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Alice Mary Higgins to seek re-election to the Seanad

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Alice-Mary Higgins has been "a remarkably effective and progressive" member of Seanad Éireann, "with a sharp eye for human rights", and who has the potential to continue "invaluable and reforming work" in the upper house.

The professor and his dog

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Pádraig Ó Céidigh was appointed to the department of botany in UCG, in the autumn of 1956. He arrived for his first lecture in his typically distinctive style, that would continue to the point of eccentricity, yet he would play a vital role in developing a small department in a prefab laboratory, into one of the leading world class marine science institutions in NUIG today.

Mayo Conradh na Gaeilge members seek Oireachtas support for plan

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Conradh na Gaeilge members from Mayo met with local Oireachtas members in Dublin to ask for support for an Irish Language and Gaeltacht Investment Plan which could create 2,000 new jobs.

Watch the moment five men arrived in Knock after 2,000km cycle from France to Ireland

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Highlights of the homecoming of five men, from Mayo, Mullingar and London, who cycled from Lourdes to Knock in five days will be broadcast on the iMayo TV show on Saturday, August 17 at 8pm and again on Tuesday, August 20, at 12.30pm.

Property prices in Westmeath continue to escalate

Property prices in Westmeath have risen by €11,000 in the last year, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy.

Lord Patten to open Maurice Hayes Archive at NUIG

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Chris Patten, the final British Governor of Hong Kong, and who chaired the Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland, will officially open the archive of Maurice Hayes at NUI Galway, at an official event next month.

Fine Gael adds candidate in Castlebar

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The Fine Gael Executive Council has added Donna Sheridan as a candidate for the Castlebar local election area in Mayo.

Galway-native senator urges graduate diaspora to register for Seanad elections

Galway-native but US-based senator Billy Lawless has this week urged graduate members of the Irish diaspora to avail of their rights to vote in any future Seanad elections.

Cathaoirleach Dolan hosts annual local authority Christmas dinner

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The Shamrock Lodge Hotel was the venue for the annual Christmas dinner hosted by the Cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council, Cllr. John Dolan. Family members, friends and fellow elected representatives joined the affable local politician to acknowledge his work as part of the local authority collective since taking on the chain of office during the summer.

Local Fine Gael elected representative welcomes additional roads funding

The allocation of an additional €500,000 for repairs to local roads in the South Roscommon area has been welcomed by Cllr. John Naughten.

 

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