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The very best of Irish stand up comedy to the stage to launch Rough Set Ireland 2019!

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Comedians Francis Cronin, Joe Rooney, Karl Spain & a very special celebrity guest will bring the very best of Irish stand-up comedy to the stage to launch Rough Set Ireland 2019, at the legendary Roísín Dubh.

Three Galway volunteers to be honoured at national awards ceremony tomorrow night

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Three Galway volunteers have been shortlisted for a prestigious annual national volunteer competition which celebrates the hard work and dedication of volunteers throughout the country.

COP25 Time to Act

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As I write this, 200 world leaders are gathered in Madrid for COP25, the UN’s annual meeting on climate change. If you haven’t heard of COP (Conference of the Parties) you might have heard of the Kyoto Protocol which came out of COP3 in 1997. Or The Paris Agreement, the result of the 21st meeting, COP21, held in Paris in 2015.

Climate Strike events in Mayo today

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Fridays for Future Mayo, supported by XR Mayo, will be organising a local climate strike in Castlebar, today, Friday, November 29.

Calasanctius College marks World Philosophy Day

World Philosophy Day was introduced in 2002 by the UN. Since then, it has taken place on the third Thursday of November annually. The initiative allows for reflection on societal issues. According to UNESCO, by celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, we underline the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual.

Galway to host Palestine solidarity actions this weekend

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Tomorrow is International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, and events will take place in Shop Street and Mainguard Street and again on Sunday outside the Franciscan Abbey.

Jadotville Tigers honoured at commemorative ceremony

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A ceremony to commemorate the honour of the Jadotville Tigers and family representatives took place in Athlone Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon.

Mayo employers urged to increase access to people with disabilities

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on Mayo employers to think about how they can make access to job recruitment and workplaces across the county fairer for people with disabilities.

Soroptimists International celebrate at Athlone event

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Soroptimist ladies from across the island of Ireland, along with guests from Scotland and England, recently united in Athlone to celebrate the role of Athlone native, Darina Dolan, the National President of the friendship and service organisation.

Marine Institute welcomes appointment of new CEO

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Dr Paul Connolly has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Institute, Ireland’s state agency for marine research, technology development and innovation. He succeeds Dr Peter Heffernan who retires from the post tomorrow (Friday)

 

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