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The head of a national meningitis support and awareness organisation is appealing to the public to be vigilant in the wake of an increase in meningococcal disease (the leading cause of meningitis in this country) recently.
The Galway Bay 10k is set to take place again this October, and for those who would like to give it a go, but need help preparing, Don Naughton Fitness has it covered.
Will you get a kick out of supporting local charities Rosabel’s Rooms & ACT for Meningitis?
Siobhán Carroll, founder and CEO of ACT for Meningitis has this week been appointed as Vice-President for the Europe/Africa region of CoMO; the global Confederation of Meningitis Organisations.
The living memory of a young Oranmore woman who died after contracting meningitis eight years ago will be enhanced this Sunday (June 18) when the fifth of five wishes pledged in her honour will be furthered by a Midsummer Walk in the Park (Rinville Park) to raise funds for Sadhbh’s Wish No. 5 which is supporting COPE Galway.
BY DECLAN VARLEY AND DAWN MCGOLDRICK
Don’t you just love it when a plan comes to fruition. When an objective has been reached. When a difference has been made. And in particular I love it when I see the many worthy causes here in the west set out a long term plan and then go on to reach that. I walk with pride through the Croi building in Newcastle knowing that we ran or walked or shook a bucket to help it. Each time we pass the Galway Hospice we all take some pride from having donated in some small but not insignificant way to its being and its continuation. Those who sleep out for Simon and COPE each year know that their discomfort will help reduce discomfort for those who really need their services.
ACT for Meningitis, the Irish national Meningitis Support and Awareness Charity, has launched a Free Life Saving App, which allows parents and individuals to check the signs and symptoms of Meningitis at the push of a button. The ACT for Meningitis Lifesaving App is available for download from both Google Play and Apple Store.
The living memory of a young Oranmore woman who died after contracting meningitis seven years ago will be enhanced this weekend when the fourth of five wishes pledged in her honour will be furthered by a fundraising walk at Rinville Park.
The head of a national meningitis charity says it is important that people realise that anyone of any age can get the condition.