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Athlone Community College has scooped a top national award for the design of the new building at its Retreat Road site.
Local firm RPS has won a national engineering award for its work on the Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant, Ireland’s largest water treatment plant supplying 22 per cent of Ireland’s entire population.
The Galway City Council’s 2015 budget “ignores the most serious social problem affecting the city and disregards the plight of people in our city who have nowhere to sleep on a nightly basis.”
It is “incomprehensible” that “prefab buildings are being considered” as a response to the housing crisis, and “illustrative of the utter failure of Government to take the problem seriously”.
More than 400,000 fans have been disappointed by the cancellation of Garth Brooks’ comeback gigs in Croke Park but for fans who would like to catch a glimpse of how it might have been, The Irish Garth Brooks Experience plays at PJ’s in Dunmore, Co Galway, this Saturday July 19.
With the prospect of a directly-elected mayor for Dublin still a possibility - Environment Minister Phil Hogan said there will be no plebiscite in May but the four Dublin councils can reconsider the issue after the Local Elections - Insider contemplates what such a role could bring to Galway city.
2014 promises to be an exciting year for Galway Arts Centre’s visual art programme. Despite funding cuts to the arts for five consecutive years, the Dominick Street gallery is still working with a superb mix of Irish and international artists in solo and group exhibitions. The visual art education programme is also reaching new levels with major projects for young people and older people in 2014.
Bord Bia has this week announced the return of Bloom, its hugely successful gardening, food, and family festival, which will take place in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, this June bank holiday weekend. Now in its seventh year, the event attracted more than 80,000 visitors last year.
Two Tyrone Guthrie bursaries from Mayo County Council have been awarded to visual artists Mary Noonan and Will O’Kane. Every year Mayo County Council offers two bursary awards to artists born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Each bursary covers all board and lodging expenses for a two-week period, plus the use of a studio if relevant.