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Volunteers and staff representing community and voluntary groups from across Athlone gathered at the Medtronic facility last week for the Better Together Roadshow, a new initiative that aims to build support for local charities across Ireland.
Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch, has launched a ‘High Tea and Talk’ campaign which aims to get everyone talking about mental health throughout the month of September.
A group has been set up in Moate to help collect items to help the refugee crisis currently unfolding in Europe, called Moate Humanitarian Refugee Appeal.
Ireland should be prepared to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees, with each parish in the State being willing to accommodate five families each, according to Independent Galway West Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames.
Iorras Le Chéile Community Development Project on Main Street, Belmullet, is set to close after 13 years in operation in the Erris area. Four employees and two Rural Social Scheme workers have been served 30 days' notice. The project is managed by a local voluntary management committee with core funding from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.
The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has welcomed the grand of €50,000 to Castlebar Social services. The money is part of the National Lottery funding from the Department of Health.
The latest emigration figures from the Central Statistics Office reveal a jump in the numbers of highly qualified graduates choosing to emigrate this year. The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has raised concerns about the increase in young Irish people with third level degrees who are opting to leave Ireland.
A celebration of dog ownership will be held at Brigit's Garden in Rosscahill, Co Galway, on Sunday September 13 from 1pm to 4pm.
COPE Galway has identified access to housing as the single biggest issue experienced by clients of its services.