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Kenneth Gannon to take on Croagh Patrick for Brain Tumour Ireland
Westport's Kenneth Gannon will be embarking on a charity climb of Croagh Patrick on Saturday next, April 25 at 12 noon to raise money and awareness for Brain Tumour Ireland. This is not the first time that Kenneth has raised money for a brain tumour charity; in November 2010, he raised €7,119 for Brainwaves Northern Ireland from a very successful table quiz in Westport. After four and a half years, he is on the fundraising trail again, this time in aid of Brain Tumour Ireland.
A Wilde weekend in Fermanagh
The inaugural ‘A Wilde Weekend’ festival will take place on the May Day bank holiday weekend across venues in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. The festival, dedicated to the life and works of Oscar Wilde, will include Wildean-related art forms such as theatre, literary talks, prose-theatre, poetry-theatre, the decorative arts, the domestic arts, music, film, readings and storytelling, and celebrations of walled gardens.
Local student represents Ireland at European Parliament
Cathal Galvin from Athlone Community College was one of 24 students representing Ireland at the European Parliament in Strasbourg recently.
President’s Ethics Initiative to discuss how human rights can inform healthcare
The issue of delivering healthcare fairly, using a human rights framework, will be discussed at NUI Galway on 6 February. The public event is part of the President’s Ethics Initiative and President Michael D. Higgins will open the event.
Westport man appointed clerk of course for Circuit of Ireland Rally
Circuit of Ireland Rally organisers have announced that Westport man and well known rally official Tom Walsh, will take over the role of clerk of course for the 2015 event. Andy Gilmore, who managed the 2014 rally has had to give up the role due to his work commitments.
‘Of all the comic operas I know, this one is absolutely perfect’
FAMOUS FOR its spellbinding music and sublime arias, especially ‘Una Furtiva Lagrima’, Donizetti’s ever-popular romantic comedy The Elixir Of Love has it all, from unrequited love, to devious deception and thwarted passion.
Expert to give public talk on coastal environments
An expert on coastal environments will visit NUI Galway on Thursday, 27 November, to deliver a free public talk on coastal climate change. Andrew Cooper is Professor of Coastal Studies at the University of Ulster and co?founder of the Centre for Coastal and Marine Research and Centre for Maritime Archaeology. His latest book The Last Beach, which was published this month, is a call to action to prevent global beach destruction.
McEvilly claims European Masters title
Martin McEvilly, the evergreen GCH stalwart, became European champion yet again at the European Masters championships in Turkey recently.
Students awarded for their ‘Ice Eyes’ enterprise
Two final year Bachelor of Science students at NUI Galway were awarded a merit award at the recent Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.