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Wires Crossed — 2020 project uses tightrope walking to promote physical and mental balance

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Last week Galway Community Circus launched its exciting GalWAY 2020 project Wires Crossed with displays of high-wire walking near the City Museum and at the middle pier of the Claddagh Basin.

Sex, death and Swiftian satire

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Sex and Death at Merlin Park Hospital is the arresting title of Kevin Higgins’ new collection of poetry, which is published by Salmon and will be launched on Saturday, June 14, at the House Hotel.

Swedish royalty impressed by cutting edge research at Marine Institute

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King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Marine Institute headquarters in Oranmore tlast weekend as part of a three-day state visit.

First record of Golden kelp in Belmullet

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Researchers from the NUI Galway and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, using samples collected by citizen science recorders from a Seasearch Ireland and Porcupine survey trip, have confirmed the presence of the golden kelp (Laminaria ochroleuca) in Ireland for the first time.

Canney congratulates Galway County Council on EU WiFi grants

Galway East TD and Minister for Digital Development Seán Canney has congratulated Galway County Council on securing €45,000 in vouchers to install public WiFi hotspots around the county.

We must protect Harkin’s legacy and thwart possibility of two FG MEPs, says Healy Eames

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Voters in the Midlands North West should not let the great work of outgoing MEP Marian Harkin be undone in the next European Parliament, Fidelma Healy Eames has said.

Galway Early Music Festival’s feast of song and dance

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IT IS that time of year again when one can ‘caper nimbly to the lascivious pleasing of a lute’, to paraphrase Shakespeare, as Galway Early Music Festival brings us a feast of medieval melody over the coming weekend May 24 to 26.

Who will be returned as MEPs for Midlands-North-West?

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Former tánaiste Michael McDowell recently described the European elections as a mad dash where household names strive to become household names. There is more than an element of truth to this; high profile politicians such as Gerry Collins, Jim Higgins, and Brian Hayes went largely off the radar after relocating to Brussels.

Mulherin welcomes €100 million fund for beef farmers

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Senator Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the €100 million fund for beef farmers, which she says will be a big help to the suckler farming sector in Mayo which has been hit very badly by stagnant beef prices.

Put Mayo at the heart of Europe’ - Peter Casey

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European Parliamentary candidate Peter Casey is calling on Mayo voters to “put your county at the heart of the EU” by lending him your vote on May 24. The Midlands-North-West candidate said he will provide the strong independent voice Mayo needs and deserves in the EU Parliament.

 

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