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An online petition organised by students of NUI Galway, showcasing their opposition to proposed routes for the new Galway city bypass, has been presented to university president Dr Jim Browne.
THE JULY festival season was ushered in this week by the Colours Fringe Festival which features events taking place across the city until Tuesday 8.
Saturday is the start of the week-long Galway Bike Festival, which aims to raise the profile of cycling as a healthy and fun way of commuting and physical activity for all age groups.
An information evening for students considering part-time study options is being held in the Orbsen Building on the NUIG campus from 5pm-7:30pm on May 13.
Leading Galway property expert DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard has just announced the launch of the city’s first property auctions of 2014. Following a hugely successful auction series in 2013, the St Francis Street-based agent is once again leading with its latest offering, bringing 15 lots to the market in what promises to be an engaging event for all involved.
Tonight at 7pm, the Literary and Debating Society will launch a year of events with a visit from actor Jeremy Irons, who will discuss the responsibility of the privileged to be involved in public discourse and to help shape society.
Having spent some time working in NUI Galway, I can justifiably lend my voice to those who say that the food available on campus is generally not that good. Sure, the pizza in the college bar is tasty enough, but it does not really count as a vegetable as the American government would have us believe. The Gourmet Tart Co used to supply the university with its freshly-made sandwiches, but these seem to be no longer available this year, replaced by a lesser sandwich to fill the gap. It is not, I am sure, because students don’t care what they eat — in fact a growing number of them are revolting against the banal food on offer.
A local consulting engineering firm, Ryan Hanley, has beaten off strong competition to win a prestigious national award for design excellence.
Protesters against austerity measures; cuts to health, welfare, and education; the use of Shannon as a US military hub; the closure of St Francis’ Nursing Home; and rural issues, will converge on NUI Galway this weekend where Labour is holding its national conference.
Moycullen basketballers begin their inaugural Superleague campaign this weekend.