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Professional women honoured at business awards ceremony
The creator of a weighted pillow designed to reduce people’s dependence on sleep medication, a business that helps improve efficiency in GP practices and the co-founder of a game changing technology which automates video analytics for sports are among the winners of Network Ireland’s Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2021.
Hundreds of swimmers to take to the sea in Galway for charity this weekend
Sea swimmers are being invited to join women from across Ireland in Galway this Saturday, October 8 to raise funds for two charities. Network Ireland is hosting a charity swim at Blackrock in Salthill from 11.00am in aid of ACT for Meningitis and Rosabel’s Rooms.
Luan Gallery to present enthralling Nightscapes and Midden exhibitions
Luan Gallery is delighted to present ‘Nightscapes’ by Swiss-Italian photographer Ugo Ricciardi and ‘Midden’ by Irish artists Sarah Edmondson, Mary Martin, and Niamh McGuinne - the exhibitions opening on Saturday, October 1, at 2.30pm and continuing to Sunday, November 20.
Advertiser columnist among University of Galway Alumni Award recipients
Olympic champion Aifric Keogh, Kenny’s Bookshop and Gallery director, author, and historian Tom Kenny, and World Food Program representative Mary-Ellen McGroarty are among the recipients of the 2022 University of Galway Alumni Awards. The winners, announced this week, will be presented with their awards at a gala banquet on Friday October 21.
Professional women to take centre stage at sold out Network Ireland conference in Galway
Network Ireland has announced that tickets for its Annual Conference and Businesswoman of the Year Awards have sold out in record time in advance of the event at Galway’s Salthill Hotel on Friday, October 7. More than 70 women across all industries will be celebrated for their work on the day ranging from artists to entrepreneurs.
A captivating new season at leading arts centre
The Linenhall Arts Centre have released their multifaceted Autumn and Winter programme of live events from September to December 2022 with their latest brochure.
Exciting season in prospect as Athlone Little Theatre launches programme of events
“There's theatre in life, obviously, and there's life in theatre,” so said novelist and filmmaker Charlie Kaufman.
Horse trading in Eyre Square
One of the earliest associations of Eyre Square with the horse was the jousting competitions that went on there in the middle ages. There were also horse fairs held in the Square where one could buy and sell horses, these were usually held outside the railings and on the streets. Before motorised machinery was invented, the horse provided people with their main type of transport: the work horse was an invaluable part of the farm used to pull the plough or haul the farmer and his cartload of produce into town. Horse racing was always a popular sport and the first Galway Horse Show was held in the Square in 1892.
Bankruptcy and scandal plagued the brilliant Wilde family
‘Westward Ho! Let us rise with the sun, and be off to the land of the west - to the lakes and streams - the grassy glens and fern-clad gorges - the bluff hills and rugged mountains - now cloud-capped, then revealed in azure, or bronzed by evening’s tints, as the light of day sinks into the bold swell of the Atlantic….’
A love note to Galway - Partland’s lastest single
Galway-based singer songwriter and artist Thomas McPartland has released his latest single from upcoming album 'The Empty Atlantic'.