Author Archives: Dylan Goodman

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Interview with Jørgen Litske Petersen

Interview with Jørgen Litske Petersen

By Eva Buckley   Jørgen Litske Petersen is the Deputy Chief Executive of the municipality of Aalborg in Denmark. He is head of the Economic department in Aalborg. Petersen was here at GTI with 11 other people from Aalborg Mayor’s office. They are here visiting Aalborg’s twin city Galway to experience the culture and to

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Interview with Popular Youtube creator ‘It’s Black Friday’

By Eva Buckley   The New-Zealand YouTube star Freyja NicLeòid has been making videos for quite some time now and has gained many fans because of her style and personality. People watch her videos to see what it’s like living life as a Goth by following her on her travels, seeing how she does her

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Missing Helicopter Found by Search Team

Photograph: High Level/Rex By Eva Buckley   The helicopter that went missing yesterday has been found with the bodies of five people. The helicopter destined for Dublin has been found by Mountain Rescue Teams in Snowdonia, Wales.   Contact with the helicopter carrying five businessmen was lost after 4pm yesterday. It was believed the helicopter

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SimSimi: What is it and why is it banned in Ireland?

Image: http://www.newstalk.com/Controversial-app-SimSimi-has-been-taken-offline-in-Ireland   By Eva Buckley   SimSimi is an app that was made by Korean tech company ISMaker in 2002. The app uses artificial intelligence to communicate, but it can also learn words and phrases from the user. It has a message type format where the person can chat back and forth with the

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Galway set to recieve funding for 2018 St. Patricks Day parade

Image credit: myhomeistheroad.wordpress.com By Dylan Goodman Galway will benefit from a multi-million euro boost to the economy next year as the tourism authority makes funding for St. Patrick’s Day Festivities available outside the capital.   A grant of around €1 million has always been available for the annual parade in Dublin, the only city to receive

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GTI Erasmus+ Student’s Dinner

By Eva Buckley Photo’s by Jake Rabbitte   GTI hosted a dinner for its international Erasmus + Placement students who are here on work experience as part of the Erasmus program. Finnish, Turkish & French students have come to GTI for their work placements and to experience Galway. The dinner for students and their teachers

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Brexit Day

image credit: PA By Eva Buckley Today is the day article 50 is finally triggered and the United Kingdom will begin the process of leaving the European Union.   Today will mark a historic time in the U.K and the beginning of a two-year ‘divorce process’ from the EU. The actual split is due to

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Bob Dylan to finally collect Nobel Prize

image: http://www.esquire.com/ By Dylan Goodman The Swedish Academy have announced that Bob Dylan will finally be collecting his Nobel prize for Literature in Stockholm this weekend. The Academy said it would meet Dylan in private in the Swedish capital, where the legendary singer-songwriter is performing 2 concerts.   Dylan, 75, was awarded the Nobel prize in

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