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Among the speakers at the Galway International Arts Festival’s ‘First Thought Talks’ is Liz Fekete, director of Britain’s Institute of Race Relations. Her recently published book, Europe’s Fault Lines, examines the ominous rise of far right parties across the continent and attendant upsurge of racist and authoritarian policies and ideas.
A new local business development group has taken off.
Ballymaloe’s Myrtle Allen, CNN’s Culinary Journeys, Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio, AFAR Media USA, and Tourism Australia and partner Restaurant Australia have been announced as distinguished touRRoir 2018 Hall of Fame inductees at an event in Galway.
Entrepreneurs working with the Blackstone LaunchPad at NUI Galway will benefit from a new partnership between the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and TechStars, a global start-up accelerator and entrepreneurial network. The new effort was announced recently at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas, USA. The announcement comes as Blackstone LaunchPad at NUI Galway celebrates its second year on campus at NUI Galway.
Supermac’s has raised over €500,000 for the charity Trócaire since the group of family restaurants started collections almost 30 years ago.
Supermac’s will host a Christmas Fundraising Evening in aid of Trocaire on Thursday, December 7 in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa. For over 30 years Pat and Una McDonagh, the owners of Supermac’s restaurants around the country, have supported Trócaire in many ways.
NORMALLY THE Over The Edge readings at Galway City Library feature poets and prose writers, but this month's reading will be different, as it will present work by non-fiction authors Angela Nagle, Fiona Neary, and Jonathan Sugarman.
Awkward Position is the title of a provocative new exhibition by artist Laura Angell which opens this coming Friday next July 7 at 7.30pm. Laura Angell is a Galway-based artist from Sheffield. Her work/obsession/raison d’être is manifested via multidisciplinary installations using images and handmade objects to tell an intended narrative.
Locals are being urged to come out in force tomorrow Friday June 23 to support a 50-strong group of cycling enthusiasts who are gearing up to take off from Galway as part of a cycling challenge in aid of COPD Support Ireland. The “Get Breathless for COPD” charity cycle from Galway to Dublin, which is supported by A. Menarini and led by legendary cycling champion Seán Kelly, will see the riders get up close and personal with the people and the places of Galway city and county like never before.
Skillnets will be running an IMI Diploma in Strategy & Innovation in Galway starting on Monday March 27. Aimed at private sector SME managers, this is a high-quality programme which combines expert provision and world-class content with the practical needs of a local business.