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Newcastle residents dismayed at NUIG plans for student residences

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A large number of residents in Newcastle have expressed their displeasure at plans by NUI Galway to build additional student residences in the area. The college recently applied for permission to build the accommodation in Upper Newcastle and the proposed development consists of a five-storey block fronted by three four-storey blocks, to house more than 450 students. The residences are to be located between the existing Corrib Village and homes on Upper Newcastle road.

Advertiser editorial named as winner in international newspaper editorial contest

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An editorial from the Galway Advertiser has been named as a winner in a global contest to honour the best editorial writing in weekly newspapers. The Golden Quill and Golden Dozen award winners were announced by the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors at a banquet in the University of Missouri on Sunday. 

NUI Galway announces 2015 Alumni Award Winners

NUI Galway has announced the winners of the 2015 Alumni Awards to be presented at the 15th annual Alumni Awards Gala Banquet on Saturday, March 7. The ceremony will take place on the campus at the Bailey Allen Wing located in Áras na Mac Léinn.

New book on life in Ardrahan

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ARDRAHAN, ITS people, life, and times from the 1930s to the 1960s, is the subject of a new book, Two Cigarettes Coming Down the Boreen, which will be launched this weekend.

Watch Galway short film Don’t You Know Who I Am?

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RICK ROSSI needs to get away. It is a bad time and his future is uncertain. He was living the rock’n’roll high-life, until it all came crashing to a tragic halt when Pete, his friend and band member, died.

Galway Arts Festival show gets London production

RIVERRUN, OLWEN Fouéré’s imaginative and acclaimed stage interpretation of Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake, which premiered at last year’s Galway Arts Festival, is to be staged in London.

ACT for Meningitis teams up with Samaritans for celeb soccer match to raise funds and awareness

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ACT with Samaritans is a joint venture between ACT for Meningitis and Samaritans Galway who for one evening have joined forces together to host a Celebrity Soccer Match at Deacy Park on Friday November 29 7.30pm. As well as raising money for both charities the aim of the event is to raise the profile of both organizations and to encourage people to come forward and seek support.

It’s Gradam time — Gaillimh le Gaeilge looking for nominations for premier Irish language award

Representatives from a variety of businesses and organisations in Galway City attended an Information Evening about Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh in the Menlo Park Hotel last week when Gaillimh le Gaeilge announced that the award is now open for nominations.

Galway artist featured in major exhibition in Kerry

Galway artist Ruth Cadden will be among the 10 artists exhibiting in a special group exhibition which takes place this weekend in Co Kerry.

We need to change our mindset, not just the political system

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“We cannot fix the economy without fixing the political system as well,” is a familiar refrain in Irish political discourse these days. The calamity of the economic collapse and the role of the political and associated systems in bringing it about, or at least in failing to act to prevent it, have focused minds on this matter.

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