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Harris designates first president of Atlantic Technological University
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has designated Dr Orla Flynn as the first president of the new Atlantic Technological University, which will be established on April 1. Dr Flynn is the current president of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.
NUI Galway launches fully catalogued Conradh na Gaeilge archive
The archive of Conradh na Gaeilge, Ireland’s oldest Irish language organisation, has been launched by NUI Galway. The archive, which extends to 600,000 pages of documents, books, photos, and ephemera collected throughout the organisation’s nearly 130-year history, has been fully catalogued and is now available to researchers.
Excavations at Tuam Mother and Baby Home site could last until 2025
Excavations to recover and identify the remains of children at the site of the former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam could continue until early 2025 after they commence at the end of this year.
Local Fine Gael Senator welcomes launch of Seanad 100 programme
Local Fine Gael Senator, Aisling Dolan, has welcomed the recent launch of the Seanad 100 programme.
Record health service waiting lists giving cause for cancer diagnosis concerns
Record waiting lists within our health service are resulting in delays in finding seven to 10 invasive cancers every day, local Independent Depputy Denis Naughten has informed An Taoiseach in the Dáil.
Council Cathaoirleach affords Defence Forces Commission submission views
As the Commission on the Defence Forces unveils its comprehensive report, Cllr Frankie Keena, Cathaoirleach, Westmeath County Council, spoke with the Athlone Advertiser, noting his submission thoughts prior to the publication on Wednesday morning.
Minister must address refusal of consent for Derrybrien windfarm development says Cannon
Fine Gael TD Ciaran Cannon has called on Eamon Ryan, the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications to immediately intervene in the ongoing saga of a wind farm development at Derrybrien, Co. Galway, on foot of Tuesday’s refusal by An Bord Pleanala to grant retrospective consent for the wind farm.
Naughten notes UK research may provide diagnosis for long Covid
UK researchers have found previously undetected damage to the lungs of long Covid-19 patients, which may prove a vital tool in providing a definitive diagnosis for those who have not fully recovered from the virus months after their initial infection, noted local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten.
Gorgeous Gort welcomes Rural Regeneration and Development Fund announcement
The Gorgeous Gort Forum have warmly welcomed the decision of Minister Heather Humphries to approve funding of €798,000 from the Rural Regeneration and Development application for Gort. This application was submitted by Galway County Council with the support of the Gorgeous Gort Forum, the representative body for all local community groups, clubs and organisations.
Burke welcomes tax measures aimed at tackling increase in cost of living
A range of tax measures due to be formalised in legislation have been introduced to reduce the cost of living for people across Westmeath by reducing the tax take per person by €415 on average annually, local Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, has stated.