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President pays tribute to man who brought appreciation of poetry to many
President Michael D Higgins paid tribute last night to poet Kevin Higgins who passed away on Tuesday after a short illness.
Turloughmore celebrates its sole senator
Seanad Eireann is celebrating its 100th anniversary and in that hundred years some of the greatest and most noted people took their place in the Higher House of the Irish Parliament.
Empathy will make for a more connected society
Ionbha, The Empathy Book of Ireland, is due to be launched in Charlie Byrnes on Friday November 11.
Advertiser columnist among University of Galway Alumni Award recipients
Olympic champion Aifric Keogh, Kenny’s Bookshop and Gallery director, author, and historian Tom Kenny, and World Food Program representative Mary-Ellen McGroarty are among the recipients of the 2022 University of Galway Alumni Awards. The winners, announced this week, will be presented with their awards at a gala banquet on Friday October 21.
Galway Simon supports more people than ever before
Galway Simon Community has launched their 2021 Annual Impact Report, highlighting an increase of 26% in the number of households supported compared to 2020. With the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, including the lifting of the moratorium on evictions and a deepening housing crisis, Galway Simon Community has supported more people than ever at risk of and experiencing homelessness in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.
Westmeath Gaisce gold award winners to inspire generation of committed community leaders
Gaisce – the President’s Award, the nation’s highest recognition of young people’s initiative, achievements and voluntary contribution to society, is seeking to connect with nearly 40 years of gold award recipients in Westmeath through a Gold Voices Community network - reuniting those who completed the journey through the years and calling on them to step up and inspire the next generation of gold awardees.
Galway’s Gaisce Gold Award recipients asked to help inspire a new generation of community leaders
Gaisce – The President’s Award, the nation’s highest recognition of young people’s initiative, achievements, and voluntary contribution to society, is seeking to connect with nearly 40 years of Gold Award recipients through a Gold Voices Community network - reuniting those who completed the journey through the years and calling on them to step up and inspire the next generation of Gold awardees.
Traditional Irish music on a grand scale at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2022
Returning to its roots, County Westmeath will come alive with the traditional sounds of Irish music and dance for one week as Mullingar hosts Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2022.
Eight NUI Galway students awarded Gaisce gold medals
Eight students from NUI Galway are among the inspirational young people to receive the Gaisce Gold Award in this year's Gaisce Awards. The medals were presented by President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, recently in recognition of their civic engagement and personal development.
‘Challenging times’ for new students’ union president
NUI Galway’s Sai Gujulla is prepared for a “challenging year” in his new role as the Students’ Union president.