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Asylum support group gets funding

A voluntary group that helps 250 asylum seekers living in The Old Convent, Ballyhaunis, is to get EU funding of almost €90,000.

Super charge your skin

Are you aged 60 plus and keen to look your best for the festive season? If so, check out No 7’s Restore and Renew serum, especially for this age group and available at Boots.

Look ten years younger with new anti-ageing treatment at Therapie Clinic

Pioneering skin clinic Therapie Clinic has introduced a revolutionary new anti-ageing treatment called iPixel, which can turn back the hands of time and help clients look an incredible 10 years younger.

Pope’s resignation will change how we view work and ageing

Little did he know it when he made his surprise announcement on Monday morning, but the decision of Pope Benedict to retire may have a profound impact on how the world views work and ageing. It was a brave decision, given that he is in a post which has traditionally only been vacated in the event of a papal death, the ultimate job for life. It is a decision that can be viewed two ways by those of advanced years — it can be seen as a sense of empowerment at being able to control one’s working life at a late age, or it could be demoralising because it represents a stark reality that at some stage, people just have to stop working merely because their bodies no longer allow them to continue.

Face up to winter

Winter takes its toll on our skin and if you are still recovering from too many late night over Christmas then you may need a little help to look your best.

College study shows older people are feeling the pinch of recession, despite the myths

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A new report suggests that many older people are experiencing real hardship during Ireland’s recession, but that this remains largely hidden from public view. This suggests caution is necessary when interpreting official statistics, which show deprivation and poverty rates for pensioner households to be at an all-time low.

Adult Refugee Programme in Mayo to close

The Adult Refugee Programme, which runs nationwide, including Mayo, is to be closed after Christmas as part of a massive culling of social inclusion services. The programme, which is open to all those with refugee status was to assist as best possible in a process of integration into Irish society.

HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme launches new campaign

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The HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme launched a new sexual health promotion campaign to encourage consistent use of contraception among sexually active young adults. The new phase of the Think Contraception campaign will use TV sponsorships, on-the-street promotion, poster and digital advertising, and social media connections to promote its key message, that when it comes to risk of STIs or unplanned pregnancy—Johnny’s got you covered.

Mayo libraries support World Refugee Day

No one chooses to be a refugee. This World Refugee Day, borrow a refugee book from your local library and show you care!

Report reveals teenagers do not get a fair deal on health

Widespread inequalities mean that many young people in the WHO European Region and North America are not as healthy as they could be, according to a new report on the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study, published yesterday (Wednesday, 2 May) by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. The HBSC Ireland study is based in the Health Promotion Research Centre at NUI Galway.

 

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