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A film-maker's family problems

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ITALIAN FILM Mi Madre, about a director struggling to make a new film while her family enters crises, will be screened by the Galway Film Society in the Town Hall Theatre this Sunday at 8pm.

Abortion Pill Bus to arrive in Galway

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The Abortion Pill Bus, which will carry abortion pills, currently not legally available in Ireland, will be in Galway city tomorrow [Friday October 23]  to raise issues of reproductive rights and the repeal of the controversial 8th Ammendment of the constitution.

Funding of €7m allocated to Westmeath community groups and childcare providers in 2014

A total of 49 community organisations and childcare providers across Westmeath shared in €6.9 million in grants administered by Pobal on behalf of Government, the EU and other bodies in 2014, according to a new report.

Use your 1c and 2c coins to help a good cause

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The Central Bank is beginning the process of rounding out 1c and 2c coins next Wednesday October 28, so if you wish to get rid of your coins and help a worthy cause, donate to Change for Charity.

Pensions Advice with

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Mandatory Pensions on the Horizon?

Nestors Supervalu group mental health awareness charity event raises €5000 for Jigsaw

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Nestors Supervalu Oranmore held a charity event on Friday October 9 in aid of Jigsaw which saw cycling enthusiast Liam Coady, store manager Nestors Supervalu Oranmore, undertake a challenge to cycle 200km on his training bike in store, to raise funds for this worthy local charity.

Zombie walk for Áirc

Áirc is a charity that supports children with disabilities in Mayo, and on Halloween night, Saturday October 31, will be holding its second annual Zombie Walk in the town.

Silent Moves - a modern silent comedy film

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SILENT MOVES, a film inspired by the silent comedies of Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and Harold Lloyd, and starring actors with intellectual disabilities, will be shown in the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday October 20 at 8pm.

No funding to staff it — councillors ask for review of ‘unrealistic’ new housing scheme

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The Galway City Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on the Government to rethink the new Housing Assistance Payment scheme, amid fears the scheme will cause chaos for the local authority due to a lack of funding to staff it.

Galway senator welcomes Budget childcare measures

Galway Fine Gael senator Hildegarde Naughton has labelled Tuesday’s Budget as ‘progressive’ and has welcomed its focus on childcare provision.


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