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ACT with Samaritans is a joint venture between ACT for Meningitis and Samaritans Galway who for one evening have joined forces together to host a Celebrity Soccer Match at Deacy Park on Friday November 29 7.30pm. As well as raising money for both charities the aim of the event is to raise the profile of both organizations and to encourage people to come forward and seek support.
Athlone Midland Samaritans are currently looking for volunteers and will hold information sessions in Athlone, Moate, and Ballinasloe in the coming weeks.
The Samaritans Outreach team based in Galway have successfully delivered talks on emotional health to more than 500 secondary and college students in just three months.
Co-founder of international radio station, Irish Country Music Radio, Pat ‘Garret’ Butler, will walk from Limerick to Galway in aid of the Samaritans next week.
In February 1992, Athlone Samaritans started their service to offer emotional support to anyone who was lonely, isolated, distressed, or despairing and to people who were having thoughts about ending their lives. In recognition of the work of Samaritans for the past 20 years, Athlone Town Council hosted a civic reception last week.
An estimated one in eight calls to the Samaritans last year related to the recession and very often concerned financial insecurity.
Christmas is a time for family, for friends, for spirituality and for reflection. But for many it is a challenging time when that very reflection leads many people to think about the year just gone, lost loved ones and financial pressures that the season invariably brings.
The Samaritan Christmas Concert will be held in the Franciscan Friary, Athlone on Thursday December 8 at 8pm.
The Samaritans Annual Christmas Concert will be held in the Friary Church Athlone on Thursday December 8 at 8pm.
A public exhibition highlighting Samaritans’ work in Ireland has opened in the Europe Direct Centre, Ballinasloe Library, Society Street, Ballinasloe.