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Clifden Arts Festival returns in September

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MORE THAN 200 events, featuring international, national, and local artists will take place over the 11 days of the 38th Clifden Arts Festival which runs from September 17 to 27.

Labour succumb to neo-liberalism

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Insider spotted Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan out knocking doors the other evening. He can only hope Dep Nolan’s appearance on the doorsteps does not impact too negatively on the Yes vote for marriage equality.

Peter McVerry to speak at AIT

Athlone Institute of Technology has invited Fr Peter McVerry to speak at an event in the college this Monday February 10.

City marks World AIDS Day with memorial service

A voluntary organisation which offers support and care to people affected by HIV/AIDS is organising a candelit memorial service in the city to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

Mayo born human rights lawyer seeks Seanad seat

Donncha O’Connell, lecturer in law at NUI Galway and human rights campaigner, has announced his candidacy in the forthcoming Seanad election on the NUI panel. Mr O’Connell, who comes from a well-known family in Swinford and whose mother, Bríd, is one of the Hughes of Westport, is one of 27 candidates seeking election to one of the three seats on the panel for which voting commences by postal ballot between March 21 and April 27.

Peacemaker to visit Galway for lecture series

A lecture series entitled Integrity in Society will be run by Croi Nua over the coming weeks, and will feature voices such as Nuala O’Loan, Fr Peter McVerry, and Abbot Patrick Mark Hederman.

Ten ways to boost your child’s self esteem

1. Parents can play a major role in building their children’s self esteem. If you want your child to be positive and confident lead by example. Aim to be a good role model of someone with a positive self image. If you feel inferior and hard done by you transmit this to your child in your comments, attitudes and reluctance to embrace change and challenges.

Knock getting ready to rock at Summer Youth Festival

Our Lady’s Shrine in Knock has some 1.6 million visitors a year. When most people think of the average age of these visitors they may well be right in thinking it’s the older generation that make up this number, however hundreds of young people flock to Knock for the annual Knock Summer Youth Festival.

Top line up of speakers to attend Kilkenny education conference

Kilkenny Education Centre will play host to a major education conference for teachers, special needs assistants, and members of boards of management.

Substance misuse talk

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