Minister for Health, James Reilly has agreed to allow the Emergency Aeromedical Support (EAS) air ambulance based in Custume Barracks to continue for three months while the 12 month pilot scheme is reviewed.
Supported by the Air Corps, an assessment of the service’s first 12 months is due to be completed shortly, at which time the future of the service will be decided.
Having flagged the possibility of an upset here last week little did I think that St Loman’s would overturn Garrycastle in such convincing fashion. Their 10 point win over the men from the south of the county is undoubtedly the talking point after round 2 of the senior club championship. Write Garrycastle off at your peril though. When their injuries clear up I feel they will still have a big say in the outcome of this year’s championship. It does however show how vulnerable they are when a few of their more seasoned campaigners are absent which has to be a major worry from their point of view.
It is not often enough that audiences leave theatres with a smile on their face and a tear in their eye, but Mikel Murfi’s new show The Man in the Woman’s Shoes is repeatedly having the same effect on audiences throughout the country.
After all the votes were counted and reviewed Healthwise Pharmacies, including its unit in Ballinasloe, were announced as double winners at the prestigious annual Pharmacy Industry Awards in the Burlington Hotel last weekend.
June means a change of pace and a different set of priorities for us in the AA. Traffic is never as bad in the Summer months. Car breakdowns do still happen but they tend to be more scattered through the day and across the country, reflecting travel patterns as many families start to think of summer holidays.