Search Results for 'Latin America'

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Learn Spanish and Italian the ‘practical’ way

New Spanish and Italian classes will start next week in the Language Institute at the Granary Learning Centre. These courses are specifically designed for people who plan travel or short stays in Spain, Latin America, or Italy. They will be focused on the words and phrases that you need to get information, to buy things, to get around, and to meet people. The innovative way in which the course is designed provides maximum practice with native speakers and is guaranteed to be functional and fun.

Billy Cameron - our man in Havana

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When Billy Cameron first went to Cuba in the mid 1990s it was just for a sun’n’fun holiday on the beach. He had no idea the Caribbean island nation, its people, culture, and society would become one of his great personal and political passions.

Celebrate Latin America Week in Galway

Latin America, its people, culture, literature, and the issues affecting its nations, will be celebrated and discussed during Latin America Week in Galway.

Public lecture on life in a 19th century Irish farmhouse

What were Irish farmhouses like in the 19th century? Did they differ in different parts of the country? How did people decorate them? What do they tell us of life in those days?

Eight released following brothel arrests

Eight of the 10 people arrested last week following raids on brothels across the country have been released without charge, while two people have been charged in connection with the investigation.

Book ideas for Christmas

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.”

Launch of Argentina GAA is “groundbreaking” - O’Cathain

The commencement of a GAA coaching programme in Argentina is a “groundbreaking” event that has resonance for business, education, cultural, and diplomatic relations between Ireland and Latin America, according to president of AIT and Midlands Gateway Chamber president, Ciaran O’Cathain.

Fears for Nortel jobs after company files for bankruptcy protection

News that Canadian telecommunications giant Nortel has filed for creditor protection has raised fears for the future of 300 jobs at the company’s Galway facility.

Celebrate the Spanish Institute with wine and tapas

The Spanish Institute at the Granary Learning Centre will host an evening of free demonstrations, wine, and tapas at Cava restaurant tomorrow (Friday) as the institute launches its cultural programme 2009.

Something for everyone this September at the Linenhall

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Irish language drama in the the Linenhall


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