the guest speaker at BPW Galway’s annual summer lunch on May 16.
NUI Galway will host the 52nd annual Irish Science Teachers’ Association Conference on Friday and Saturday.
Castlebar based Fianna Fáil vice-president and local area representative, Lisa Chambers, met with Fianna Fáil MEPs Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallagher, Liam Aylward and Brian Crowley in Brussels on a recent trip. Lisa, who is chair of the European Affairs Committee of the Fianna Fáil National Executive, and three committee members were invited to Brussels to visit the Commission and the Parliament, and also to meet with the Fianna Fáil MEPs.
President Michael D Higgins will address the 2013 Coimbra Group Annual Conference taking place at NUI, Galway this week.
SCCUL Mentors, a structured mentoring programme established by SCCUL Enterprises celebrates its first year in operation. In 12 short months, over 180 local businesses have received free mentoring support from up to 80 established business figures and industry experts in Galway. Mentoring has been provided across a number of sectors including Finance, Sales, HR, PR & Marketing, Quality, and Business Planning. SCCUL Mentors earlier this year launched its 2013 Programme and businesses may apply online www.scculmentors.ie
The European Commissioner for research, innovation, and science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn is to preside over the official opening of the Irish segment of European Researchers Night which is part of the Sea2Sky celebration.
A major travelling exhibition, entitled ‘Accelerating Science’, will be making its way to Galway this autumn to take part in an exciting and informative science and technology festival.