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NUI Galway webinar to discuss proposed increases in State Pension age

A policy roundtable on the views of older healthcare and financial sector workers on the proposed increases to the state pension age will take place on today Thursday, June 10.

Alone continues to highlight the importance of physical movement for older people

Alone, the organisation which supports older people, is highlighting the importance of physical movement for joint health in older people.

NUI Galway appoints new vice president for research and innovation

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NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Jim Livesey as Vice-President for Research and Innovation. Professor Livesey joins from the University of Dundee, where he served as Dean of Humanities since 2014.

Galway project wins equality grants

A Galway project has won funding support for its work on human rights and equality.

Rethink Ireland calls for applications from Westmeath to €3m Equality Fund

The deadline is approaching for applications from to Rethink Ireland’s €3m Equality Fund. Rethink Ireland is calling on Westmeath groups to apply for grant aid under the scheme before September 14.

COVID-19 places USA's moral and economic shortcomings in high relief

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While COVID-19 has taken centre-stage here in Ireland - including shaping debate about Government formation - and there has been a sense of collective effort by all aspects of our polity, other countries, like the USA, have a rather different dynamic.

Alice Mary Higgins to seek re-election to the Seanad

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Alice-Mary Higgins has been "a remarkably effective and progressive" member of Seanad Éireann, "with a sharp eye for human rights", and who has the potential to continue "invaluable and reforming work" in the upper house.

Mayo employers urged to increase access to people with disabilities

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on Mayo employers to think about how they can make access to job recruitment and workplaces across the county fairer for people with disabilities.

Ireland should not fear Brexit, it should embrace it

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Despite the constant Brexit talk on radio and television, and the miles of column inches in the press, one thing is never mentioned – it seems virtually impossible to leave the EU.

Communities across Galway to benefit from €18.5 million organisation fund, says Kyne

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Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip, Aire don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South has said that communities in Galway will benefit from the €18.5 million funding that the Government has allocated to NGOs and civil society organisations.

 

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