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Galway was ready to receive SS Athenia survivors

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In the early afternoon of Monday September 4 1939, Galway’s harbour master, Captain Tom Tierney, was amazed to be contacted by radio from a Norwegian freighter Knute Nelson. It was steaming south towards Galway with 430 survivors from the passenger liner SS Athenia, which had been torpedoed 250 miles north-west of Inishtrahull Island, off the Donegal coast. Many of the survivors needed medical attention. Was Galway in a position to offer aid and safety?

Midlands Astronomy Club presents ‘A tour of the Solar System’

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Midlands Astronomy Club will be setting up their high powered telescopes in the courtyard of Athlone Castle on Saturday, October 19, from 8pm until 11pm.

Midlands Astronomy Club presents ‘A tour of the Solar System’

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Midlands Astronomy Club will be setting up their high powered telescopes in the courtyard of Athlone Castle on Saturday, October 19, from 8pm until 11pm.

CCFE welcomes grant clarification

Castlebar College of Further Education (CCFE) has welcomed the clarification by Student Grant Organisation SUZI to ease confusion in relation to August 1 not being the final cut-off closing date for grant applications. CCFE Director Tony Deffely has welcomed the clarification by SUZI that this is not a final cut-off date, that student grant applications will continue to be accepted after the August 1 deadline. He also welcomed their effort to ease confusion by stating that applications for Colleges of Further Education should not be confused with application of student grants.

Engineers Ireland – providing support for engineers at all levels of their career

Engineers Ireland membership supports engineers at every stage of the career ladder. From the student; career starter; early career, mid-career to pre-retired and retired engineers Ireland provides support at every step of the way for engineering professionals.

NUI Galway physicist receives prestigious Appleton Medal

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Professor of physics at NUI Galway, Colin O’Dowd, has won a prestigious academic award from the Institute of Physics in London.

 

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