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‘I’ve come to terms with poetry being my job’

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The question “Where do you come from?” can be a funny one for poet Hollie McNish. As her name indicates her roots are firmly in Scotland, but her accent is clearly English, highlighting a geographical proximity to London.

Africa Day 2014 has arrived with events planned throughout the weekend

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Westport teacher wins volunteering award

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Westport teacher Laura Ní Mhaille has received an award for her contribution to fighting global poverty as a volunteer.

Galway woman among delegation to develop Ghanaian credit unions

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St Anthony’s and Claddagh Credit Union, in partnership with the Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation (The Foundation), which is the charitable arm of the Irish credit union movement, is to provide assistance to help develop the Ghanaian credit union movement.

People of Mayo asked to support Mission Sunday

The people of Mayo are being urged this week to get behind Mission Sunday, which takes place this coming weekend, October 20.

Athlone Credit Union shares its strength

Last week, Athlone Credit Union hosted a delegation of credit union leaders, representing Albania, Russia, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, and Sierra Leone.

The Reserve release charity single in aid of Western Care

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The Reserve is a seven-piece Castlebar based band with a focus on original material combined with some strong classics. Born out of the well-known band The Reserved Moments, to date they have released a single, “It’s Crazy/Tough on You” (2010) and an album Distracted (2012). Two members of the band, David Tuomey and Kelvin Frain, write the band’s material and have also been involved in some very successful fundraising projects that have helped fund the setting up of a school in Ghana and supported the Alzheimer Society in the west of Ireland.

Westmeath journalist receives grant to report on development issues

A Westmeath journalist has been awarded funding under a prestigious media fund, run by Irish Aid, the Government’s programme of assistance to developing countries.

Budget 2013 —the breakdown

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Ministers Noonan and Howlin were tasked with reducing the deficit in the country’s finances by €3.5bn in the Budget for 2013.  In their highly anticipated Budget speeches, they emphasised their aim to achieve this in a balanced and fair manner.  This has meant that they have cast the net widely and announced the following measures: 

Breaffy student prepares for Ghana charity mission

Katherine Hall from Breaffy, Castlebar, a 20-year-old second year law student in DCU, is participating with a group of 20 students from all over Ireland in the Global Brigades’ Water Brigade to Ghana on January 26 2013.

 

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