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Tune in to Galway's first international cello festival

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A first Galway festival that celebrates the beauty of the cello starts today online.

Crazy, creative or courageous — the man who set up a business during a pandemic

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Stephen Cooke chuckles when it is put to him that setting up a new business during a pandemic could be deemed crazy, creative or courageous. “A bit of everything, a mix of those things anyways,” he laughs.

Galway’s new research vessel to be named the RV Tom Crean

The new Galway-based marine exploration research vessel to replace the Celtic Voyager is to be named RV Tom Crean after the Irish seaman and polar explorer in Antarctica. The new vessel is set to be completed in 2022 and be based in Galway Harbour where the port comprises a dock basin.

Kirby Group Engineering is seeking applications for its apprenticeship and graduate programmes in 2021

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Kirby Group Engineering has developed a new and world-class structured training and development programme for graduates and apprentices. Kirby provides electrical and mechanical engineering contracting services and the company’s portfolio includes successful projects within data centres, life sciences, industrial, substation, and renewables sectors in Ireland and across Europe.

Connacht facing time out after letting Munster off the hook

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hree-week break from action after the French government called a halt to its teams playing in the European Cup.

Think, before you put loved ones’ health at risk, urges HSE West’s public health director

If you take a health risk in the run-up up to Christmas then you are putting anyone you meet during the festive season in danger.

Galway epidemiologist who survived Covid seeks non-hospitalised survivors’ stories

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An epidemiologist at NUI Galway who contracted Covid 19 earlier this year is appealing for people who have tested positive in the last week or so but who have not been hospitalised, to contact her as part of a major study into the lingering symptoms of the infection.

Gardenwise | What’s in A Name – Feeling Sorry for a Tulip...

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You might remember me mentioning last week that I’d been ordering tulips, so just to remind you, you still have several weeks to plant the bulbs if you haven’t already. As they originate in the Middle East (not in Holland – the Dutch are just brilliant at growing and breeding them), they really need baking heat in summer, after the flower and foliage has yellowed and died down, in order to flower the following year. (Don’t we all.) This not always being forthcoming in Northern Europe, for every dozen you plant you could be lucky if two or three bother to show up in year two. That said, nothing else makes such a colourful display in late spring – so if you’re thinking of indulging, here are a few suggestions.

Amsterdam wasn’t built in a day - lessons for Galway from Dutch bike culture

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The Dutch Ambassador to Ireland will be one of the guest speakers at a lunchtime webinar on Thursday from 1pm to 2pm organised by Galway Cycling Campaign.

‘I’m looking forward to coming back to Galway’

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WHEN MARY Coughlan began work on the album that would become Life Stories, there was no such thing as Covid-19. She completed the album during lockdown, and has released it, when small scale music gigs are possible.


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