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Ryan Institute project will see books penned by local children reach global audiences

An NUI Galway Ryan Institute project will see 20 children’s books, written and illustrated by this year’s sixth class students of Galway Educate Together National School, reach global audiences through the EcoScience Writers in Schools project. 

First Independent Mayo reveals election candidate shortlist

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First Independent Mayo, the coalition of community groups that is planning to run an Independent candidate in Mayo in the next General Election, has unveiled its short list of seven potential candidates.

Galway Astronomy Club to hold eclipse viewing event tomorrow

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Galwegians hoping to see tomorrow’s partial solar eclipse can view the event from a viewing point in Salthill, thanks to members of Galway Astronomy Club.

Galway Bay salmon farm halted as EU concerned by ‘Fundamental errors’ in scientific data

A public enquiry could result from allegations of flawed and suppressed information regarding controversial proposal to construct a massive salmon farm in Galway Bay.

From Brandon to Brooklyn

IT IS 1988 and all eyes are on the western skies. Wide-eyed, wild yet innocent, they watch the jetstream trails over Brandon Mountain. Soon they will be up there on one of the planes bound for a new life across the Atlantic. Big dreams, work hard, get rich, and someday maybe...if things get better they will come back home again.

From Brandon to Brooklyn

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IT IS 1988 and all eyes are on the western skies. Wide-eyed, wild yet innocent, they watch the jetstream trails over Brandon Mountain. Soon they will be up there on one of the planes bound for a new life across the Atlantic. Big dreams, work hard, get rich, and someday maybe...if things get better they will come back home again.

EU action on mackerel welcomed by MEP Higgins

MEP for Ireland North West and member of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee, Jim Higgins, has welcomed proposed EU measures announced this week to limit the over-fishing of North Atlantic mackerel stocks.

Kyne demands answers over fish farm proposals

Unless vital questions over sea lice, contamination of fish stocks, and issues of employment are addressed openly and publicly, the public cannot have any confidence in decisions made about the controversial fish farm for Galway Bay.

White Star chairman J Bruce Ismay finds peace in the west

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On that terrible cold night of April 14 1912, in the North Atlantic, the Titanic was sinking head first into a freezing, calm sea. It had struck an iceberg 400 miles south of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. And was fatally wounded. The incessant bip bip bip SOS call for help from the wireless telegraphist Jack Phillips and his assistant Harold Bride was interspersed with more dramatic calls for help: “We are putting passengers off in small boats. Women and children in boats, cannot last much longer”.

Easter Sunday march in Castlebar for Addergoole Titanic ‘14’ commemoration

In April 1912 14 men and women from Addergoole in north Mayo set sail from Queenstown, Cork, for a new life in America. Within days, 11 had died in the icy waters of the north Atlantic. Their ship, Titanic, sank on her maiden voyage.

 

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