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NUI Galway students go to the virtual polls today to vote in a referendum to reduce the student levy. If passed, the amount paid by students each year would be slashed from €224 to €140.
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'
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.