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Mayo teacher wins her aunt €31,000 on Winning Streak

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A Mayo woman has done her aunt proud as she went on Winning Streak on her behalf and won her a tidy €31,000 on the National Lottery TV game show on RTE One last Saturday last.

Mayo teacher hoping for Winning Streak for her aunt

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A Mayo woman is hoping to make it the perfect New Year when she appears on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE One, tomorrow, Saturday January 5, on behalf of her aunt.

The laundry walls find a new purpose

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Walls are powerful things. Some are built to keep something or someone out; others to keep people in.

GMIT Innovation hubs launch second cycle of 'Empower' programme for successful female entrepreneurs

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As part of a drive to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, GMIT Innovation Hubs will deliver a second cycle of their regional programme called "Empower", commencing in October, across the region.

GMIT Innovation Hubs launch second cycle of Empower

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Despite national recognition of female entrepreneurs, Ireland suffers from a low number of women engaged in business startups. Female-led businesses remain an underdeveloped source of economic growth and jobs. As part of a drive to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, GMIT Innovation Hubs will deliver a second cycle of their regional programme called “EMPOWER”, commencing this month across the region.

Women in business attend ‘Spirit of Entrepreneurship’ gathering

As part of a drive to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in Roscommon, Galway and Mayo, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) innovation hubs will deliver a second cycle of their regional programme called ‘EMPOWER’, commencing in October across the region.

Relive the The Last Waltz at Monroe's

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AT FIRST it was a concert, then a film of the concert, now it is a concert of the film! The Last Waltz, Martin Scorsese's celebrated documentary of the final concert by The Band, will be re-created in Galway.

'Sing like yourself'

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Widely revered as one of Ireland’s finest interpreters of song, Seán Tyrrell is in the Town Hall Theatre studio next week with Message of Peace, his celebration of Irish hero John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890).

Finding 'Haven' with We Banjo 3

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ALL-CONQUERING Galway ‘Celt-grass’ combo We Banjo 3 have released their fifth album, Haven, which is garnering great reviews from critics. The Irish Times has enthused over "Enda Scahill’s brilliantly metronomic banjo, which trades notes with brother Fergal’s sweeping fiddle and Martin Howley’s sparkling mandolin"; Glide magazine found the album "exuberant, enthralling and imbued with emotion"; and The Country Note hailed it as "a stellar album from start to finish".

Dealing with whatever the ocean sends

It is not surprising that any child with imagination, and an interest in the sea, would spend time at the city’s harbour watching the ships come and go, and the men who worked there as they talked and unloaded fish or cargo. As a child Kathleen Curran, once the home chores were done, would run down the back paths from her home on College Road and along Lough Atalia to the docks. ‘There she would stand and gaze in wonder at the ships, boats and trawlers, hookers and gleoteóigs tied up or coming and going about their business.’

 

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