Notable beneficial properties of iron in the human body

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and the carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs. In addition to transporting oxygen through the bloodstream Iron is also a component of myoglobin, a pigment which functions in the muscles in a similar fashion as haemoglobin in the blood therefore allowing muscle cells to retain oxygen.

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Group 8 launch LEONARDO 500 exhibition in Ballinasloe

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Ballinasloe based artist collective Group 8 hosted the opening of its annual exhibition, LEONARDO 500, in the Church Gallery, Ballinalsoe Library, on Tuesday evening.

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Join Croí for a Ballinasloe heart health event

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Local heart and stroke charity, Croí, will host a free public talk, ‘Listen to your heart - the key to healthy ageing’ in the Shearwater Hotel on Wednesday, October 23, at 7pm.

This event is part of the Croí Third Age Programme, which is a healthy ageing initiative aimed at improving health and longevity.

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Wineport Lodge attains an illustrious hospitality award

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Wineport Lodge recently added another accolade to an illustrious list of awards, winning Taste of the Waterways at the 2020 Georgina Campbell Irish Food and Hospitality Awards recently held in Dublin.

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Goats cheese bacon and egg salad with walnuts

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Bord Bia is encouraging everyone to ‘crack on’ and try some of its egg-centric new recipes featuring Bord Bia Quality Mark eggs. These egg inspired recipes are quick to prepare, tasty and nutritious.

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Cherrymore Kitchens and Bedrooms for all your furniture needs

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Buy with confidence at Cherrymore and don’t worry about Brexit related issues or delays and price increases.

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Enjoy truly magical Christmas experience at Elf Town Galway

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Santa and his merry band of elves are looking forward to returning to Galway and meeting all the wonderful boys and girls. This year’s Christmas experience returns even bigger and better across four floors with lots of new characters to guide you on your way before meeting the main man himself.

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Let your genes personalise your state of health

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

In recent years it has become clear that a person’s genetic makeup has a strong influence on body weight and how they respond to different foods and forms of exercise.

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Curcumin noted for its anti-inflammatory benefits

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric (curcuma longa). Curcumin gives turmeric it’s golden yellow colour. Science has shown curcumin to be a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, providing it with the ability to be extremely beneficial in many areas of health.

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Midlands ACEs Hub to host prominent screening in Athlone

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

The Midlands ACE’s Hub will screen the award winning documentary ‘Resilience’ in the Dean Crowe Theatre on Monday October, 7, at 10am.

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Array of activities are planned for Midlands Science Festival

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

As the forthcoming annual Midlands Science Festival grows closer, local development agency Midlands Science is preparing to provide an array of incredible events and science fun across the Midlands region.

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Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre elects new Chairperson

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

The Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre has elected Mr. Jackie Brien to fulfil the role of committee Chairperson.

Mr. Brien, who has been involved with the Centre since its inception, brings considerable managerial experience and knowledge to his recently appointed role.

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