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Medtronic’s Galway workers volunteered 2,200 hours last month

Medtronic workers, with two offices in Galway, have volunteered 2,220 hours to charities across Ireland.

Galway singer releases charity single for Alzheimer Society

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INDIE-FOLK singer-songwriter Eoin Dolan, best known as leader of blues/roots/folk-pop band The Followers Of Otis, has released a new Christmas single in aid of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

Alzheimer’s Society call to action for Mullingar

What do you know about Alzheimer’s disease? For many people, it is perceived as an ‘old person disease’. Those who know something about Alzheimer’s have generally been exposed to the disease at some personal level, either through a family member or relative living with it or the experience of a friend or colleague.

Four Mayo groups get funding boost

Four Mayo community groups have been awarded funding totalling €19,000 under IPB Insurance’s Youth and Community Fund.

New technology for Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland

It is great to see the introduction of cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) in the Alzheimer Society of Ireland. While this is an expansion on what families are already doing, we need to revolutionise our interventions to the highest possible levels.

Donate a Dress fundraiser this Saturday

A charity fundraiser ‘Donate a Dress’ is due to take place tomorrow November 16 at Breaffy House Hotel. The event is being run to raise much needed funds for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland branch within the county. It currently runs two separate dementia specific daycare services in Foxford and Castlebar. The centres provide care to those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in the towns of Castlebar and Foxford and the surrounding areas, reaching as far out as Killala and Westport. The daycare centres are opened on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (Castlebar) and Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (Foxford) from 10am to 3pm. Both are managed by a trained team made up of a highly qualified nurse and carers.

Donate a dress

A fashion event in aid of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland will take place on November 16 in Breaffy House Hotel. The idea is to get the general public to donate a dress which can be sold on the night.

Croagh Patrick Challenge

Argos and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland are charity partners for 2013/2014. As part of this partnership five Argos stores are taking part in a Croagh Patrick Challenge Climb on July 21 at 1pm.

NUI Galway Theatre Week

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THE FOURTH NUI Galway Theatre Week, a celebration of theatre, playwriting, and student creativity, returns from Monday February 18 to Friday 22.

Memory clinic in Ballina

A pilot memory clinic, based at Ballina Primary Care Centre, will commence on February 4. The clinic is the first new service to be rolled out by the Community Action on Dementia in Mayo project, which was launched in September 2012.

 

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