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Councillors count their blessings in city count centre

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Count centres are like catnip for political reporters: we just can’t resist visiting them. And politicians – usually button-lipped around pol corrs – tend to want to chat about everything under the sun when ballots are being sorted, as the uniquely democratic adrenalin of fear and anticipation courses through their party-political veins.

Discovering new ways of coping with life's challenges

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Imagine you are 50-years-old. You have a successful career, a loving family, and a beautiful home. You have a good circle of friends and interesting hobbies. On the outside, it looks as if you have it all.

Maté in Galway to speak on trauma and Gaza

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Musical theatre composer, therapist and political activist Daniel Maté will speak at an event in Galway this month, including a blend of traditional Irish and Palestinian music.

Galway Simon Community appeals for help to prevent the trauma of homelessness this Christmas

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Homelessness charity Galway Simon Community is deeply concerned about the number of children and families experiencing homelessness in the West this winter. The charity has issued an urgent appeal ahead of Christmas, asking people to support them to prevent the trauma of homelessness for families across Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

How to become a psychologist in Ireland

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Psychology is the study of behaviour and mental processes. Psychology is a very popular course choice both at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Ireland. There is a Bachelor of Science in Psychology available at University of Galway, ATU Galway, and TUS Athlone. All of these courses are four year (Level 8) degree courses, offering work placements in a variety of settings in year 3, which will improve any student’s employability.

The utility of religious belief

The pragmatic thinker, William James (1842–1910) is easily one of the most lucid of philosophers, with a charming and attractive writing style. It is no coincidence his brother, Henry James, is one of the finest novelists of the 20th century. William's most famous book, The Varieties of Religious Experience, is one of the great classic accounts of the subject. Another recommendation is the keen attention shown by James to questions of faith. One of the first modern psychologists, James, unlike the Freudians, recognised the importance of the religious dimension in human life.

Galway-resident psychologist co-authors innovative new model of treatment

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BY DECLAN VARLEY

How to become a psychologist in Ireland

Psychology is the study of behaviour and mental processes. Psychology is a very popular course choice both at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Ireland. There is a Bachelor of Science in Psychology available at University of Galway, ATU Galway, and TUS Athlone. All of these courses are four year (Level 8) degree courses, offering work placements in a variety of settings in year 3, which will improve any student’s employability.

Mum Talks to hold meet-up in Galway

Mum Talks is an event company and community that supports, inspires, and empowers women throughout their journey of motherhood with online and in-person meet-ups, events, talks, and workshops.

Conference to explore Irish Travellers’ experience of the State

A two-day conference will take place at the University of Galway this weekend exploring the experience of Irish Travellers’ experience of the State from 1922 to 2022. The event, running as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme, will also examine the impacts of that experience and the lessons to be learned from it.

 

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