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How to avoid hiking injuries

Ireland has such an interesting, varied, and beautiful landscape so it is no surprise that one of the most popular hobbies here is hiking outdoors. Whether you are hiking for pleasure, or training for an upcoming event, hiking outdoors comes with a set of risks which can lead to discomfort or injury if you are not properly prepared with the right gear and knowledge. Here are a few examples of common hiking ailments and what you need to know to be prepared for them.

Councillors show support for St Patrick’s Day parade

 

Mayo schools celebrate striding this Walk to School Week

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Mayo schools will take part in Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week 2017, the ninth annual celebration of walking to school, which takes place from Monday, May 15 to  Friday, May 19 in schools across the country. Schools hope to encourage students, families and teachers to enjoy walking to school and to focus on continuing to journey to school on foot into the summer months – and all year round.

Mayo schools celebrate striding this Walk to School Week

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Mayo schools will take part in Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week 2017, the ninth annual celebration of walking to school, which takes place from Monday, May 15 to Friday, May 19 in schools across the country. Schools hope to encourage students, families and teachers to enjoy walking to school and to focus on continuing to journey to school on foot into the summer months – and all year round.

Community Diary - March 16

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From fundraisers to fun days, we've got you covered in Community Diary each week, if you'd like to have an event included, please email: [email protected] by 5pm on the Monday, before publication.

10 Years walking for Ability West

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The annual 5 mile Menlo walk in aid of Ability West is celebrating ten years and the community walk is looking to raise a bumper €10,000 to mark the occasion. The walk will take place on Sunday 12th February. The walk will start at 12 noon from Scoil Bhride Menlo, Galway City.

Lower Salthill to get pedestrian crossing

Safety and improvement works for roads in Lower Salthill began this week, and have been welcomed by Labour city councillor Niall McNelis, who said it should help "promote a more pedestrian friendly city".

Walk Galway’s streets as a zombie

Zombie Walk takes place this Saturday and is sure to have people looking on in amazement at the bizarre, yet thrilling, sight of hundreds of zombies making their way along Shop Street.

Get walking for a good cause

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As part of the partnership between Western Care Association and the Kavanagh Group marking the associations 50 year anniversary, the Kavanagh Group is delighted to announce a Fun Run-Walk-Jog event. A series of fun walks are to take place across the county on Sunday, June 5 and Monday, June 6 next. Each walk will consist of a 5k and 10k route options, and refreshments will be available afterwards in each store. These walks will bring people of all ages and from all walks of life together to support the wonderful work that Western Care do in each of our towns every day.

 

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