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‘Generation Pup’ is the first study to follow dogs of all breeds from puppy-hood as they grow up into adults.
The number of young persons under 26 years of age that are in receipt of jobseeker’s allowance, jobseeker’s benefit or signing for credits for one year or more in county Westmeath is 299, according to new figures from Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
Galway based social enterprise project, Meals4Health, is one of the eight national winners, chosen from more than 100 applications, of the €1.6 million Social Enterprise Development Fund.
THE SIXTH Féile na bhFlaitheartach, the annual celebration of the work of two of Ireland's finest writers - Liam and Tom O'Flaherty - takes place on Inis Mór, The Aran Islands, on Saturday August 25 and Sunday 26.
IN 1983, the legendary British goth-rock band, The Sisters Of Mercy, released The Reptile House EP. It featured a song called Lights, which contained the line, "The night draws near and the daylight fades. Ignore the voices, discard the day. For the brand new darkness, for the bright new way."
Golden Island Shopping Centre was a hive of activity on Friday morning last as the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) rolled out their 'Back in 5' campaign. Aimed at bringing awareness to those who pay scant regard to wheelchair parking bays on a daily basis, the event was attended by Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran TD, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr. John Dolan, Athlone access awareness and NCBI personnel, along with staff and service Users from IWA and IWA Sunshine Club.
Helping to prepare learners for a career in healthcare has been hugely rewarding for FRS. Graduates of the company’s QQI Level 5 major award in healthcare have gone on to work in hospitals, in residential care, childcare, and in communities around the country.
My name is Leanne Coyle, I'm 22 years old. I'm a photographer and before Christmas, decided I wanted to start a project that would be of meaning. I've spent so long taking pictures that carried little or no meaning, I decided it was time to change that.
A significant number of mothers are unable to accurately identify the overweight/obesity status of their children, according to a recent study by an NUI Galway researcher.