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Advice for men: best avoid parasitic worms

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One disease that men should avoid at all costs is filariasis. It can cause serious scrotal swelling.

Splendid summer lamb sensations

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Lamb is great anytime, but at this time of the year it is fantastic.

Get a head turning style with The Hair Boutique

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Olive Gavin owns and runs The Hair Boutique on Chapel Street in Castlebar.

Succulent summer lamb dishes

Lamb is great any time, but this time of the year it is lovely. The weather is usual for our summer, raining one minute, sunny the next and it is hard to eat a proper meal in the heat.

Deliberately set gorse fires blamed for Cloosh Valley catastrophe

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The fire in Cloosh Valley near Oughterard, which has destroyed more than 1,000 hectares of forestry is believed to have originated from deliberately set gorse fires, which subsequently spread into Coillte owned forestry.

Town and Village Renewal Scheme aims to rejuvenate rural Ireland

 

Contracts signed for Moate amenity park

Work on the Midlands Amenity Park outside Moate is to begin in the coming week, after contracts were signed for work on the conservation, education, and tourism facility.

Designation of wetland areas is compromising food production — Mulherin

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has called for clarification on the designation of wetlands area. Speaking in Dáil this week Deputy Mulherin drew attention to the impact that the current definition of wetlands has on farmers’ ability to produce food.

Rural living expensive for pensioners

Age Action has welcomed research by the Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice highlighting the higher costs of living in rural areas in comparison to urban areas.

Youth council welcomes call for ‘Mosquito’ alarm ban

A call by the Council of Europe to ban the ‘Mosquito’ electronic alarm device used as a deterrent to anti-social behaviour has been welcomed by The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI). According to Clodagh O’Brien of the youth council, the use of the Mosquito reflected badly on local authorities and private companies “who appear to think it is acceptable to negatively stereotype all young people because of the actions of a few”.

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