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Former President launches Kitchen Power - Women’s Experiences of Rural Electrification

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An exhibition examining the effect of rural electrification on women in Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s was launched by former President of Ireland Mary Robinson at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, in Turlough Park, Castlebar, last Friday.

Bord Bia to host Farmers’ Market training in Galway

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Bord Bia is hosting a training workshop in Galway next month specially designed for those who wish to sell at farmers’ markets. Developed by Bord Bia, ‘ Skills Training for Selling at Farmers’ Markets’ is open to Irish food, drink, seafood and horticulture producers and is aimed at both existing stall holders and first-time producers.

EirGrid confirms new electricity line will run from Ballina to Ballaghadreen

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EirGrid has confirmed the start and end points for the North Connacht Project, a new electricity line that will connect local renewable energy to the national grid and reinforce the regional electricity system.

New CEO appointed to Western Development Commission

The Western Development Commission announced that Tomás Ó Síocháin has been appointed by the Board of the WDC as Chief Executive Officer. Tomás joins the organisation from NUI Galway, where he was External Engagement Programme Manager, having previously spent more than 14 years as an editor and journalist with RTÉ and TG4.

ESB and Bord na Móna reach financial closure on Oweninny wind farm project

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ESB and Bord na Móna have announced that financial closure has been reached on the €160m Oweninny project in north Mayo.

Cannon welcomes funding for Tuam Babies documentary

Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the allocation of €5.991m under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme to 126 radio and television projects, among them a feature length documentary on the Tuam Babies, to be entitled Limbo.

Painéal láithreoirí aimsire TG4

Tá TG4 ar thóir láithreoirí aimsire agus leanúnachais do phainéal a bheidh lonnaithe i gCeannáras TG4 i mBaile na hAbhann. Beidh ról lárnach ag an té a cheapfar ag cur sceideal TG4 i láthair don phobal féachana, ar an teilifís agus ar na meáin shóisialta.

TG4 boss hails ‘long and influencing service’ of retiring colleague

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It was announced this week that TG4 Leascheannasaí (Deputy Chief Executive) Pádhraic Ó Ciardha will leave the service on early retirement in February 2018 after over 23 years’ service.

EirGrid announces changes to Grid West project

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EirGrid, Ireland’s electricity grid operator, last Friday announced plans to replace the Grid West electricity transmission project with a smaller-scale development. The Grid West project was proposed in 2012 to connect large amounts of renewable energy to the grid. The decision to replace it was made due to the lower than expected amounts of wind generation in the north Connacht region.

TG4’s autumn programming features strong local content on sport, drama, and culture

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Energy, imagination and sharing stories lie at the heart of the programming and on-line content on offer in TG4’s Autumn line-up, revealed at a launch in the very appropriate setting of the brand-new O’Donoghue Centre for Theatre, Drama and Performance in NUI Galway this week.

 

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