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Enter stage left — NUI,Galway appoints first Prof of Drama and Theatre Studies

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NUI Galway has appointed Professor Patrick Lonergan as its first ever Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies. Professor Lonergan’s appointment strengthens NUI Galway’s reputation as a national hub for the study of theatre. His focus will be on developing new courses, building new research resources, and partnering with theatre companies.

€7.9 billion medical device export sector dependent on engineers says new president

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John O’Dea, CEO of Galway-based Crospon and new president of Engineers Ireland, has said that the health of Ireland’s €7.9 billion medical devices export sector is hugely dependent on the expertise and ready supply of skilled engineers.

Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering to celebrate women writers

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The Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering, now in its 19th year, will this year include a tribute to women writers around the world. This year’s event will take place in Coole Park over five days in October.

Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering to celebrate women writers

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The Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering, now in its 19th year, will this year include a tribute to women writers around the world. This year’s event will take place in Coole Park over five days in October.

PhD student Edwenia O’Malley is the Mayo Rose

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On Saturday April 20 at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar, physiotherapist Edwenia O’Malley from Louisburgh was chosen to represent Mayo this year at the 53rd Rose of Tralee. Edwenia, who is also a PhD student at University College Dublin, will now go on to the regional finals in Portlaoise this June and, despite the huge task of writing her thesis, she is really excited about taking part and representing Mayo. She won the hearts of judges with her performance of traditional Irish song, “The Parting Glass” and is especially delighted for her granny: “My granny told me she never thought she would have a grandchild a Rose,” she said.

Irish internationals feature in women’s college finals

Galway will host a feast of university women’s soccer next week with three finals taking place on March 19.

Mayo Man wins UCD Start-Up Award

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PurOrigin, a new venture focused on designing and developing novel, energy efficient, domestic appliances, has won the University College Dublin 2012 NovaUCD 2012 Start-Up Award. In addition to the award the promoters of PurOrigin were presented with a €20,000 prize fund after being declared overall winner of University College Dublin’s 17th NovaUCD Campus Company Development Programme.

Galwayman who designed energy efficient clothes dryer wins start-up award

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PurOrigin, a new venture focused on designing and developing novel, energy efficient, domestic appliances, has won the University College Dublin 2012 NovaUCD 2012 Start-Up Award. In addition to the award the promoters of PurOrigin were presented with a €20,000 prize fund after being declared overall winner of University College Dublin’s 17th NovaUCD Campus Company Development Programme.

CIPD host a Social Media 101 for HR this week

The midlands branch of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is pleased to announce details of an upcoming event: Social Media 101 for HR. This event, which is kindly sponsored by Vhi Healthcare and the Athlone Springs Hotel, will take place in the Athlone Springs Hotel at 5.30pm on Wednesday November 21. There will be a networking opportunity at the start followed by the speaker commencing at 6pm sharp.

Renowned psychiatrist to discuss his life at Athlone Literary Festival

One of Athlone Literary Festival’s key events is an “in discussion” forum which features a well-known personality. Previous participants have included President Michael D Higgins and well-known author Ruth Dudley Edwards. This year’s festival will have eminent Irish psychiatrist and author Dr Ivor Browne talking about changing attitudes in Ireland to mental health and his book, Music and Madness, on Saturday October 6.

 

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