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The annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West returns to the waters of Galway Bay this summer and already is close to being sold out with eager swimmers keen to test their strengths against the waters of the bay for the 13km challenge.
Over the past two weeks, Cancer Care West, based in the Westside, Galway has been offering information, support and counselling to women and families affected by the cervical screening crisis.
Talk on pension reform for women in Claremorris
The NCBI Charity Shop in Athlone is currently seeking volunteers.
Athlete's food is a condition where the skin in between the toes and the side of the foot is inflamed and infected with fungus, it is usually red raw with weepy blisters. The medical name for athlete's food is tinea pedis, you could pick up this condition in locker rooms, gyms, swimming pools, and communal showers, especially when walking barefoot. It can also spread directly from person to person. In the defence forces this condition is also known as jungle rot.
To mark 30 years of supporting people living with HIV in Galway and the West of Ireland, AIDS West are to host an international conference focusing on ‘HIV & Ageing’ on World AIDS Day, Friday December 1 at The Ardilaun Hotel, Galway.
Next Wednesday, November 8, House of Plates in Castlebar will challenge local customers to Dine in the Dark as part of Ireland’s first national Dine in the Dark Week.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, rolled up his sleeves at the East Galway & Midlands Cancer Support Centre in Ballinasloe for the launch of the 'Heroes of Hope' men's health garden, sponsored by the Marie Keating Foundation.
The Croagh Patrick Pink Link Challenge will take place on Saturday, April 8. The main aim of this event is to form a human link from the bottom to the top of Croagh Patrick to raise awareness of cancer but also to symbolize solidarity for all the people and families affected by a cancer diagnosis. The chain will take approximately 3,000-4,000 people to be successful and anyone can take part and wear something pink to show support. The challenge is based on four different levels which makes it suitable for people of all fitness levels to take part.
The Mayo Healthy Reading Scheme was recently launched at Castlebar Library. This joint initiative by the HSE and Mayo County Council Library Services aims to promote the availability of a wide variety of self help books on a range of common psychological, emotional, and parenting issues. A total of 88 books are available free to all library members at the various library branches throughout the county. Topics covered include bereavement, depression, relationship problems, parenting issues, and self esteem. Some of the books available include Children and Bullying, Overcoming Depression, Overcoming Childhood Trauma, The Mindful Way Through Depression, and Parent Power. All of the books have been recommended by health professionals.