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Croí celebrates “World Heart Day” with Heartfest

Thu, Sep 21, 2023

Annmarie Harnan, Henry Dartolozzi, Ronan Kelly, Michaela Forde, Ali Shabu, Jimmy Mathew and Sally Glynn the team providing the Croí free stethoscope check event in the Eyre Square Shopping Centre on Thursday. Photo: Mike Shaughnessy

Croí is to collaborate with University of Galway to bring Heartfest 2023 to the public with a choice of two events this September. The public are encouraged to visit either or both events which will run on Wednesday September 27 and Thursday September 28.

On Wednesday September 27, University of Galway will host a community heart health awareness event, as part of Croí’s Heartfest 2023 at the Upper Aula in the Quadrangle from 10am – 3pm

To highlight World Heart Day members of the public and University of Galway staff and students are invited to join the University’s Student and Staff Health and Wellbeing Team and the Croí Health Team to avail of heart health checks, talks on goal setting and physical activity for heart health, Nordic walking, and Tai Chi demonstrations and lots more.


Lyons says pedestrian crossing urgently needed for Cappagh Road

At the official sod turning of the new Adult Cystic Fibrosis Out-Patient Department at Merlin Park University Hospital, from left,  Darren McCormack, Project Manager, HSE West Capital and Estates Department; Chris Kane, Manager, Galway University Hospitals; David Coen, Cystic Fibrosis Patient; Mary Lane Heneghan, Cystic Fibrosis Galway; Philip Watt, CEO, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland and Ann Cosgrove, Chief Operations Officer, Saolta University Health Care Group.

Galway City West and Knocknacarra Councillor Donal Lyons has been receiving ongoing representations from concerned parents/residents requesting the installation of a pedestrian crossing on the Cappagh Road close to the excellent Galway City Council ...

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