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Oscar Predictions 2017: Who Will Win?

Oscar Predictions 2017: Who Will Win?

by Lucien Waugh-Daly The 2017 Academy Awards take place in Hollywood on Sunday, so it’s time for our annual predictions in every category. Who will win, who could win, who should win and who was snubbed for each award? Read our choices now… Best Picture Biggest Snub: I, Daniel Blake Should Win: La La Land Could Win: La

The new Galway City Museum.

New Funding For City Museum and Town Hall Theatre

by Ciara Mannion A sum of €300,000  has been assigned to two of Galway’s premier Arts and Cultural Facilities. The funding for Galway City Museum and the Town Hall Theatre is part of  Sean Kyne (Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources)’s Department of Arts and Culture Capital Scheme 2016-2018. The Town Hall


Adele, Chance The Rapper & Beyoncé win at the Grammys

Image Source: by Lelia Connolly The 59th Grammys were on Sunday night, in The Staples Centre, in Los Angelas. The very funny James Corden was lucky enough to host the biggest night in music. He and so many amazing artists attended. Such artists as Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Rihanna and Beyoncé. Barry Gibb also attended as


Department of Education To Revamp DEIS Programme

Image Source by Ella Burke The Department of Education has been planning different many changes to the way funding aimed at combating disadvantages in schools across the country.   110 primary and post-primary schools are expected to get additional resources as a result of the department finding new a way of identifying schools in need.


13,000 Secretly Hanged In Syrian Jail

Image Source by Ciara Mannion Since the start of the 2011 uprising, Syrian authorities have hanged at least 13,000 people at a prison north of Damascus, known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse.” According to Amnesty International, at least once a week between 2011 and 2015, groups of up to 50 people were taken out of their


1 in 10 Children Affected By Cyberbullying

Image Source by Siobhan Mullin A new research has shown that more than one in ten schoolchildren experience cyberbullying. The study conducted by Dublin City University has shown it’s at their highest in primary schools with 14% being targeted online, with 10% of post-primary school children affected. Children as young as 9 are being bullied


Australian Catholic Priests Accused Of Abuse

Image Source by Ella Burke Seven percent of catholic priests have been accused of sexually abusing children between the years of 1950 to 2010. The statistics were released when the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse heard that 4,444 alleged pedophilia incidents were reported to the church authorities at over 1,000 catholic churches

PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA -  FEBRUARY 2: Official groundhog handler Bill Deeley holds Punxsutawney Phil on February 2, 2006 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Every February 2, people gather at Gobbler's Knob, a wooded knoll just outside of Punxsutawney to watch Punxsutawney Phil look for his shadow. If he sees his shadow, it means six more weeks of winter. If he does not see his shadow, it means spring is just around the corner. The legend of Groundhog Day is based on an old Scottish couplet: "If Candlemas Day is bright and clear, there'll be two winters in the year."  (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Punxsutawney Phil Proclaims ‘Six More Weeks of Winter’

Image Source As is tradition on the morning of February 2nd each year, popular Pennsylvania groundhog Punxsutawney Phil made his weather-predicting proclamation at around 8am local time today. Phil, who resides in Gobbler’s Knob, Punxsutawney, clearly saw his shadow this year, meaning six more weeks of a cold winter are on the way. Had Phil