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'People with autism can have a unique vision of the world'

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Last week, family website MyKidsTime announced that Galway Autism Partnership as the joint winner, with Cork’s Down Syndrome Centre, of its annual Charity of the Year Award. The recognition is a huge morale boost for GAP and provided the perfect backdrop for my interview with it's co-ordinator, Aisling Colreavy.

Celebrations in Castlebar as students of National Learning Network receive awards

More than 50 students of the National Learning Network in Castlebar have been recognised for their impressive endeavours and commitment to their studies throughout their time in NLN Castlebar.

Midlands Simon in danger of closing

 

Free information meeting on ageing well in Galway

COPE Galway Community Support and HSE Older People’s Services in Galway are hosting “Ageing Well in Galway”, a free information meeting, on Thursday November 23 in the Salthill Hotel, Promenade, Galway from 10am to 1.30pm.

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Meet Liam McCarthy at Galway Memorial Walk

Children with diabetes forced to travel to Limerick for treatment

Local children with Type 1 diabetes areas are forced to travel to Limerick for treatment because a paediatric diabetes consultant post has remained unfilled at University Hospital Galway for the past two years.

Hospital patient records will now be computerised

A new €2.5m electronic based patient record system is to be introduced at Galway University Hospitals (UHG and Merlin Park Hospitals).

Concerned Connemara residents call for return of second ambulance

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The return of a second ambulance to Clifden and the deployment of an ambulance from Leenane Garda Barracks, which is not in use, are two solutions being put forward to rectify the "terribly inadequate" ambulance service in North West Connemara.

Mayo healthy reading scheme launched at Castlebar library

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The Mayo Healthy Reading Scheme was recently launched at Castlebar Library. This joint initiative by the HSE and Mayo County Council Library Services aims to promote the availability of a wide variety of self help books on a range of common psychological, emotional, and parenting issues. A total of 88 books are available free to all library members at the various library branches throughout the county. Topics covered include bereavement, depression, relationship problems, parenting issues, and self esteem. Some of the books available include Children and Bullying, Overcoming Depression, Overcoming Childhood Trauma, The Mindful Way Through Depression, and Parent Power. All of the books have been recommended by health professionals.

Dine at the Dining Room for children with disabilities

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Local chef Kevin Stirzaker and his team at Dining Room on Bridge Street, Castlebar, are holding a charity event to benefit the Enable Ireland Safari Club for children with disabilities. Popular publican Mick Byrnes of Byrnes’ pub, will be guest chef for the night under the watchful eye of Kevin and his team. Up to 70 guests will be wined and dined with a specially selected menu over two dinner sittings on Tuesday, at 6.30pm and 9.00pm. Local food and beverage suppliers are also supporting the night.

 

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