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The Architecture at the Edge Festival will take place in Galway and Mayo this weekend. The festival, designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, will feature a weekend of online lectures, interviews, exhibitions, and panel discussions - all live and all free.
Galwayman John Concannon, currently VP of development at NUI Galway, has been chosen to head up the Government response to the Coronavirus crisis.
The Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Niall Burgess, along with fellow DFA officials John Concannon and Claire Coughlan, and Commandant Colin Campbell of the Irish Defence Forces, recently visited the Dominican College, Taylor's Hill, to present the school with a UN flag as part of the UN's global schools project.
In one sense, John Concannon was ahead of his time. If he was starting off now and doing the same thing, he’d be known as a brand influencer using techniques deployed by the best bloggers. Think of the tens of thousands of guests who appeared on the Late Late Show since its inception in 1961, and in the top twenty clips, up there with the Boyzone segment, the Bishop and the Nightie, is John and his multi-bucket for feeding three calves at a time.
As we face in to the winter of 2017, Insider cannot help sense that as each week passes we are much closer to a general election than many politicians and political parties would really like.
Now, I know that Mayo people are just about fed up with the constant rehashing of all that happened last Sunday, and if I go on and on about it I will only add to their woe. But just a few random thoughts that I thought I would share with you.
In the years following the establishment of the Defence Forces, various classes of Army Reserves were experimented with between 1927 and 1939. In May 1927, a Class A Reserve was formed consisting of NCOs and men transferred to the Reserve. In January 1928, a Class B Reserve was set up with the object of building up the infantry arm of the Defence Forces. One joined voluntarily, but in doing so, committed to three months initial training and one month’s annual training thereafter. This group had practically ceased to exist by 1934.
From tonight Thursday to Saturday, NUI Galway and Galway City will host a landmark national conference and an impressive programme of events, all part of The Centenary Conversations.
The story of the 1916 Rising in Dublin is told in two new multi-touch books Scéal 1916 & The Story of 1916 produced as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. They are packed with videos, interactivity and multimedia to engage readers with an authentic learning experience, which brings this period of Irish history to life.The iBooks were launched last week at Scoil Chroí Íosa in Galway city.
Tomorrow, Saturday, the first Cycle Against Suicide SpinOff of 2016 is coming to Westport and the organisers want you to get involved. John Concannon, businessman and star of Secret Millionaire will cycle and speak at this locally run event, with Sean Putt, European Trials champion, on hand to showcase some of his bike skills and tricks. The Westport SpinOff promises to be filled with colour, fun and energy, while helping to create awareness that “it’s OK not to feel OK; and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help.”