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NUI Galway agreement with Tsinghua University builds on long-standing tradition of exchange

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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.

Cellissimo - Music For Galway launches new programme

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FOR IT’S 34th International Concert Season, Music for Galway will celebrate the cello - an instrument MFG’s artistic director Finghin Collins enthusiastically described as “this fabulously versatile instrument with its extensive range, noble sound, and curvaceous body”.

Born radical - Margaretta D’Arcy at eighty

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“You’re not meant to be here! You’re meant to be at home with a cat on your knee, listening to the radio!”, so said inmates in Limerick Prison and Mountjoy upon seeing Margaretta D’Arcy join them behind bars.

Mountjoy-bound but Margaretta D’Arcy vows to keep up fight against US use of Shannon

Margaretta D’Arcy is due to be transferred to Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison in the coming week, having refused to sign the bond which would grant her release. She remains determined to carry on her protest as long as Shannon Airport continues to be used as a hub for the US military.

Irish Friends of Albania to hold fundraising fashion show

The local medical and children’s charity Irish Friends of Albania will host its fifth annual fashion show on March 27 at the Salthill Hotel.

Looking ahead

You may think that looking ahead to Spring is a little premature considering we are amidst a cold winter, but the fashion industry always works one season in advance. I am a regular London Fashion Week attendee and back in September I found it hard to decipher Spring/Summer 2012 trends, when we hadn’t even hit Winter. But that’s the way the industry works and the challenge for a journalist is to predict what’s coming. Christmas may be in the air, however, the fashion media start to preview upcoming collections as early as October. And so over the last week, I have had Spring in my step!

The Hen Night Epiphany at Town Hall

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FIVE WOMEN, one hen night, and too many secrets. These are the key ingredients of Jimmy Murphy’s latest play, The Hen Night Epiphany, which comes to the Town Hall next week in a production from Dublin’s Focus Theatre.

‘And you can quote me on that’

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“On a lot of ballots there was just an ‘X’ beside Catherine’s name and nothing else” - Catherine Connolly’s supporters discuss the fact that many of her voters just voted for her and her alone.

Small Crane scheme rejected again

The Galway City Council’s Planning Strategic Policy Committee has rejected a revised version of the Small Crane Enhancement Scheme - a decision which has been welcomed by local residents.

 

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