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Boost for tourism on Aran Islands as €3m custom built cruise ship on the way this summer

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Accessing Ireland’s most popular off-shore destination, the Aran Islands, by sea is to become more comfortable, faster and environmentally friendly thanks to a record investment by one of the best known sea faring families on the West coast.

Cillian Murphy to launch new history book in Galway

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Cillian Murphy, the acclaimed Irish actor and star of Peaky Blinders and Ken Loach's The Wind That Shakes The Barley film, will launch a new book on politics of memory in post-independence Ireland.

Awe-inspiring sights at Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark

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The Marble Arch Caves UNESCO GlobalGeopark is located in the rugged mountainous uplands and the gentle rolling lowlands of counties Fermanagh and Cavan. It is one of 127 UNESCO Global Geoparks across 35 countries worldwide, and only the second UNESCO designated site in Northern Ireland.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry in West by €2million fund

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The creative industry in the west got a massive boost yesterday when a new €2million fund was announced by Minister Sean Kyne, who outlined details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry by €2m fund

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The creative industry in the West is to get a massive boost today when a new €2million fund, to be announced in the city by Minister Sean Kyne, will outline details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

'If kids learn empathy they do better academically'

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The modern world is full of fraught trials for children and young people, ranging across issues like exam pressure, bullying, poverty, homelessness, radicalisation, suicidal impulses, and the impact of social media.

Wellbeing and emotional literacy

The area of wellbeing and emotional literacy has come to the fore in recent years as mental health issues among our youth continue to rise. This was highlighted in a study carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in 2013 as one in five young Irish adults aged 19-24 and one in 6 young people aged 11-13 who took part in the study were experiencing mental health problems at the time.

Naughten urges young people to take action for the environment

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Eco-Unesco is calling on Ireland’s greenest teens to step up and take action in their communities during the coming year and enter the Young Environmentalist Awards 2018.

Cats, ghosts, and disastrous dinner parties

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TURKISH CATS, a dinner party that goes wrong, spiritual journeys, haunted houses, mysterious strangers, and moral dilemmas - all will feature in the impressive line-up of movies from around the world, that make up the Galway Film Society's autumn/winter 2017 season.

President Higgins lights up Bealtaine at Hill of Uisneach

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More than 2,000 people were in attendance as Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, ignited the fire on the famed Hill of Uisneach to mark Ireland’s oldest recorded Bealtaine festival, last Saturday, May 6.

 

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