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Senator alleges GMIT Castlebar applicants are being told to go to Galway

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A Mayo based senator has alleged this week in the Seanad that potential students who inquire about courses in the GMIT campus in Castlebar are being steered towards the Galway campus if a similar course is on offer there and that the Mayo campus is being "bullied" by its overseeing campus. Fine Gael senator Paddy Burke raised the issue of the future of the Castlebar campus of the institute with the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, in the upper house of the Oireachtas as fears for the future of the facility in Castlebar have intesified recently. Those fears were further increased late last week when the head of the Mayo campus Dr Deirdre Garvey stepped down from her position.

O’Donnellan & Joyce November property auction generates €5 million in sales

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Buyers and investors were out in force at the O’Donnellan and Joyce property auction in Galway where a block of 17 one- and two-bed apartments presented in turnkey condition in the coastal Gaeltacht village of Spiddal, 12 miles outside Galway city, sold as one lot for €1,005,000. Bidding commenced at €420,000 and went up in bids of €5,000. A total of 110 bids was made before the hammer dropped at €1,005,000. This was, of course, a highlight sale in the afternoon’s catalogue, where 38 properties from Galway to Donegal and from Limerick to Tipperary fetched a total of €5m. 

Party politics splashes about on pool loan

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The issue of the raising of a loan of €2.5 million by Mayo County Council as a contribution towards the development of a new swimming pool and the national outdoor education and training centre at Lough Lannagh in the town turned into a political back and forth in the council chamber on Monday.

Life’s a pitch — are you ready for StartUp Weekend?

Startup Weekend is coming to Galway this weekend when developers, designers and business development folks will come together to pitch an idea and launch a business, all in one weekend.  

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