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New short courses at NUI Galway for people over 55

NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG) is recruiting participants aged 55 or over who are living in Galway city and county to participate in a free, short course. The new programme, Touchstone, aims to develop the skills and knowledge of people who wish to play a part in helping to make their communities more age friendly.

NUI Galway law school director appointed to Government working group

Dr Ciara Smyth, Director of the Doctoral Programme in the School of Law, NUI Galway, has been appointed to the government’s Working Group on Asylum.

Don Stiffe’s Garvey’s residency

DON STIFFE, one of Galway’s best loved folk singers can be heard and enjoyed at his residency in Garvey’s Bar, Eyre Square each Sunday from 9.30pm to 11.30pm.

Survivors call for former industrial school to become a healing centre

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Survivors of St Anne’s Industrial School for Girls and Junior Boys at Lenaboy Castle in Taylor’s Hill are calling for it to be transformed into a memorial healing centre for all survivors of abuse in religious institutions.

We must avoid ‘taxi apartheid’, says human rights centre director

The deputy-director for the Irish Centre for Human Rights, Dr Vinodh Jaichand, has called on all players mentioned in a recent report investigating allegations of racism in the Galway taxi industry to act responsibly, to work to restore the human rights of all, and to avoid a type of “taxi apartheid”.

Taxi industry racism report criticised as biased and divisive

A new report researched and compiled by the Irish Centre for Human Rights, has been slammed as being poorly presented, biased, and likely to cause a deeper “wedge” between Irish drivers and multi-cultural drivers.

Former Equality chief to speak in NUIG tonight

Will issues of equality and the rights of minorities take a back seat in Ireland because of the recession? Or will they become more important?

NUIG Human Rights expert publishes new book on genocide

The latest book by Professor Bill Schabas, director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, addresses the ‘crime of crimes’ - genocide.

 

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