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Muintir Mhaigh Eo Atha Cliath hosted its annual business lunch in the Four Seasons Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, last Friday afternoon, November 14. A key highlight in the social calendar of the association, the lunch brought together Mayo business people from a diverse range of industries including construction, technology, small businesses, hospitality, legal, financial, as well as public sector bodies. The lunch afforded all those gathered an opportunity to mingle, network, and influence in a relaxed setting. A capacity crowd of 460 guests marked the highest attendance for the association’s business lunch and seats were fully sold out two weeks in advance of the event. Dignitaries present on the day include TDs Lucinda Creighton, Dara Calleary, Pat Rabbitte, and Fergus O’Dowd. The current Mayo Person of the Year John Walkin and his wife Colette were also present.
The potential for sea food, sea technology, sea energy, and ports/harbours in generating economic growth, will be the subjects of the inaugural Bright Blue Sea Conference.
NUI Galway is in line for a major slice of the €300 million in funding for research announced this week. The university will participate in three of the seven new Science Foundation Ireland research centres being set up with this funding.
AUTHOR NUALA Ní Chonchúir’s third poetry collection has just been published by Salmon and this latest volume affirms her credentials as a poet of considerable poise, sensitivity, and imagination.
IN WHAT promises to be one of the highlights of this year’s Cúirt, singer-songwriter Sean Tyrrell will premiere his new show Who Killed James Joyce, inspired by the poems and life-stories of some of Ireland’s foremost poets, both past and present.
FILM MAKER Pat Collins, who spent a number of years in Galway, will be celebrated at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature, with screenings of some of his acclaimed documentary films on Irish writers.
THIS SUNDAY at 6pm in Kelly’s Bar, Bridge Street, a host of renowned Galway musicians, including the great folk singer-songwriter Sean Tyrrell, are getting together to play a fundraising concert.