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COPE Galway has launched its 26th annual Christmas Day Swim and the local charity is calling on all Galwegians to once again don the togs and make a splash in order to raise much needed funds.
A “barking mad” one euro sale takes place at the MADRA charity shop in Westside this Friday and Saturday, 27th and 28th of November, from 11am to 5pm.
To mark World AIDS day, AIDS West will present a special candlelit memorial service on Tuesday 1 December at 7:00pm sharp in the wonderful surroundings of St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church in Galway. This will be the 15th anniversary of the annual event – admission is free to all.
Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a dynamic organisation with passionate staff who have been supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape since 1984.
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Galway East Cllr Anne Rabbitte says more than 150 farmers in the county are still waiting for their applications to be processed under the Rural Social Scheme. She’s calling on the Department of Social Protection to intervene and ensure that these backlogs are addressed as a matter of priority.
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Galway West John Connolly says he is shocked by the Government’s treatment of children with autism in Galway. Hundreds of children are facing long delays for assessment because of excessively high waiting lists.
Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed a new Government programme to increase support for children with disabilities in pre-school.
A delegation of GPs from rural communities throughout the country, including Noreen Lineen-Curtis based in Mayo, met with the Fine Gael Health Committee recently to give its views on the crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland. The delegation highlighted the pressing need for resources in rural general practice, the lack of which has plunged the service into a crisis not seen in Ireland since the mid-80s.
The Mayo GAA County Board in partnership with the Health Service Executive and Mindspace launched a positive mental health promotion partnership with the unveiling of a sign at MacHale Park. The aim of this initiative under the #littlethings campaign aims to encourage and facilitate people to develop and maintain positive mental health.
One of Ireland’s foremost and most prolific poets, Paul Durcan, returns to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar for one of his legendary readings on Thursday December 3 at 8pm.