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‘Ireland will be poor no longer’

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From the comforts of Ballynahinch, such as they were at the time, William Makepeace Thackeray continues his exploration of the surrounding countryside as he gathered information for his successful Irish Sketch Book published some years after his tour in 1842.

EirGrid contacts homeowners across Mayo and Sligo on major new electricity project

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EirGrid is contacting thousands of residents across Mayo and Sligo in relation to a major new electricity project for the region.

Fáilte Ireland health and safety approval for Hodson Bay Group

Two weeks following the Fáilte Ireland launched COVID-19 Safety Charter for the tourism industry, the Athlone-based Hodson Bay Group is close to becoming the first hotel group in Ireland to successfully get the Safety Charter stamp of approval.

Direct Provision Centre COVID-19 cluster growth cases a concern

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A cluster growth of COVID-19 cases at the Temple Spa Accommodation Centre is “significantly troubling” and necessitates immediate intervention, such is the view of Sanctuary Runners founder, Graham Clifford, who this week spoke to the Athlone Advertiser with regard to the issue which is the source of much debate, at both local an national levels.

Canney welcomes signing of MOU between Inland Fisheries Ireland and Cairde na Chláir

Inland Fisheries Ireland and Cairde na Chláir, representing four of its angling clubs on the Clare River, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enable both parties to collaborate on the conservation and development of brown trout and salmon and their habitat on the Clare River.

Concerns raised over lack of detail around extra beds for Direct Provision centres

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An extra 650 beds for the two direct provision centres in Galway City, to assist with social distancing in those centres is a welcome move, but the "absence of detail is worrying".

General Election invigoration ensues as Ireland start with Six Nations campaign success

Well, after this week, life will go back to normal. For the last three weeks, I have to say my life has been circumscribed by the forthcoming general election, both involvement locally in Westmeath and Roscommon, and of course the wider general involvement through television debates, newspaper reports, radio and all of the other media outlets which are recording faithfully the ups and downs of every individual campaign.

Dance inspired by the lives of refugees and people in direct provision

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ASYLUM SEEKERS and Irish people will join forces for a dance show, coming to Galway, which has been inspired by the lives of refugees and people in direct provision.

Awards for Galway Designers at Showcase 2020

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Showcase Ireland 2020 was held at the RDS, Dublin last week. This four-day trade show is the leading Gift Show in Ireland with more than 450 craft and designer exhibitors attracting over 5,000 domestic and overseas buyers. Two Galway designers Berina Kelly and Lynsey De Burca were presented with awards for their exceptional products.

Galway-based WifOR Institute awarded Guaranteed Irish symbol ahead of 2020 partnership with NUIG

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The WifOR Institute, an independent economics research institute and think-tank, has been awarded the ‘Guaranteed Irish’ symbol. WifOR, headquartered in Germany and operating in Galway since 2018, provides businesses, government bodies and other organisations with valid, comparable data and insightful research on a range of topics including digitalisation, education, health, innovation and R&D, labour markets, value, and sustainability.

 

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