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Loughrea company, Neylons Facility Management, is putting itself and its staff on the map with its unique “Academy for Growth”.
None of them were even born when the accident took place in Chernobyl 32 years ago this April.
DREAMING HER Dreams: A Night in Memory of Dolores O’Riordan, which takes place this weekend, will see some of Galway's finest singers and musicians perform songs by the late Limerick songwriter.
On Tuesday next, December 19, Santa will provide a special through the night sleigh-ride escort to Dublin Airport for a group of children from the Chernobyl affected regions of Belarus with special needs who will begin a two-week long Christmas rest and recuperation stay in counties across Ireland.
Chernobyl Children International Castlebar Branch is hosting a fashion show in the TF Royal Castlebar on Wednesday, October 4. They will be joined on the night by Adi Roche, voluntary CEO, Chernobyl Children International, who will highlight the work the organisation has been doing in Vesnova Children’s Mental Asylum as well as other programmes in the Chernobyl regions of Belarus, Ukraine, and Western Russia. She will be joined by special guests Sandra Ganley (Mayo Rose) and Niamh Elwood (Galway Rose).
The 2016 Galway Rose, Rosie Burke, has just returned from an emotional volunteering trip to Belarus with Adi Roche and Chernobyl Children International. The 23-year-old vet from Ballinderreen, South Galway, was accompanied by 17 of her fellow Roses, including the 2016 Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowny.
For the dedication she has demonstrated in service to her community, Lisa Gallagher, from Belmullet has been recognised as one of 20 finalists in the 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards, the only all-Ireland youth initiative of its kind which rewards post-primary students for outstanding acts of volunteerism and the positive contribution they make in their local communities and further afield.
Candle of Grace is a newly formed not-for-profit organisation set up in Castlebar. Its main function is to host a few Chernobyl children from Belarus for much needed rehabilitation holidays. The idea of such an organisation came about from a family who themselves originate from the Chernobyl area in Belarus and know about their problems first hand. Having moved to Ireland a few years ago they were amazed at the generosity and kind-heartedness of the Irish people who know about Chernobyl and have been helping its victims for 30 years now.
A fundraising night will take place at a special pop-up restaurant in the city tomorrow (Friday). Cuisine By The Corrib will take place at The Corrib House Tearooms and all proceeds are in aid of Chernobyl Children International.