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Irish Wheelchair Association of Athlone launch ‘Back in 5’ campaign

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.

NUI Galway develops online mindfulness training for people living with MS

A new online treatment programme called MindfulnessforMS, developed by expert psychologists at NUI Galway has just been launched and aims to help people who are living with primary or secondary progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

Survey launched to document the experiences of LGBT+ migrants in Ireland

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A new survey has been launched and is seeking to examine the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) migrants in Ireland. Led by Dr Chris Noone from NUI Galway, this is the first national consultation of LGBT+ migrants in Ireland and aims to better understand and support this community.

Moore races to a new national record

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Emma Moore of Galway City Harriers produced a superb record-breaking run to win the national U15 800m at the National Juvenile Track and Field finals in Tullamore on Sunday.

Volunteer information and recruitment night for Galway LGBT+ charities

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LGBT Ireland, the national organisation behind the LGBT helpline, and Amach! LGBT Galway, the group behind the Teach Solais resource Centre on Merchants Road, will hold a joint volunteer information and recruitment night.

Home Share Galway offers family-based respite

Individuals and families in parishes all over County Galway are bridging gaps and supporting a contemporary model of care and support in the community through Home Sharing.

Could you live without plastic for a week?

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High profile Galwegians are tackling the challenge of living ‘plastic free’ for the week commencing February 5 as part of Plastic Free Week in Galway City. Participants include Mayor of Galway City Pearce Flannery; Jake Heenan, Flanker for Connacht Rugby; JP McMahon, of Michelin-star restaurant Aniar; Hannah Kiely, Chief Executive of Galway2020; Dr Peter Heffernan, Chief Executive of the Marine Institute; and a number of well-known faces from the cast of Ros na Rún, among others.

Get the Galway Safe App on your phone and enjoy Galway safely

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In a city where vibrancy and energy are at the centre of your average night out, a need has arisen to make the experience a safer one; one that takes cognisance of the many aspects of socialising and the psychological consequences of this.

Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit look back on first year of operation

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It has been a very busy time since the inception of the Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit in March 2016. Having held its AGM a fortnight ago in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel, a new committee was formed for the year ahead.

NUI Galway to develop novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine

The European Commission has awarded a €6 million project grant to a consortium led by Professor Martin Leahy of the Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging (TOMI) group at NUI Galway to develop a novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine. This new project, ‘STARSTEM’ will allow researchers and eventually, hospital doctors, to detect and measure the healing effects of novel stem cell therapies, even where they occur under the skin.

 

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