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Mayo Youths reach National Environmental Awards

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ECO-UNESCO have announced that four youth projects from Mayo have reached the final of this year’s Young Environmentalist Awards.

Galway 2020’s Savage Beauty transforms Connemara mountains

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Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture is now presenting Savage Beauty as an online art experience created by Finnish light artist Kari Kola. The artwork transforms Ireland’s Connemara mountains with colour and light in the largest site-specific light artwork ever created.

Galway 2020's Savage Beauty transforms Connemara mountains

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Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture presents Savage Beauty, now as an online art experience created by Finnish light artist Kari Kola. The artwork transforms Ireland’s Connemara mountains with colour and light in the largest site-specific light artwork ever created.

Why we need to promote tolerance in today’s multicultural society

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Today in Ireland there is an undercurrent growing which is tearing away at the moral fibre of Irish society. It is causing division. It is creating an atmosphere of hate, a separation of people into 'us and them', and creating intolerance for minority communities and their cultural traditions.

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.

Book it! - new children’s book festival for Galway

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Book it!, Galway's new book festival for children is taking place this month, and will feature readings and events with Alan Durant, Catherine Doyle, Patricia Forde, Eric Kaeil, Patrick Ryan and Michael Smith.

Mayo youth group launch research findings on social media

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The Mayo Tusla Youth Advisory group recently launched the findings of a research project they undertook in relation to social media.

Pálás cinema wins Irish and UK awards

Galway’s Pálás cinema designed by dePaor Architects, won two prestigious awards over the weekend with the building honoured by the Royal Irish Institute of Architects in Dublin and the Galvanizers Association in London.

NUI Galway study on empathy shows benefit of youth work and culture

A new study undertaken by researchers at the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway (UCFRC) assessed the attitudes and values of 700 12 to 16 year old youths in Ireland with regard to empathy, social values and civic behaviour.

Closing date looms for Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2019

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Tomorrow, Friday, February 22, is the closing date for nominations for Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh - Galway’s bilingual business award. To enter, simply fill in the application form available online at www.gleg.ie, or pick up a form at Gaillimh le Gaeilge’s office on Flood Street, free of charge.

 

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