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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.

Stunning nature and ancient heritage in Namibia

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I am just back from what can only be described as a trip of a lifetime in Namibia, a country of stunning scenery and wildlife that everyone should visit once.

Gradam 2019 launched as cathaoirleach evokes spirit of UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages

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The spirit of 2019 being UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages was evoked by the Cathaoirleach of Gaillimh le Gaeilge when she spoke at the launch of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2019 at an event in the Connacht Hotel on Tuesday.

Gruff Rhys and the road from Babelsberg

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BABELSBERG PALACE in Potsdam, Germany, was the summer residence of Kaizer Wilhelm I, and since 1990, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Tower of Babel is from a Biblical story explaining (or criticising) the existence of different languages.

Sos #4 - all ages music night

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DYLAN MURPHY, the Galway based blues-rock singer-songwriter and 60 Watt Girl will play Sos #4 - a celebration of Galway city and county's diverse original music community - at the Nuns' Island Theatre.

Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

Community Water Officer Info evening in Streamstown

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At a recent information evening held in the Horseleap Streamstown Community Centre, Basil Mannion, Community Water Officer, addressed Streamstown Tidy Village committee and the members of the local community, highlighting the importance of the work they do in raising awareness of environmental issues in their area.

Coláiste Chiaráin pupils reach the regional final of this year’s Young Environmentalist Awards

Two groups of students from Coláiste Chiaráin have reached the regional final of the ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2018, which will be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, on Wednesday, April 11.

 

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