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The Pipe DVD to be launched in Charlie Byrne’s tomorrow

The Pipe, the award-winning Irish documentary on Rossport’s struggle against the economic might of Shell, will be launched on DVD in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop tomorrow at 6pm.

Kilkenny Baha’i’s seek support for Iranian counterparts

The Kilkenny Baha’i community is calling on governments and educational organisations throughout the world to register with the government of Iran, their strong disapporoval of its systematic ongoing efforts to deny to young Baha’i’s their fundamental human right to access higher education.

We can be proud of our military heritage

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers. It was reported in the London Times.

Award winning Iranian film to be screened for Women’s Day

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TO CELEBRATE International Women’s Day, which this year celebrates its centenary, The Galway Film Society will screening the Iranian film Women Without Men.

‘Serious’ gender gaps must be addressed before gender equality can be achieved

While major gains have been made in the last 100 years which transformed the position of women in Ireland “persistent and serious” gender gaps remain which must be addressed before gender equality can be truly achieved.

Women, men, and Cuban music - Galway Film Society’s winter/spring season

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FILMS CELEBRATING women, the relationships between grandfathers, fathers, and sons, the sounds, style, and cultures of Cuba, Burlesque strip-tease performers will all feature in The Galway Film Society’s winter/spring season 2011.

Perfume thief does not get scent down by judge

A man who stole just over €900 worth of perfume from a Galway city shop received a four-month suspended sentence and was fined €400 at Galway District Court on Monday.

Do I Look Fat In These Fig Leaves?

ADAM AND Eve get the blame for a lot of things - sin, death, pain, hard work, sexism - and to add insult to injury, for centuries artists have depicted the couple as having nothing but fig leaves to hide their modesty.

SEGH delegates boost local economy

More than 300 delegates from around the world flocked to Galway recently for the SEGH 2010 conference, a six-day event which not only provides a forum for the sharing of knowledge and research but has also proven to be of major benefit to the local economy.

Amnesty table quiz

Amnesty International Galway will hold a table quiz to raise money for its anti-death penalty campaign in The Skeff Bar, Eyre Square, on Sunday April 25 at 8pm.


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