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Commissioner delivers speech at Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition

Commissioner delivers speech at Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition. Photo © Hany Marzouk, 2011
"This festival has gone from strength to strength since it was founded in 1998, and I am proud to be visiting it again this year as the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science."


Galway, 27 November 2011

 

Ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys,

This festival has gone from strength to strength since it was founded in 1998, and I am proud to be visiting it again this year as the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science. The foundation and nurturing of this festival took vision, dedication and nurturing, and its existence is thanks to the vision of Noel Tracy whose brain-child it is. His work, and that of strong supporters like President Jim Browne and Tom Hyland as well as the many companies, educational institutes and researchers, has made this a festival of which to be very proud.

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