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Westmeath spends €16,730 on gifts to support families overseas

People from Westmeath spent €16,730 on gifts for the world’s poorest people last Christmas, that is according to overseas development agency, Trócaire. The charity thanked the people of Co Westmeath for remembering families in need overseas when planning their Christmas shopping, as it launched its 2012 Christmas gift range.

Eighty per cent of sexual violence survivors knew their attackers

Survivors of sexual violence and abuse knew the perpetrators of the crimes in nearly 80 per cent of cases, according to a new study, just published.

Galway African Film Festival

AWARD-WINNING movies from Morocco, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, South Africa, and Rwanda will be shown in the Nuns Island Arts Theatre for the fifth Galway African Film Festival.

Galway Film Fleadh programme unveiled

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DETAILS OF the line-up for the 23rd Galway Film Fleadh, which runs from July 5 to 10, were revealed at the festival’s press launch in the Radisson Hotel on Tuesday evening.

A feast of film at the Galway Film Fleadh

THE GALWAY Film Fleadh returns from Tuesday July 5 to Sunday 10 and film fans are in store for a feast of new Irish cinema, feature documentaries, short films, Oscar winners, and movies from Korea, Argentina, India, Germany, and Japan.

City doctor on mercy mission to Chad

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A doctor from Rahoon Road in the city is heading to Chad in central Africa to set up an HIV/Aids project.

A thank you to the people of Westmeath

Barna nurse on mercy mission in Congo

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A 27-year-old Barna nurse is to work with Nobel Peace prize-winning organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Oxfam opens first midland charity shop in Mullingar

Oxfam Ireland is extremely proud to welcome shoppers to its new Mullingar shop on 3 Oliver Plunkett Street, which is the first Oxfam Ireland shop to open anywhere in the Midlands region. Oxfam’s official opening will commence at 11am next Thursday June 3 when the opening ceremony will be performed by a local celebrity!

Mullingar man prepares for charity work in Haiti

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Former Mullingar town council candidate, Brian Fagan, is preparing to travel to Haiti on behalf of GOAL.

 

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