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At last - an art gallery for Galway?

Google, that now indispensible servant for the curious seeker of information, reveals – among a myriad of other facts – that Galway is the fourth most populous city in the Republic, and the sixth most populous on the island of Ireland. From Wikipedia we learn that Galway “is known as Ireland's Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations and events”, including, of course, the internationally renowned Galway Arts Festival.

Early discovery the key to treating oral cancer

There are approximately 450 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed every year in the island of Ireland. This figure is comparable to cervical cancer and melanoma and it has a high morbidity rate despite advances in surgical and reconstructive techniques. There are four to five deaths for every 10 cases of oral cancer. The rates for males are three times higher than females and lifestyle plays a significant role. Smoking, alcohol, and poor diet are the major risk factors, with tobacco linked to more than 75 per cent of cases of intra oral cancer.

Five Galway companies scoop business achievers awards

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Five leading Galway-based companies scooped awards at the Connacht provincial final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. Three other businesses from across Connacht were also selected as winners at the awards ceremony, which took place at The Clayton Hotel.

Galway Bay Hotel receives gold standard accolade at Best Companies Awards

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Hodson Bay Hotel Group has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies in this prestigious Deloitte Awards Programme for the fourth year in a row, recognised at a gala awards dinner in Dublin recently. Former Taoiseach, Chairman of IFSC Ireland and EU Ambassador to the EUR, John Bruton, was special guest speaker at the event.

Enhancing ambitions and unlocking global opportunities for Westmeath’s entrepreneurs

Following a hugely successful nationwide launch campaign, Ernst & Young is making its final call for nominations to the 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) programme.

Ernst & Young programme providing opportunities for Mayo’s entrepreneurs

Following a hugely successful nationwide launch campaign, Ernst & Young is making its final call for nominations to the 2013 Entrepreneur of The Year programme.

Catalyst Arts at the Linenhall

As part of its 20th birthday programme, Catalyst Arts presents Score, an exhibition of innovative contemporary art selected from its membership base. Catalyst Arts is an artist-led gallery in Belfast that has been at the heart of contemporary art in Northern Ireland since 1993. Twenty years on, Catalyst Arts has hosted some 60 directors and 1,000 artists, spanning continents and stages in artistic career. In keeping with the numerical theme, Catalyst presents a group show of sculpture, painting, and more in which none of the works exceeds 20cm in any direction. A diverse, intriguing, and playful show that offers a snapshot of contemporary artistic practice from the island of Ireland. The exhibition continues until Saturday March 30.

Galway company awarded Deloitte accolade

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Galway company Lifes2good Health and Beauty has won the accolade of Deloitte Best Managed Company.

Global mathematical phenomenon at NUI Galway

Professor Donal O’Regan of NUI Galway, who was honoured last year by being elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy, has just written his 1,000th peer-reviewed mathematical article making him one of the most prolific authors in the history of mathematics in the world.

Mayo students graduate with Accounting Technicians Ireland

Accounting Technicians Ireland, the leading professional body for accounting technicians in Ireland, has conferred certificates of membership to newly qualifying graduates Fiona Ginty from Swinford, Seamus O’Neill from Crossmolina, and Angela Ring from Claremorris. They recently completed her final year examinations and work experience requirements and graduated among an overall class of over 300 new members. They received their certificates from Accounting Technicians Ireland President Eithne O’Sullivan FIATI at a special ceremony in Galway.


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