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Galway athletes produce podium finishes

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Galway City Harriers women claimed the winner's podium at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Senior Championships in Athlone Indoor Arena the weekend.

NUI Galway launches new master’s in sports journalism and communication

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NUI Galway has launched a major new master's programme in sports journalism and communication. The programme is aimed at graduates interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism, as well as in the broader field of sports communication, such as digital content creation, data analysis, and strategic consulting.

Athletes set new NUI Galway records

NUI Galway athletes enjoyed their best outing at the Irish Universities Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Athlone, claiming several individual medals and team podium finishes.

Call for entries to FameLab Galway

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NUI Galway is calling on scientists and science enthusiasts to enter FameLab, the world’s largest science communication competition, held in 30 countries. For the fifth year running, one of four regional FameLab Ireland heats will take place in Galway on February 19, and once again the entrants are expected to be high calibre.

An old Galway taxi rank

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The word ‘hackney’ derives from the place name Hackney in London which supplied horses from the surrounding meadows. An ordinance for the regulation of hackney coachmen in London was approved by the English Parliament in 1654 to “remedy the many inconveniences [that] do daily arise by reason of the late increase and great irregularity of coaches and coachmen.” The first hackney carriage licences date from 1662. Licences applied literally to horse-drawn carriages, later modernised to ‘hansom cabs’ that operated as vehicles for hire.

Local man’s company to promote Galway city and county on 6,300 airplanes

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InflightFlix International, the Irish provider of destination video guides to the airline industry is to distribute its destination video guides promoting great Ireland experiences, which includes Galway city and county, to the inflight entertainment companies of all 29 airlines with Inflight Entertainment that fly to Ireland.

NUI Galway becomes officially designated a University of Sanctuary

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NUI Galway was this week designated as an official University of Sanctuary, requiring it to be more inclusive to refugees, asylum seekers, and Travellers, and scholarships have been offered to members of these groups to attend the university.

Christmas Concert in aid of Galway Simon Community

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The annual Knights Before Christmas Concert returns again this year to the Galway Cathedral on Saturday December 14.

Galway Pride elects new committee

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Galway Community Pride has elected its new committee this week, and has pledged that next year's Pride celebrations will be "the biggest yet" with events happening "throughout the year and beyond" the traditional Pride week in August.

New courses on offer at NUI Galway open days

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NUI Galway’s open days take place tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday from 9am to 3pm, at the Bailey Allen Hall and throughout the university campus. Students can expect to find information on the full range of undergraduate courses on offer with more than 80 stands presenting for the two-day event, including four new courses for 2020 entry.


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