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Councillors and candidates must stand against anti-Traveller and anti-migrant prejudice

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We saw the signs in the presidential election. The punching down of a billionaire against a scapegoated indigenous minority has sparked a furious debate around racism on our little island.

Joe Loughnane formally launches local election campaign

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Joe Loughnane, the chair of Galway Anti Racism Network, and a founder member of Galway Pro Choice, has this week officially launched his candidacy for the 2019 Local Elections.

Flu Vaccine Campaign for health care staff launched by Saolta and UNICEF

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Following the success of last year’s flu vaccine campaign for health care staff, Saolta University Health Care Group has once again partnered with UNICEF to launch the 2018/2019 flu vaccine campaign "Get a vaccine, give a vaccine."

Jimmy’s Hall - The Abbey’s rollicking 'céilí play'

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A HIGHLIGHT of the Town Hall’s autumn programme is the September visit of the Abbey Theatre with its rollicking stage adaptation of Ken Loach's critically acclaimed film, Jimmy’s Hall.

McGuinness welcomes decision to hold referendum on blasphemy

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Mairead McGuinness, MEP for the Galway area and first Vice-President responsible for the European Parliament’s relations with churches, religions and non-confessional organisations, has welcomed the decision by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to bring to Government today plans to hold a referendum on the blasphemy clause in the Irish Constitution.

Life as an Athlone volunteer: Arshad Butt

Since Arshad Butt left his home of Pakistan to travel to Ireland in 2009, the Athlone community has gained a passionate worker for refugees, asylum seekers and those in need.

‘Salty’ and ‘sustaining’ Cúirt programme unveiled at House Hotel

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“A great wave of salty, sustaining literary fare” was how guest speaker Vincent Woods vividly described the joys of Cúirt at the launch of this year’s programme, at the House Hotel on Tuesday evening. The venue was thronged as Galway’s readers and writers turned out in force for the occasion.

‘We have to put our biases under the microscope'

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EMILY CULLEN is a poet, an academic, a harpist, and, in April, will preside over her first Cúirt International Festival of Literature as programme director. Cúirt has been a passion since her student days, and now in a position to run the festival, she has a vision for it that places 'diversity' at its core.

Authentic Asian cuisine in Spiced Bearna

Spiced Bearna, which opened in the centre of Barna village last month, is offering delicious authentic Asian dishes bringing together the best culinary traditions from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

Award winning writers announced to read at Cúirt

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Winter’s Bone author and acclaimed American ‘country noir’ novelist, Daniel Woodrell; Pulitzer Prize-Winning American poet, Jorie Graham; and award winning Irish author Bernard MacLaverty, will all read at next year's Cúirt festival.

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