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Two executives from Opensparkz, the company which is looking to purchase the old Volex plant in Castlebar from Mayo County Council for €700,000 to set up a technology hub in the town, faced a grilling from the elected members of Mayo County Council this week.
The 250 high-skilled jobs promised for Castlebar earlier this week are to be filled over the next three years, according the founder of the company overseeing the development of a hub in Castlebar.
A classic of modern Irish theatre, Catalpa takes to the stage at Roscommon Arts Centre on Tuesday February 17 at 8pm. Catalpa is the story of the daring 1875 whaleship rescue of six Irish prisoners from the British penal colony in Fremantle, Western Australia. Catalpa is about heroes and visionaries, political intrigue and personal loyalty, with hot romance, mixed-up rebels, and battles at sea - an epic adventure story that challenges the nature of heroism.
On the comedy stage, Judah Friedlander is The World Champion. He is the best athlete in the world, greatest martial artist, the sexual dream of every woman, and a role model to children.
INFLUENTIAL, ACCLAIMED, and playing The Galway Sessions festival is Irish-American folk/trad band Solas who take to the Monroe’s Live stage this evening at 8pm.
Six students and lecturers from NUI Galway have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to continue their work in the United Staters.
Two Mayo students, Tara Mellet and Lisa Marie O’Malley, are about to embark on a summer adventure of a lifetime to the United States, but rather than a J1 summer break they have been selected to take part in the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP) an internationally recognised competitive programme that selects young people with recognised leadership skills and a commitment to service to undertake an eight week internship in the political sector in Washington DC. Both Tara and Lisa will depart for the US capital early next month.
NUI Galway’s Community Knowledge Initiative will host US entrepreneur and innovator, Sonal Shah for a keynote address this moprning Thursday, 3 October.
Thirty-seven Fulbright Awardees were officially announced at an event on MS The World, which was sponsored by a US Fulbright alumnus, Dr Jack Pinkowski and his wife Monica Pinkowski, as part of The Gathering on July 12. Since 1957, the Fulbright Awards are given annually by the Irish and US governments and provide Irish students, scholars, and professionals with the opportunity to study, lecture, and research at top universities and institutions throughout the United States.
Castlebar native Jack O'Donnell has been appointed programme director to the New Story Leadership (NSL) in Washington DC for summer 2013.