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Experts target new ways to encourage smoke-free homes

NUI Galway has joined a multidisciplinary team of experts across Ireland and the UK to devise new ways of supporting families to have smoke-free homes.

Clew Bay and Achill key study areas in SeaMonitor marine research project

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Clew Bay and Achill will be among the key study areas in SeaMonitor, a unique marine research project, which is using innovative marine species tracking technology to better understand and protect vulnerable marine life in our oceans.

Brendan Guerin - a Galwegian gentleman

Galwegians mourned the loss of another rugby great with the recent passing of Brendan Guerin.

Looking forward to the winter of our discontent made glorious summer

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‘Working class voices are still struggling for representation in literature’

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TO BE a Booker Prize winner is to be in a distinguished club of novelists working in the English language, but the 2020 winner Douglas Stuart is within an even more select group of recipients.

Revelling in a week of sporting feats as ease of Covid-19 restrictions now look improbable

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Savouring special family moments on Mother’s Day as Henshaw shines in Ireland victory

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A Piece of You - CELLISSIMO for children

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GREG SINCLAIR is an award-winning performance artist, composer and cellist from Edinburgh, Scotland. He makes performance work in a variety of ways, with a focus on music, sound and movement. His work is often made in collaboration with other artists, children, young people, community members, or its audience. Greg also composes music for theatre and performs in other companies’ work. Here he tells us about his piece in CELLISSIMO.

Time for more women to look at the exciting world of engineering, says Glenamaddy engineer

As an engineering graduate, I was really pleased to see a report recently showing Ireland leads the way in Europe for the number of STEM graduates it produces. It is testament to the hard work of people following careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields in this country.

Why workers need protections more than ever

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One of the basic lessons from the pandemic is how interconnected we are - your mask protects me, mine protects you. Early outbreaks of Covid in meat-processing factories - where workers cannot practice social distancing - were exacerbated by the fact these low-income workers lack sick pay. Unable to afford to (willingly) forego wages, workers masked symptoms, hoped for the best, and clocked in, with disastrous results.

 

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