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First Independent Mayo reveals election candidate shortlist

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First Independent Mayo, the coalition of community groups that is planning to run an Independent candidate in Mayo in the next General Election, has unveiled its short list of seven potential candidates.

Former Apprentice star’s new book looks at policing and social media

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A new book, which takes an in-depth look at the emerging field of policing social media has been published by the Managing Director of Digital Training Institute, based in NUI Galway’s Business Innovation Centre. Authored by Joanne Sweeney-Burke, Social Media Under Investigation, Law Enforcement and the Social Web takes and in-depth view of An Garda Síochána’s adoption of social media and benchmarks this against international best-practice.

No ordinary beauty queen

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LINOR ABARGIL was 18-years-old and was in Milan. She had been crowned Miss Israel and was looking forward to competing in the 1998 Miss World event, then the unthinkable happened.

Retailers warned that shoplifting is costing two million a month in Ireland

ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, has warned retailers to be extra vigilant during the Christmas and New Year period as they are being targeted by organised gangs of shoplifters. The Association outlined that retailers are twice as likely to be victims of shoplifting over the Christmas, as the level of crime rises due to the greater opportunity and the recession.

Retailers warned that shoplifting is costing two million a month in Ireland

ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, has warned retailers to be extra vigilant during the Christmas and New Year period as they are being targeted by organised gangs of shoplifters. The Association outlined that retailers are twice as likely to be victims of shoplifting over the Christmas, as the level of crime rises due to the greater opportunity and the recession.

Cosain surveys show ‘out of control’ speeding in west of city

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Local road safety group Cosain is calling for the introduction of fixed speed cameras on the west side of the city after surveys showed speeding to be “out of control”, with the highest speed recorded being a taxi travelling at a shocking 94km/h in the middle of the afternoon.

Reducing alcohol without reducing enjoyment

There is no doubt about the role that the consumption of alcohol plays in the economy of this city. No city could earn the monicker of being a party city, a city that never sleeps, without acknowledging the role that drink plays in the creation of this perception. Just a cursory search of the world Galway in Twitter reveals the number of exchanges hourly that praise Galway for being a place where time gets lost, where today ends and tomorrow begins, inevitably lost in a haze of alcohol and music.

Krav maga classes starting at Connacht Taekwon-do Academy

Classes in krav maga self defence will begin shortly in Galway. Krav maga means ‘contact combat’ in Hebrew. It is a practical and tactical system that teaches how to prevent, deal with, and overcome all kinds of violence and attacks. Developed in Israel, this system has been tried and tested in many real life situations and is used today by Israel's armed forces and by many law enforcement and military units around the world.

Massachusetts state police to march in St Patrick’s Day parade

Forty members of the Massachusetts state police will march in Galway’s St Patrick’s Day Parade which will take place on Saturday March 17.

Terry Pratchett novel takes to the Town Hall stage

MEN AT ARMS, the comedy-fantasy Discworld novel by Sir Terry Pratchett, will be performed as a stageplay by Croi8 productions in the Nuns Island Theatre on Friday May 28 and Saturday 29 at 8pm.

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