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Welcome to the future, where disabilities are superpowers

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Alfie is a normal, fun-loving, eight year old boy. He was, however, born without a right hand. This prevented him from performing tasks such as using a scissors and holding things, affecting his confidence in the process. He did not like people asking him about it. According to his mum, Laverne, he was "reluctant to go out". This changed in May 2019, when Alfie, from County Down, travelled to APOS Kilcolgan to be fitted with his new Hero Arm.

'In the 21st century, the story of Democracy will be who gets the upper hand between Democracy and Facebook'

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Among the speakers at Galway International Arts Festival’s autumn session of First Thought Talks in NUIG on Saturday October 3, is David Runciman, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University, who has written seven acclaimed books on politics and democracy.

Independent block hold the balance of power

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After all the counting was said and done in the local elections, just like five years ago, the Independent councillors elected now hold the balance of power in the council chamber.

Referendum Commission encourages voters in Mayo to use their vote today

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The Referendum Commission has called on voters in Mayo to ensure their voice is heard in the referendum on the regulation of divorce, which is taking place today.

O’Reilly calls for Yes vote in divorce referendum

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The four year waiting period for couples who are divorcing is “causing real financial and emotional pressure” at a “very stressful and uncertain time”, often “accelerating conflict between ex partners”.

Hands off Irish taxation sovereignty says EU candidate Peter Casey

Europe must “keep its hands off” Irish taxation sovereignty to ensure rural Ireland can compete for investment and jobs, according to EU candidate Peter Casey.

Labour candidates submit nominations on May Day

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The three Labour candidates running for seats on Galway City Council formally submitted their nomination papers on May Day at Galway City Hall, confirming that they will be on the ballot paper on May 24.

Freeman fires over late leveller for Mayo in league opener

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A late, late long range point from Cathal Freeman saw Mayo gain a valuable point in their league opener against Meath in Tooreen on Sunday afternoon.

EU Commissioner to work with Naughton towards EU regulation of social media

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The EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, has agreed to work with Fine Gael Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton towards regulating social media with EU-wide legislation.

Why you should vote Yes in tomorrow's Blasphemy referendum

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In the great scheme of things, the increasing crisis of housing and accommodation in the State is a matter of far greater urgency and social consequence than the Blasphemy referendum.

 

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