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NUI Galway academic launches book on the consequences of whistleblowing in organisations

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Kate Kenny, Professor of Business and Society at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway has just launched her new book, Whistleblowing: Toward a New Theory (Harvard University Press). An introduction to the book is provided by Dr Tom Clonan and Professor Ricca Edmondson.

Survivors of domestic abuse hailed for their ‘incredible’ strength

The “incredible” strength and resilience of women who survive abusive relationships was singled out for special praise this week by COPE Galway in the run up to International Women’s Day which takes place tomorrow (Friday).

NUI Galway to launch project to archive personal histories of Tuam Mother and Baby Home

NUI Galway will host a public event next month with members of the Tuam Home Survivors Network to explore the topic of “Archiving Personal Histories: The Tuam Mother and Baby Home”.

SPARK awards in AIT fuel the social entrepreneurship agenda

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There is nothing more powerful than idea whose time has come.

Late try denies Galwegians

A late penalty try by Buccaneers denied Galwegians this year's Connacht Senior League crown after a well-contested encounter at Dubarry Park on Saturday.

Galway mourns loss of legendary mariners

Galway and Irish sailing is mourning the loss of two giants of the sport.

Cannon welcomes funding for Tuam Babies documentary

Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the allocation of €5.991m under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme to 126 radio and television projects, among them a feature length documentary on the Tuam Babies, to be entitled Limbo.

Dear Ireland, the world is watching

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It is a funny thing to feel completely prepared to live abroad, then realise, after saving for years, buying outlet converters, and booking a plane ticket across the Atlantic, that you forgot about one thing - contraception.

Educate Together holds meeting in Westport

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Equality-based education provider Educate Together held its first public meeting in Westport last Thursday night in the Castlecourt Hotel. Featuring talks by Educate Together regional development officer, Jennifer Buttner, and Castlebar ETNS principal Sarah Calvey, according to the organisers the meeting attracted a large turnout and has raised hopes that Educate Together’s Westport campaign will succeed in opening a primary school in 2018.

GMIT history can teach us valuable lessons

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Why should we study history? Well, frankly, history is the study of human nature, and history most definitely repeats itself. History can teach us lessons so that we are forearmed when facing situations, better informed when planning to proceed. The history of the long campaign to establish the Regional Technical College (RTC, now the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, GMIT) campus in Mayo contains, I believe, guidance on how the Castlebar based college can be rescued from those who oppose its survival.

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