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Sing into spring at the Rowing Club

There is a fantastic harmony singing opportunity on April 6 at the Rowing Club Hall, Woodquay from 10.30am to 4pm when Pete Linnett comes to Galway to lead a one day workshop.

Higgins stresses the need to protect ‘pivotal north west funds’

MEP for Ireland north west Jim Higgins has called for the north west region to be saved from a 43.5 per cent cut in its EU funding.

RehabCare’s  Athlone resource  centres achieve top European award 

RehabCare, the health and social care division of Rehab, has announced that its two resource centres in Athlone have been awarded a top European quality honour in recognition of the standard of the services provided.

BMW Assembly welcomes Atlantic Salmon Conservation project

The Border Midland and Western Regional Assembly has today welcomed the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Project that was presented at a conference in Limerick this week, addressed by Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Fergus O’ Dowd,TD.

Austerity must be from the top down

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The coming Budget on December 5 is proposed to be the most severe ever imposed on the Irish people and the effect it will have on Government services Insider can only imagine.

NUI Galway awarded €6 million for stem cell clinical trials to tackle diabetes

NUI Galway has been awarded a major new €6 million European project, designed to address complications associated with diabetes. The research project will examine the ability of stem cells to safely control glucose levels and alleviate the damage caused by six different diabetic complications.

Long game working out for North and West Coast Links Golf

%North and West Coast Links Golf is probably a more recognisable brand on the international markets than in its own home country. Established in the late eighties as West Coast 4, the company was set up to drive international green fee business to its then four founder member courses – Connemara Golf Links, Westport Golf Club, Enniscrone Golf Clubs and Co Sligo Golf Club.

Safe Journey – Ireland’s battle against road death

Last week business and pleasure coincided for me nicely: I found myself in Co. Sligo, where I have roots and relatives aplenty. I was giving an address to the annual conference of the National Irish Safety Organisation at the Radisson Blu hotel so I was able to spend part of my afternoon looking out at the magnificent view across the harbour. It’s never a hardship to go West.

First St Augustine’s pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella

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On a warm Saturday evening in a little town of Arzúa, about 40kms from Santiago de Compostella, a group of Galway pilgrims watched the local brass band competition. Led by their conductors three bands marched up the street, playing marching tunes.

Westport councillor wants Seanad abolished

Councillor Keith Martin of the Labour Party says he will canvass for the abolition of the Seanad when the promised referendum is called. Cllr Martin says that the upper house of the Oireachtas is beyond reform and a drain on the nation's resources.


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