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O’Reilly welcomes new nature laws

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The Green Party senator from Galway, Pauline O’Reilly, has welcomed approval of the Nature Restoration Law by the European Union’s Environment Council.

International award for UG children’s rights professor

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University of Galway Professor Pat Dolan has been presented with the Medal of the Maria Grzegorzewska University in Warsaw for life-long work and achievements in the field of children’s rights.

Mr President addresses disability at Town Hall

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The world premiere of a groundbreaking opera, Mr President, will take place in the Town Hall Theatre on Friday, June 21 at 7pm.

Galway election result a step towards normalisation of diversity

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The incoming Galway city council will have six women members - four of them newly elected - the highest proportion in the history of the council. Each political party on the council now has a female councillor, along with the non-party grouping.

University of Galway ranked number one in Ireland for sustainability

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University of Galway has been named the number one university in Ireland for sustainable development for the third year in a row.

Passing of musical legend Charlie Lennon

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The great fiddle player, piano player and composer Charlie Lennon has passed away. He was 85. Born in Kiltyclogher in County Leitrim, on the border with Fermanagh, in 1938, he grew up in an area rich in music. At the age of seven, he began piano lessons with a local teacher, Theresa Gilmartin, and progressed through the grades of the Royal Irish Academy of Music until he was 13. At the same time, his elder brother, the late Ben Lennon (1928–2020), began teaching him the fiddle.

Sharon Shannon headlines Folk Festival finale

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Fresh from releasing her brand new album Now!, one of Ireland’s greatest traditional music exports Sharon Shannon will headline the closing night of the Galway Folk Festival this Sunday, June 9, at 7pm.

Food on the Edge 2024 to celebrate A Sense of Place

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Food On The Edge will return to Galway this year on October 21 and 22, after three years of events at Airfield Estate in Dublin. The theme of this year's symposium is A Sense of Place.

Broadcaster Finnegan receives the Freedom of Galway

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On Friday last, at a Special Meeting of Galway City Council, Keith Finnegan, veteran broadcaster and journalist, was awarded the Freedom of the City of Galway by Mayor Eddie Hoare and the elected members.

Advertiser founder was 'radically optimistic of the possibilities of life,' says President Higgins

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I think it must have been in the year 1967, on a visit to O’Gorman’s Printing House which was an extension of the famous O’Gorman Bookshop, that I had a discussion with an urbane man whom I think must have been Ronnie O’Gorman’s uncle. Over the course of that visit, a discussion took place on whether there was room for a second newspaper in Galway.

 

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