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Local study finds social media overload affects academic performance in students

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A study carried out by the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway has examined the problem of social media overload, which is the feeling of being overwhelmed and exhausted by the amount of communication and information demands a person is exposed to through social media channels, that may require energy and cognitive processing beyond their capabilities.

With Pathways event looming, have you had the career and course chat with your children?

Despite the growing use of psychometric testing, college open days, and online research, it seems that the biggest influence on the career and course choices of teenage students is still parental. The focus on choosing the right pathways for your children is one of the key areas to be explored at next month’s Pathways education and careers event, to be held in Galway’s Galmont Hotel on Tuesday April 9. Organised by the Galway Advertiser group, this event promises something for everyone planning their next steps.

Last chance to share a spec-tacular selfie

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This is the last chance for Athlone’s most striking specs wearers to show off their style and be in with a chance of winning €12,000 cash.

Orange Loop system to resume this Friday

Following seven weeks of works that saw Church Street closed to through traffic, the westward one-way system is set to be reintroduced this Friday.

Otherkin - garage punk and 'blazing energy'

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OTHERKIN CLOSE an impressive 2017 - a year which saw them release their debut album, reap critical acclaim, play major festivals, and tour Europe - with an Irish tour taking in Galway.

Return of the king of the selfies

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It seems the little man-een is coming back to us. At the moment in the middle of Eyre Square lies a large wooden box housing a team of workmen, beavering away on some secret project, Galway’s answer to Shrodinger’s cat. But this cat may be out of the bag, because speculation is rife (when is speculation anything other than rife?) that in the second week of next month, a familiar face will return to the Square. And it’s not a minute too soon.

Full line-up announced for Rock the Docks

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OTHERKIN, SPYFU, Seo Linn, and the emerging phenomenon that is Galway Street Club, are among the band that will play the Rock The Docks festival from Friday June 24 to Sunday June 26.

Internet users must switch off to beat addiction, say counsellors

 

Internet users must switch off to beat addiction, say counsellors

Internet users must learn to switch off and overcome their online addiction, according to the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).

Blogging to boost business

A free seminar for anyone who wants to learn how to use blogging to grow their business will be held in Galway on Thursday March 14.

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