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Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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ALEX SKOVRON, the Polish-born, Australian based poet and author, is among the featured readers at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, tomorrow at 8pm.

The man who almost sent Monty to his doom

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On the eve of taking up a world prestigious position no one had such a baptism of fire as Lord Michael Killanin in September 1972. He was to succeed the autocratic Avery Brundage as president of the International Olympic Committee, and was regarded as a breath of fresh air.

Apples Of The Golan

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IN 1967 Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria. Before the occupation, there were 139 villages. Following the occupation, 130,000 Syrians were forced from their homes. Today only five villages remain.

Krav maga classes starting at Connacht Taekwon-do Academy

Classes in krav maga self defence will begin shortly in Galway. Krav maga means ‘contact combat’ in Hebrew. It is a practical and tactical system that teaches how to prevent, deal with, and overcome all kinds of violence and attacks. Developed in Israel, this system has been tried and tested in many real life situations and is used today by Israel's armed forces and by many law enforcement and military units around the world.

New Irish film The Pier to be screened @ The Eye

THE PIER, a new Irish film, which has already won praise at film festivals in the Czech Republic, Israel, Greece, and Georgia, will be shown at The Eye this week.

Self defence classes in Castlebar, Ballina, and Westport

Practical and tactical self defence classes are being taught in Mayo. Krav maga means contact combat in Hebrew. The system teaches how to prevent, deal with, and overcome all kinds of violence and attacks. Developed and originating from Israel, this system has been tried and tested in many real life situations. At the classes you will learn relevant techniques for everyday self defence situations.

Calling all writers to the Big Smoke Writing Factory

Athlone’s Literary Festival has announced its 2011 line-up, and among the highlights is a creative writing workshop with Big Smoke Writing Factory, a renowned organisation run by writers for writers. They provide a platform for writers to not only improve their work but to share it with others. The festival takes place from October 7 to 9.

Norris should extend his resignation to the Seanad

Whether there was a witch hunt out for him from the start or not, what he did was wrong and inexcusable.

NUIG researchers to lead €2.7 million project for hernia treatment

Researchers at NUI Galway are to lead a €2.7 million European project to develop a new product for use in hernia operations.

An afternoon with two famous whistleblowers

Mordechai Vanunu and Bradley Manning. To some they are traitors, to others they are courageous whistleblowers.

 

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