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Galway students warned to beware accommodation scammers

College students, set to begin the annual hunt for accommodation in Galway, are being warned of scammers when renting property in the city.

'People are talking about a renaissance in Irish writing. It’s not an exaggeration'

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AS TECHNOLOGY progresses, at what point will the distinctions between machines and humans become blurred? Can poetry still be a voice or rage and reason against oppression and discrimination? And Irish literature, what lies behind its recent renaissance?

More stolen cars and more online scams

A new ‘mycarcheck’ survey of British motorists shows half of all used buyers encounter phishing. With recent Home Office figures in Britain revealing a near 50 per cent increase in vehicle thefts over the last five years (up from 75,308 in 2013-14 to 111,999 in 2017-18), a new mycarcheck survey highlights the shocking extent of online phishing scams.

Brokers Ireland call on consumers to be more alert to insurance fraudsters

Brokers Ireland has called on Minister for State at the Department of Finance with special responsibility for insurance, Michael D’Arcy TD, to speed up plans to set up a new Garda motor insurance unit.

County councillor warns of scam after receiving call from bogus 'Revenue' officer

by Una Sinnott

Alternative facts, fake news, and plain old lies

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We have certainly been spoilt for choice when it comes to aphorisms that sum up the challenges for contemporary politics, particularly when it comes to the role of the media.

Public being warned about the latest phone scam

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The public have been warned to be on the alert for a major phone scam that has been ongoing over the past while. The crooks involved are ringing people, who will hear distressed screaming or shouting in the background. The line then goes dead. If the number is called back, it can drain the victim's phone of top-up credit, or add a large fee to the phone bill.

Family comedy/magic show @ The Loft

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THE MAGIC Beard, the zany comedy and magic show for all the family, performed by Seska, comes to The Loft at Seven, Bridge Street, this Sunday at 2pm and 4pm.

Former Moldovan football prodigy taking part in Saturday’s Big Heart Santa Run Galway

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Former Moldovan football prodigy Masal Bugduv has spoken this week of his support for the Irish Heart Foundation’s Big Heart Santa Run, a 5km run or walk taking place on this Saturday December 1 in Salthill.

Fraudulent cheque scam accused faces four new charges

A 63-year-old Dublin man has been charged with four new charges in relation to fraudulent cheque incidents carried out in Galway city and county.

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