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Is capitalism compatible with saving the planet?

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Insider thinks the answer to this question has to be: probably not. Capitalism is a voracious system forever in search of somewhere to put its money so that it can turn that money into more money.

Mind the gap

A ‘gap year’ is the popular term for students who take time off to travel or work between secondary school and starting college or apprenticeships. The aim generally is to promote a more mature outlook with the benefit of some insight before taking the next step. Not everyone wants to go straight from school to college but before that decision is made, one needs to seriously consider what one wants want to achieve or it could end up being a wasted year. So what are the pros and cons of this choice?

Council laments lack of applications for 2017 festival funding

 

Make the difference in your community by volunteering with Athlone Credit Union

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Athlone Credit Union would like to invite you to an open evening in the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone on Monday, July 25, at 8pm to learn a little more about what a volunteer does within a credit union and how you can help map its future plans in the community.

Theatre reviews: GIAF 16 week one

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DYSTOPIAS, ISOLATION, characters on the edge are just some of the recurrent themes that announce themselves in Eoghan O’Tuairisc’s Fornocht do Chonaic/Naked I Saw You at An Taibhdhearc, Enda Walsh’s Arlington [a love story] in Leisureland, and Druid’s new staging of Waiting for Godot.

A US film that criticises capitalism

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CAPITALISM SEEMS not so much a preferred approach to economics in the USA, more a religion, a sacred, unquestionable practice. All the more interesting then that it is American which has produced a film like 99 Homes.

Carbon Nightclub Galway raises much needed funds for GSPCA

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In response to a recent story that circulated in the news that featured a husky by the name of Macari, who was the subject of horrific animal abuse when his eyes were shot with pellet guns, Carbon nightclub Galway have raised over €1,000 from their recent ‘Zoology’ fundraiser in aid of the Galway Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA).

One in five people want to volunteer in their communities

One in five people would become volunteers if they knew how to find opportunities to do so.

Volunteering exhibition opens

A new exhibition entitled Project Iris, Volunteering Through My Eyes will be launched this Thursday May 7 in the atrium of the Westmeath County Buildings by Miriam Mulrennan, Westmeath arts officer.

Writing retreats

 

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