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Galwayman brings surfing to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a country that defies your expectations. Perched on the coast of West Africa, it's a place on the very edge of global consciousness, where the romantic dream of Africa meets the hot, sweaty reality. On Freetown's streets a thousand dramas are played out daily. Along palm-fringed shores, white sand beaches stretch out as if plucked from a dreamer's imagination and in the interior, red, earthen roads pierce dense jungles, revealing their mysteries to the intrepid. Sierra Leone is a place of adventure.

Walkers invited to sample the thrills and beauty of Europe and Africa

Have you ever dreamed of walking the Camino or climbing Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain? Why not make 2014 the year that you do it?

Irish Cancer Society launches new 2014 trek destinations

The Irish Cancer Society in Mayo launched its 2014 trek destinations with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The treks which will raise money for cancer research include exciting destinations such as the Himalayas, the Grand Canyon, and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Fundraising house and techno night

THE SUMMIT Seekers are hosting ALTITUDE, a night of techno and house music from DJs Sasha Von Thulen and Eamonn Day Lavelle in The Cellar Bar on Saturday at 11pm.

ALTITUDE at the Cellar in aid of Concern

Fancy a night of techno and house for a great cause? Well, get along to ALTITUDE at the Cellar Bar this Saturday, June 9.

Mayo Artists Network

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday April 18 at 8pm in Ballina Arts Centre.

AKA fashion show to raise funds for Crumlin Hospital and Chernobyl Trust

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Transition students from Athenry Presentation College and a member of Catwalk Model Agency are finalising their looks for the AKA (Athenry Kilimanjaro Achievers) fashion show which takes place next week raising much-needed funds for Crumlin Children’s Hospital and the Chernobyl Trust.

Making the connection

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For 2011, HP employees chose the Alan Kerins Project as their Charity of the Year. In November, I had the unique opportunity to visit Zambia to see how the funds raised by HP employees were being applied. Alan himself led a travelling group of 10, all of whom had provided support to the charity.

Durban climate talks provide no real solution for agriculture

IFA president John Bryan has described the recent climate talks in Durban as an ‘opportunity missed’ to recognise the important carbon sinks associated with grassland and forestry, and to address the dual challenges of increasing global demand for food while reducing international greenhouse gas emissions.

Climb Kilimanjaro for Croi

West of Ireland heart and stroke charity Croí is seeking people to take part in its next expedition to the Roof of Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, in June 2012.


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