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Last week I lost my Dad to Covid. In talking since with my friend, Declan Varley, editor of this paper, he asked would I put some words down to relay to you readers what it is like to lose someone during these surreal times. If this piece, that I write amidst oceans of grief, helps one person to adhere to Covid restrictions more fully, and therefore potentially saves a life, that would be an enduring legacy to Dad.
A demand has been made for the Galway City Council to initiate a Compulsory Purchase Order on the controversial and derelict Corrib Great Southern site.
“When there is no light, shine forth. When there is apathy, show caring for another. When there is a famine, be bread to the hungry soul. When there is a drought, be a well spring of hope.” - A Prayer for Help.
Up to two thirds of family households affected by homelessness are headed by women, the launch of the Galway Simon Community annual report was told this week.
A number of Mayo county councillors have welcomed the engagement between the elected members and council officials on the drawing up of the new draft development plan for the county.
A Covid-19 cluster in one part of Galway could see a lockdown imposed across all the county, under the Government's new measures - a move that would be "extremely unfair" on the public, and detrimental to businesses.
Community activists are calling on Galway City Council to honour pre-Covid budgetary commitments to substantially increase labour and financial resources in the city’s parks, as well as to immediately implement the lessons learnt from the lockdown that safe well-maintained biodiversity-rich urban green and blue spaces are vital to people’s health and that of the planet.
The chief executive officer of the HSE has been requested by the Health Minister, Simon Harris, to put together a report on a number of issues surrounding the management of Covid-19 and non Covid-19 patients in Mayo University Hospital.
As public health measures to deal with COVID-19 gradually ease, safefood is reminding people of the steps they can take to protect themselves when food shopping and storing food at home.
Westmeath County Council is offering a range of activities and resources as part of the ‘In this Together Campaign, recently launched by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.