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A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about the virus in the past 24 hours ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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Why have vaccinated people been told not to meet indoors given that the risk of catching a symptomatic Covid infection is around one in 400,000 for two people who have been vaccinated?
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galway / history and heritage / event notice Sunday February 20, 2011 00:58 by 32csmgaillimh
Galway 32 County Sovereignity Movement wreath laying ceremony read full story / add a comment
galway / politics / elections / event notice Friday February 11, 2011 18:39 by Conor Burke
Table Quiz in aid of the Socialist Party / united left alliance election campaign .

place: Red Square Bar , Foster Street , Galway

When: thursday febuary 17th @ 8pm

how much ? : €10 per head (waged), €5 (students & unwaged)

Who? : max 4 persons per table . all welcome
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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday February 10, 2011 22:08 by TD   text 2 comments (last - friday february 11, 2011 11:49)   image 1 image
Following Mubarak's refusal to resign tonight and with Tahrir Square "shaking with fury" at the moment - time to join our fury and solidarity with our Egyptian sisters and brothers by attending tomorrow's demo in Galway.? read full story / add a comment
Hard- up hunters use Done Deal to get new recruits
galway / animal rights / opinion/analysis Thursday February 10, 2011 10:44 by Bernie Wright   text 3 comments (last - friday february 11, 2011 13:25)   image 1 image
A new development in hunting circles has the obviously hard- up North Galway hunt touting for business on the website DONEDEAL.
Punters are invited to hunt, terrify and dismember foxes in Galway for the day and to celebrate St. Valentines day at a hunt ball with the hunters on Saturday night for 250euro a person. They will have about 75 people out hunting that day. All monies will go to the North Galway hunt.

Please boycott the Westwood Hotel in Galway. Also please send your thoughts on wildlife abuse to both the hunt and the Hotel.

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Chairman Aoife NicFhearghusa hangs up a portrait of poet Chaitlín Maude in the new offices - LitPix 2011
galway / arts and media / news report Wednesday February 09, 2011 04:29 by Fred Johnston   image 1 image
After eight years and no movement whatever from Galway City Council to develop new premises to house the Western Writers' Centre and their donated 2,000 books, the Centre gets a new address . . . . read full story / add a comment
galway / education / event notice Saturday January 15, 2011 15:06 by Martha   text 3 comments (last - thursday july 07, 2011 04:56)
A space for homeschooler families to meet and share experiences. read full story / add a comment
Maighréad Medbh for Western Writers' Centre
galway / arts and media / press release Thursday December 09, 2010 01:31 by Fred Johnston   image 1 image
Poet Máighréad Medbh will read for us at Cooke's Restaurant, Abbeygate Street, Galway on Thursday, January 27th 2011 at 8pm. €6 and €4. Music also. read full story / add a comment
The Pipe - showing in Portumna, Galway Sunday 12th Dec. at 17:00
galway / anti-capitalism / event notice Wednesday December 08, 2010 17:54 by The Pipe | The Film   image 1 image   video 1 video file
The Pipe is showing in Portumna, Galway on Saturday 11th (at 20:00) December and Sunday 12th December (at 17:00) in the Cinemobile in the town square.

