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Midlands meeting of Irish Stammering Association

The Irish Stammering Association's recently-formed Midlands’ self help group met again earlier this month.

Disabled man to climb Croagh Patrick in aid of Haiti charity

Michael Corbett has not walked since a car accident left him a quadriplegic in 1975. However, this did not stop the man from Newport from wishing to climb one of his county’s highest peaks — Croagh Patrick.

Kinnegad man to feature in new book about literacy

‘School Days’, ‘A long way from home’, and ‘Celtic Education’ are just some of the stories that feature in a new book launched by the National Adult Literacy Agency. Called ‘Written Off?’, and based on the TV series of the same name, the book captures the personal stories of 14 Irish people who recently came together to learn to read and write. The book is an inspiring collection of some of their childhood memories, thoughts and poems, and also contains contributions from three of Ireland’s most prominent authors: Patricia Scanlon, Mary Stanley, and Dermot Bolger. Going back to education as an adult isn’t easy but this book proves that the benefits are great and that everybody has the right to read and be read.

SMA launches parenting panel

SMA Nutrition has launched SMA Every Step Panel of Experts — an independent advisory panel designed to offer much-needed support and mentorship to Irish parents across a broad range of issues at every step of the parenting journey.

Cuts to rural transport will lead to isolation and loneliness – McFadden

Senator Nicky McFadden fears that people living alone will become increasingly isolated if rural transport services fall victim to cuts. The Fine Gael Senator for Longford/Westmeath said the rural bus service provides a real benefit to people at a relatively minor cost and should not be the focus of cutbacks.

Rain stops play around the county

Balla Golf Club

New writing courses

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A SERIES of new writing courses will take place this autumn facilitated by poet and short stroy writer Susan Millar DuMars and poet Kevin Higgins.

Billy wins Balla Captain’s Prize

Balla

Karnival @ Karma

KARNIVAL, ALSO known as a festival, celebration, or Mardi Gras, is coming to Karma Club Galway, on Saturday September 18.

Creative Writing classes at Westside Library

THE ACCLAIMED poet Kevin Higgins will teach creative writing classes in the Westside Library in September and October.

 

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