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Unique Lady Gregory portrait joins collection at NUI Galway

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William Butler Yeats, poet, playwright, politician, and Nobel prize-winner for literature, always looked west. Through rare books, art, music, drama, and film, the Yeats and the West exhibition at NUI Galway discovers what the west meant to him, and what this might mean for us. As part of this exhibition of original materials that are unique to the West of Ireland, NUI Galway has added a recently acquired portrait of Lady Gregory painted by the artist Gerald Festus Kelly in 1912.

Renowned Hungarian adjudicator Gabriella Thész for next Mayo International Choral Festival

The Mayo International Choral Festival (MICF) committee members are delighted with the addition of Gabriella Thész, from Hungary, to their adjudication panel for 2016. Gabriella Thész is a graduate of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary.

Let’s shine a light on Galway’s greatness

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NUI Galway Senior Lecturer, boards.ie/adverts.ie Co-Founder, Startup Advisor, ACE Fitness/WestBIC Boards

1916 and Noël Browne events in city this weekend

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THE 1916 Rising in Galway and the centenary of birth of Noël Browne will be discussed and commemorated at two events in Galway city over the coming days.

Galway business leaders to sleep out for COPE Galway this December

COPE Galway, a local charity providing social services in the city and county, has launched the annual COPE Galway Sleep Out where 25 of Galway’s business and community leaders will spend 12 hours on the streets of Galway to raise funds and awareness for local homelessness services.

Close heart defects without placing patients on bypass — NUI Galway academic writes paper on innovative development

Researchers, including four Irish researchers, while based at the Wyss Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital have jointly designed a fundamentally different way to implant an innovative patch to close a heart tissue defect that eradicates the need to place a patient on bypass. Their work was published recently in Science Translational Medicine, and features as the cover article.

Fulbright scholar and Notre Dame anthropologist joins GMIT as guest lecturer

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GMIT has announced that Fulbright scholar and University of Notre Dame anthropologist, Dr Deb Rotman, has joined the GMIT Culture and Environment programme as a guest lecturer for the 2015/16 academic year. Dr Rotman will collaborate with GMIT Mayo and UCD on her project, “Clachans and Cultural Landscapes of County Mayo, Ireland: Local History, Folklore, and Archaeology of 19th-Century Domestic Sites.”

Flirt FM to celebrate twenty years on air

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FlirtFM, the student, alternative, and community radio station based in NUI Galway, will celebrate its 20 years on air this month with a series of events to mark the milestone, including radio shows, a silent disco, workshops, and a gala dinner.

Portrait of a Galway writer

During the past few weeks I have tried to give some of the formative influences on the life of the writer Eilís Dillon as she grew up in Galway. The impact of her parents’ (Professor Tom Dillon and Geraldine Plunkett) commitment to the War of Independence, and her nightly fears of sudden raids on their home by the Black and Tans was a nightmare that stayed with her all her life. 

 

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