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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has awarded Honorary Fellowships to John Crumlish, CEO of the Galway International Arts Festival, for his vast contribution to arts and culture in the west, and John Muldoon, Connacht Rugby Captain and a graduate of GMIT, for his major contribution to rugby and sport.
Connacht coach Pat Lam is feeling a lot more confident following the return of seven key squad members as the Pro 12 resumes this weekend.
The break for the Autumn internationals could not have come sooner for Pro 12 champions Connacht after recording their first loss to the Newport Gwent Dragons since 2012.
Connacht must turn the disappointment of defeat to Leinster into a winning performance against the Newport Gwent Dragons tomorrow when they meet in Rodney Parade (7.15pm).
Pat Lam, head coach of Connacht Rugby, and former rugby international is to be recognised at NUI Galway with an honorary degree for his achievements which have significantly enriched both Connacht and the wider community.
A winning performance is "not far off" promises coach Pat Lam as Connacht come under increasing pressure to get their first points in this season's PRO 12 when Edinburgh visit the Sportsground on Friday (7.35pm).
Connacht have lost influential prop Nathan White, who has been forced to retire following a concussion injury in March.
Pat Lam has boosted his injury-hit squad this week with the addition of New Zealander Stacey Lli.
New season, same goals, but one big difference. For the first time in the history of the Pro 12 competition Connacht Rugby start as reigning Pro 12 champions.