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One of Ireland’s foremost comtemporary poets, Michael Longley, is to give a special reading of some of his ‘Mayo poems’ in the Ballina Arts Centre, on Friday, April 10.
NUI Galway signed an agreement on Tuesday with Tsinghua University in China to collaborate on both education and research activities. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding was witnessed by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, and President of China, Xi Jinping, in The Great Hall of the People immediately prior to the State Banquet to mark the visit.
Communities from across Mayo were honoured for their efforts to promote tourism in the county by organising Gathering events during the year.
Tonight at 7pm, the Literary and Debating Society will launch a year of events with a visit from actor Jeremy Irons, who will discuss the responsibility of the privileged to be involved in public discourse and to help shape society.
A city man will undertake a major fundraising walk this month in aid of a Dublin hospital.
Seven outstanding individuals will be honoured with honorary fellowships at a special GMIT conferring ceremony later this month.
Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, formed a partnership with NUI Galway last November as part of a collaborative measure to promote research and education in the fields of human rights, and on Monday January 14 she visited the college for a public interview. In front of an estimated crowd of 700 people, Mrs Robinson discussed her life and work with journalist Fintan O’Toole as part of her association with the college.
The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, will open the Clifden Arts Festival this evening in the Clifden Community School.
Despite the economy being in recession and a summer characterised by rain, the Galway Arts Festival managed to enjoy a bumper year, drawing in record crowds for many shows.
DruidMurphy, Druid’s magnificent and triumphant staging of three of Tom Murphy’s finest plays, has gone down a storm in London and had theatre critics singing its praises.