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Kirby Group Engineering is seeking applications for its apprenticeship and graduate programmes in 2021

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Kirby Group Engineering has developed a new and world-class structured training and development programme for graduates and apprentices. Kirby provides electrical and mechanical engineering contracting services and the company’s portfolio includes successful projects within data centres, life sciences, industrial, substation, and renewables sectors in Ireland and across Europe.

The long journey from Bowling Green was over

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The Joyces finally arrived in Zurich on 17 December 1940 exhausted after weeks of torturous negotiations with the German, Vichy-French and Swiss authorities. They had sought refuge in Switzerland during World War I, now they hoped to do so again. To add to the stress of it all they had to leave their daughter Lucia behind in a psychiatric hospital in Brittany which was behind German lines. Joyce hoped that once settled in Zurich he could use all the influence he could muster to have her follow them to safety.

‘I have never loved but once in my life’

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‘Well what do you have to say to Jim now after all our little squabbles he could not live without me for a month can you imagine my joy when I received a telegram from London a week after Jim and georgie on their way’…….wrote Nora in her unpunctuated flow of words, to her partner’s sister Eileen from her mother’s home in Bowling Green, in July 1912.

‘They don’t have a clue — Galway Vintners chairman hits out as 150 local pubs stay closed

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The latest announcement by the Government to delay the reopening of pubs has been criticised by the Galway chairman of the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) Cllr Joe Sheridan.

Galway Film Fleadh announce the launch of new Festival Network

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 The primary purpose of the network is to formalise a system for sharing information, strategies and culture amongst festivals that will represent a strong voice in Europe. It will shape, develop, reach and agree on common positions and perspectives on key issues. The network will be able to develop resources, business models, best practices and information exchange infrastructures to support members in the emerging film ecosystem, providing a unique opportunity to strengthen film festivals.

Galway Film Fleadh 2020 to go online in July

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FOLLOWING THE Government announcement that cinemas will remain closed until August 10, and large gatherings will not be permitted for some time, the Galway Film Fleadh has decided to move its 2020 festival online.

Athlone Chamber of Commerce lauds cross sector business support ethos

The noticeable cross sector support which local businesses are engendering within the present COVID-19 pandemic has been lauded by the Athlone Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Giro de Gortmore to raise funds for Mayo Roscommon Hospice

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Two men who are isolating in Tourmakeady at present, will undertake a 200km cycle on Saturday, May 2, for Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation.

The names on the Autograph Tree at Coole

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It may seem out of place that the name Robert (known as Robbie) Ross is associated with probably the best known literary monument in Ireland, namely the autograph tree at Coole Park. With the exception of two soldiers’ names, all 24 others are poets, writers and artists all of whom Lady Gregory believed were worthy to be included in her particular and original ‘hall of fame.’

Galway tenor answering Ireland’s call

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In a time when the collective is asking the individual to give his all for the community, a Galway tenor took to the streets outside his home on St Patrick’s Day and performed a 30 minute set to raise the spirits of his neighbours during the lockdown.

 

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