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BY Michelle Brady

Yule not go lonely this Christmas with Samaritans

Samaritans in Athlone are reminding those in need this Christmas that its helpline will be open for them during their darkest hours as if they are struggling to cope during festivities.

Latin Mass to be celebrated in Claddagh on Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, at 2.30pm, a sung traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, the Claddagh, Galway. Since New Year’s Day 2012, the priests of the Institute of Christ the King have offered a weekly Sunday Mass in the Dominican Church at 2.30.

Twilight Tea time at Wineport Lodge this December

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It can be so easy to get caught up in the festive madness that before you know it the New Year is upon us. So, this year, make some time and memories for yourself and your loved one at Wineport Lodge.

Get into the water for COPE’s thirtieth Christmas Day swim

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COPE Galway is calling on veteran swimmers, regular dippers, first timers and all levels between - to brave the cold Galway Bay sea on Christmas morning to raise vital funds for its services for people affected by homelessness, women and children experiencing domestic abuse, and older people in Galway.

The Galway Carol Singers

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The Galway Carol Singers were formed in the late 1930s by members of the Junior Conference of the St Vincent de Paul Society. Benny Brennan from West House got the idea originally, and then a committee was formed from various conferences in town. It included Robert Pierce, Joe Lardner, Paddy Donoghue, Mattie Fahy, John Fahy, Pádraic Spelman, and Peter Griffin. The idea was for the singers to raise much needed funds for the society.

Countdown to Christmas at Stauntons Allcare Late Night Pharmacy!

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As the countdown to Christmas continues, the lucky people will have all of their Christmas shopping done and dusted. But for those still searching for that perfect gift for the special someone in their lives, why not pay a visit to Stauntons Allcare Late Night Pharmacy. A family-run business in the heart of Salthill (beside Morton's ), Stauntons Allcare Pharmacy has gifts from all sizes including personalised Christmas hampers made to the customer's own choice. Open 365 days a year (including Christmas Day) until 10 pm, customers can select from a vast range of products in-store from perfumes and makeup including leading brands such as Environ, Aveda, Dryrobes, Jane Iredarle, Dermalogica, Yonka, Chanel, Caudalie and Decleor. There are plenty of electrical gifts from which to choose including GHD, L’Oréal steampods, and Lanaiblo dryers.

Feast on festive lunches at The Ardilaun

The festive season is in full swing on Taylor's Hill with festive lunch or dinners available in The Ardilaun Hotel for the month of December. The award winning kitchen team have introduced a sumptuous Christmas two course and three course menus with tea/coffee and mince pies for €21 and €26.50 per person respectively.

Christmas Day dinner at Athlone Springs Hotel

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This festive season why not join Athlone Springs Hotel in their celebrations? They have plenty to choose from with their fantastic Christmas Breaks including, Great Gatsby themed Christmas Parties, Visit Santa Days, Christmas Day Dinner, New Year’s Eve Casino night and not forgetting Women’s Little Christmas.

Galway Simon, the early years

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The Simon Community takes its name from Simon of Cyrene who helped Jesus carry the cross. It was founded in London in 1963 by Anton Wallich-Clifford and a branch was set up in Dublin in 1969. Early in 1979, Frank O’Leary OFM spoke at a meeting in Galway entitled Poverty in Ireland about the work of Simon in providing shelter, friendship, and acceptance to homeless people. Two psychology students, Margaret Brehony and Kathy O’Grady, drew attention to the fact that there were rough sleepers in Galway too.

 

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