The Sunday showing will also have a questions and answers session with Richard O'Donnell.
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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday December 05, 2010 16:00 by DunloT   text 6 comments (last - monday december 06, 2010 22:03)   image 11 images   video 5 video files
In bitter, thick fog resembling the miasma hanging over the economic abyss that is now Ireland, some 300-400 protesters, yesterday, marched from the Cathedral through Eglington St and Shop Street to the Spanish Arch plaza voicing their anger, contempt and sense of betrayal for a government that has spectacularly lost the trust of its people but like a stinging, dying wasp is still hell-bent on forcing through a budget of unprecedented savagery that saddles and cripples the Irish people with the private gambling debts of rogue banks and a millstone "bailout" of usurious, ruinous interest rates from the IMF and EU. read full story / add a comment
Sheridan Le Fanu: The Dublinocentric Arts Council now inhabit his former home
galway / arts and media / press release Friday December 03, 2010 18:14 by Walter Pater   text 12 comments (last - friday december 10, 2010 16:00)   image 1 image
The Arts Council have refused to fund the Western Writers' Centre, Galway {Ionad Scríbhneoirí Chaitlín Maude}under the Small festivals and Events Scheme, to produce the fifth Forge at Gort Literatrure festival, scheduled for March. read full story / add a comment
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Monday November 22, 2010 09:31 by Radio Pirate Woman
Announcing the contribution of Galway's women's radio -- FM102 -- to the 16-day global campaign from 25th November until 10th December. read full story / add a comment
Assembling outside Áras na Mac Léinn
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday November 19, 2010 00:36 by TD   text 6 comments (last - saturday november 20, 2010 15:51)   image 4 images   video 2 video files
Today, in Galway, the Union of Students in Ireland intensified its ongoing campaign against threatened registration fee hikes and cuts to the student grant in the forthcoming budget with a march of some 2,000 students from NUIG - another is planned for Cork in early December - to Galway city centre via University Road, Eglington Street and Shop Street to the Spanish Arch plaza, where the demonstrators were addressed by several key speakers. including USI President, Gary Redmond, NUIG SU President Peter Mannion and GMIT SU President, Colin Canny. read full story / add a comment
John Arden and Margaretta D'Arcy : LitPix 2010
galway / arts and media / event notice Monday November 15, 2010 19:23 by Fred Johnston   image 1 image
Dick Donoghue, Margaretta D'Arcy and playwright and novelist, John Arden, will read from their work at Galway Arts Centre, Nuns Island, on Tuesday, November 23rd, starting at 8pm. Admission is €5. The evening is organised by the Western Writers' Centre - Ionad Scríbhneoirí Chaitlín Maude. Music is by Clare Sawtell (cello) and Mary O'Sullivan (vocals, instruments) two musicians who have played together for a long time in a variety of arts' events throughout the country. read full story / add a comment
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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Sunday November 14, 2010 19:50 by Sarah   image 3 images
There will be a Galway march against possible increases in the registration fee and cuts to the Student Grant on Thursday 18th November: Assembling at 12.30 PM outside Áras na Mac Léinn, marching at 1.00PM.

Everyone, please attend.
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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Monday November 08, 2010 19:40 by Kev   text 1 comment (last - tuesday november 09, 2010 17:12)   video 1 video file
Part of the International Week Against the Apartheid Wall:

Inshallah, a feature length documentary chronicling life in Gaza under siege is proud to announce its series of special preview screenings in Galway, Derry, Belfast and Dublin.

GALWAY - TOWN HALL THEATRE @ 8pm Tuesday 9th November read full story / add a comment
Enemy Combatant - My Imprisonment in Guantanamo Bay, Bagram & Kandahar
galway / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Sunday November 07, 2010 13:21 by FOSIS Ireland   image 1 image
Moazzam Begg is an ordinary man who has endured an extraordinary fate, he was imprisoned in Khadahar, Bagram airbase (Afganistan) & the worlds most infamous prison Guantanamo Bay where he was abused & tortured mercilessly for a crime he never committed and released without charges by the USA without any apology. Listen to his story next week as he travels for the 1st time across Ireland.

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galway / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Friday November 05, 2010 11:58 by Free Gaza
Tues 9th November at The Town Hall Theatre at 8pm

A new documentary from Gaza directed by Maurice Jacobsen who has been working there for the last year. 'The goal of the project is to show western audiences Gaza as a society that is diverse, intelligent, hard working and creative”, says Maurice, “at the same time it is a community that is deeply troubled, living under a complete political, economic and military siege.”
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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday November 02, 2010 22:16 by 32csmgaillimh
Moycullen Poster
galway / housing / event notice Friday October 22, 2010 16:07 by Galway Sustainable Community Project   image 1 image
The 4th and final in this series of public meetings for people interested in our project takes place upstairs in the Forge pub in Moycullen, Co. Galway on Thursday 28th October. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / opinion/analysis Sunday October 17, 2010 01:26 by donkylemore
Having written 6 times to sen o brolochan and not having had one response i wrote this letter and had it published in a local paper read full story / add a comment
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