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NUI Galway project to help us understand EU policies

An NUI Galway project, led by INSIGHT will offer Europeans the opportunity to understand key EU policies and issues. The project, an EU Commission eGovernment project aims to give Europeans a voice in policy creation.

Education is key to a united society

A 15-year-old old boy who was about to enter into the prime of his life was savagely murdered in Dublin last week on the one day which is referred to as good — Good Friday. Racist motives are suspected in the stabbing of Toyosi Shittabey, a well-respected Nigerian boy, who was a promising young football star with Shelbourne FC, and who had been living in Ireland for the past 11 years with his family. His tragic death, along with an eye-opening report issued by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland this week, which showed that almost half of members surveyed had shockingly witnessed racial incidents in schools/colleges in the past month, is sending out a stark signal that it racial policy and cultural cohesion is a vital necessity for Ireland in 2010, with education key in implementing such integration.

Local nominations sought for multicultural awards

The people of Carlow and Kilkenny have been urged to submit nominations for an awards ceremony celebrating multi-culturalism and diversity in Irish Society.

MIA in running for MAMA award

 Mayo Intercultural Action, a voluntary organisation that provides support to the county’s immigrant population, is in the running to receive one of this year’s Media and Multicultural Awards (MAMAs). The MAMAs, now in their seventh year, recognise the people, groups, companies, institutions and media platforms that promote diversity and multiculturalism in Ireland and the awards ceremony will take place in Dublin on Thursday November 27.


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