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MIA secures funding

Mayo Intercultural Action has announced that it has been successful in its application for funding under the European Refugee Fund.

NUIG professor to reveal groundbreaking research on ageing

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A leading local university professor, who has conducted groundbreaking research on ageing, will share his findings with the public at a seminar to be held in the city later this month.

Galway has lowest percentage of births outside marriage

Galway county has the lowest national percentage of births outside marriage, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office.

Senior moments are all part of growing old

The continuing imposition of ‘austerity measures’ yet again this week, with even more taxes to empty our coffers through new levies and cutbacks, is enough to make a body feel old. Imagine, though, if we all really were old right now in this modern youth-obsessed society of ours — what would it be like having to worry about not only funding our remaining years through a dwindling pension, but also the looming handicap of health issues?

Give back voting rights to Irish emigrants

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Over 350 more births in Mullingar Hospital in 2008

Increased birth rates are putting pressure on maternity services at Mullingar Hospital, according to new statistics released by the HSE.

World Refugee Day

Galway Refugee Support Group is holding celebrations to mark World Refugee Day tomorrow from 2.30 to 5pm in the Aras na nGael on Dominick St.

Become a nurse and find a husband at Knock

Galway men and women are among the top groups who found love at Knock Marriage Introductions Bureau.

Galway Refugee Support Group launches website

The Galway Refugee Support Group will hold a coffee morning on Thursday October 1 between 10.30am and 12 noon to mark the launch of its new website

Talk contraception

The third World Contraception Day takes place on Saturday September 26 specifically targeting 18 to 25-year-olds. The theme of this year’s campaign is Your Life, Your Voice: Talk Contraception. Its objective is to encourage teenagers in particular to talk to people they trust, so they have all the information they need to prevent an unplanned pregnancy or sexually transmitted infection.


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