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We’re all drinking plastic. Here’s how to stop.

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Like most things that are destroying this tiny planet we call home, plastic started out as a miracle material.

Galway Choral Association seeks new singers

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ANYONE WHO loves singing and who "wants a challenge" is being encouraged to audition for the Galway Choral Association, which is currently seeking new members.

Mayo Cancer Support seeks council help to maintain services

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The chairman of Mayo Cancer Support (Rock Rose House) has appealed to the elected members of Mayo County Council to donate funds to the charity on a yearly basis to help the organisation maintain services to the community at their current level.

Three-year Healthy Galway City Strategy aims to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing

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The Healthy Galway City Strategy 2019-2021, launched this week, aims to ensure Galway is a city where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and wellbeing to their full potential, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society, and where responsibility for health and wellbeing is shared and supported.

Cubs get Darkr Earlyr on new album

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GUESS WHO are fans of Nick Drake then? Darkr Earlyr, the new album by the all-Ireland collective of folk-rock, indie, and experimental musicians, is a reference to the great man's 1970 album, just set at a different time of day.

Baboró information day on writing children's picture books

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GALWEGIANS WHO have ever entertained ideas of writing or illustrating picture books for children, how to get a publisher, and how to find out what publishers and booksellers looking for when it comes to picture books, should check out an information day at Baboró.

Greens call on council to phase out use of glyphosate based herbicides

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The Green Party is calling on the Galway City Council to follow the lead of Dublin City Council, which has recently announced a trial of alternatives to glyphosates, a herbicide over which there are health and environmental concerns.

Roses – a Who’s Who

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If you’re tempted to give roses a try after reading last week’s Gardenwise, or indeed to expand your collection if you’re already a rose grower, it might be useful to talk about the different kinds of rose plant you’ll find available if you visit your local garden centre. I really do believe that there’s a rose for every garden and would hate to be without them. One of my favourite things in summer is to cut a few blooms for the house, often plonking them informally into a jam jar or drinking glass and leaving them where I can inhale their heavenly scent.

New Year poetry workshops

ANYONE WHO has long wanted to write poems, but is unsure howe to begin, or even what the methods are, should check out the poetry workshops coming to the Galway Arts Centre.

'I can still compete with anyone despite being around so long'

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WHEN XTC’S Colin Moulding presented the band with ‘Making Plans For Nigel’, it immediately appealed to band leader Andy Partridge who felt the melody “reminded me of Gilbert O’Sullivan”.

 

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