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Massive boost for marine research as Galway Bay Ocean Observatory completed at weekend

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A significant piece of ocean research infrastructure was brought to fruition with the completion of the Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory over the weekend.  Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment.  The observatory is now entering into a commissioning period and is expected to be operational in the coming months. 

Conference in NUI Galway to discuss future of European journalism

Delegates from across the EU are in Galway this week to discuss the future of journalism in Europe at a two-day event in NUI Galway’s Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Talk on medieval masterpiece in Cong

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Cong Moytura Heritage Society is to host an expert talk on one of Ireland’s foremost national treasures - the Cross of Cong - tomorrow (Saturday) at 3pm in the Crossroads Community Centre, Cong.

‘Cré na Cille is a hymn to the Irish of Connemara’

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Since its publication in 1949, Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Cré na Cille has been hailed as a masterpiece. Yet the novel has, in the words of John Banville, “remained locked away from non-Irish speakers”.

Viking grave history explored

Viking graves and the valuable information they can provide on Norse military expansion in western Europe will be the subject of a talk presented by the Mayo Historical and Archaeological Society on Wednesday next at GMIT Castlebar at 8pm.

Two Mayo scientists scoop major research grants

Two of Mayo's leading science minds have received funding of more than €1.2 million between them to lead their own major research projects at the forefront of the sustainable and renewable energy sector.

Galway scientists begin another new Atlantic venture

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Galway scientists and students are undertaking a 13-day expedition across the Atlantic in a study of the ocean.

NUI Galway researchers involved in project to use stem cells to regenerate cartilage

NUI Galway researchers are part of an exciting EU-funded project looking at how stem cells from adult fat tissue could be used to activate the regeneration of cartilage. If successful, their work could lead to effective new treatments for millions of osteoarthritis sufferers. Positive, early results indicate the treatment could become a reality for patients within the next five years.

The Colleen Bawn - torn between two lovers

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ALL GOOD girls love a bad boy and Eily O’Connor, the ‘Colleen Bawn’, has two of them - her husband, Hardress Cregan who looks down on her; and local wide boy Myles na Coppaleen who wants to be more than friends.

Westport Festival of Chamber Music all set for September recitals

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The first Westport Festival of Chamber Music will be held on September 6 to 8. Tickets for the event are on sale in the Clew Bay Hotel and online at www.classicallinks.ie. Both Westport House and Holy Trinity Church are perfect venues for live music performances, providing a most appropriate setting for a music festival.

 

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