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All Galway businesses are asked to attend an information evening being held next week at which they will hear about how they can benefit from the Volvo Ocean Race Finale 2012 to be held in Galway from June 30 to July 8.
Abu Dhabi and Galway are being brought closer together thanks to the Volvo Ocean Race and an imaginative spin-off programme that is jointly organised by the Galway Hooker Association and Emirates Heritage Club in the United Arab Emirates.
The Volvo Ocean Race editions are inspired by the world's most gruelling ocean adventure. They are now available from your local Volvo dealer. For Ireland the Volvo Ocean Race has special meaning – more than 500,000 people attended the spectacular stopover in Galway during the 2008/2009 race. The Volvo Ocean Race was so warmly received here in 2009 that for the 2011/ 2012 race Galway is the ultimate destination, with the race finishing here in July this year.
Schools around the west will be able to get caught up in the excitement and drama of the Volvo Ocean Race through the Ocean Explorers programme being overseen by the race finale organisers.
Yesterday the near century old Galway hooker Nora Bheag, (Little Nora in English), was finally taken out of her container in perfect condition in Abu Dhabi. She arrived safely after an historic voyage that set out from Galway more than eight weeks ago.
Team Telefónica secured overall victory in Leg 2 with a strong second place but there was joy too for Groupama sailing team last night as they notched their first win of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, snatching top spot ahead of their rivals in the dying moments of the sprint into Abu Dhabi.
The Hotel School in GMIT Galway will host the first national “Foodie Forum” on Thursday 2 February. The event will be an interactive oneday experience which will showcase the abundance and variety of excellent local and artisan produce available in Ireland. The event aims to support local food businesses and promote consumer sustainability.
THE MILLIONS of euro worth of sailing vessels that comprise the competing boats in the Volvo Ocean Race were delicately loaded onto ships in the Indian Ocean yesterday in a bid to prevent violent pirates from learning the route and attacking the valuable vessels as they edge slowly closer to the finishing line in Galway next summer.
The Hotel School in GMIT will host the first national Foodie Forum on Thursday February 2. The event will be an interactive one-day experience which will showcase the abundance and variety of excellent local and artisan produce available in Ireland. The event aims to support local food businesses and promote consumer sustainability.
Cashin Print has recently been appointed official print partner to Let’s Do It Global, the event management company responsible for the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race finale in Galway.