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Nominations open for annual Netwatch ‘Family Carer of the Year’ awards

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Family Carers Ireland has launched a nationwide call for nominations for its Netwatch ‘Family Carer of the Year Awards’.

A time when the Irish were not welcome

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Between the years 1845 and 1855 more than 2.1 million people emigrated from Ireland. They streamed into Liverpool, Manchester, Boston and New York. Many were diseased, hungry, dirty, broken spirited, with barely any personal belongings. Some embarked actually naked.

It takes two — Galway couple lose six stone eating more food then ever before through lockdown

A couple from Galway city have turned their lives around, losing six stone between them and eating more heartily than ever before.

Clay pipes and dúidíns

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In the days before cigarettes were invented, clay pipes were very popular and could be found in most houses in the country. They were mainly used by working class people, easy to purchase, mass produced, cheap and light, and smoked by men and women. The short stemmed version was known as a dúidín or dudeen in Ireland, as a cutty in Scotland, and a ‘nose warmer’ in England. The longer version was known as the Beannacht Dé pipes or ‘The Lord ha’ mercy’ pipe, as that was how people invariably responded when you gave them one, “Beannacht Dé leat”.

Young Galway musicians to perform in Livefeed concert film

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TOMORROW, FRIDAY April 30, will see some of Galway’s finest and most exciting young songwriters, singers, and musicians perform in an online concert.

Country music stars ‘Reach Out’ to support ISPCC Childline

ISPCC Childline has received the full support of Irish country music stars, including Daniel O’Donnell, Nathan Carter, and many more, with the launch of the ‘Reach Out’ single in aid of the 24 hour active listening service for children.

A time for our collective hibernation

It has been another hard week, it is fair to say. There are none who are immune from the worry of this pandemic and its consequences. There are probably none who fully understand the changing rules and regulations with their ever changing status.

Tributes paid to Galway teenager who lost his life in accident

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Tributes have been paid this week to James Harrison, the teenager who lost his life in an accident in Co Kerry last weekend.

Galway social enterprise wins prestigious national award

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Meals4Health, a Galway-based social enterprise that provides fresh ready meals to suit the dietary needs of older people and those needing specialised nutritional support, has been announced as winner of the Social Enterprise of the Year at the Charity Impact Awards.

Local South Westmeath Hospice coffee morning realises significant funds

Sisters, Arlene and Melissa McNeill, raised an astounding €6,000 during a recent coffee morning held in aid of the South Westmeath Hospice at their family pub, McNeills, on Connaught Street.

 

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