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Restoration of compassionate nursing home visits a welcome development

Local Fianna Fáil Minister of State, Deputy Robert Troy, has welcomed confirmation form the Department of Health that nursing home residents are now permitted to have two visits a week on compassionate grounds as care facilities benefit from the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

Headford community project draws inspiration from town’s lace-making heritage

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An innovative project in county Galway has been awarded funding to create a beautiful new bench that draws on a local town’s rich lace-making heritage. The Headford Lace Project is one of nine community and craft ventures across the county that have being chosen as part a Sláintecare-funded collaboration between the Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) and Healthy Ireland.

Five hundred people aged under 18 waiting for ophthalmology treatment in Mayo - Lawless

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Aontú has obtained statistics from the Department of Health which it said show that there are 500 children and teenagers waiting for ophthalmology treatments or assessments in the Mayo area.

New Primary Care Centre for Bangor Erris at an advanced stage of planning- Ring

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Michael Ring TD has stated he has been informed by the HSE that the Primary Care Centre for Bangor Erris is now at an advanced stage of planning.

Cross-border health scheme remains a continued option post Brexit

Minister for Trade Promotion and Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath, Robert Troy, has welcomed news that a cross-border health initiative will continue in this post-Brexit era.

Questions remain over medicinal cannabis access programme, say PBP Galway

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The Government's decision to begin a medicinal cannabis access programme later this year is "very welcome news", but "important questions" still need to be answered.

Covid vaccination begins at Merlin Park Community Nursing Units

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The Covid-19 vaccination programme is being extended to Merlin Park Community Nursing Units today, with other Galway nursing homes and care facilities to come on stream next week.

COPE and Galway Traveller Movement to benefit from new Healthy Ireland fund

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COPE Galway, the Galway Traveller Movement, and the Galway Community Circus are among the local groups and organisations receiving funding under the Healthy Ireland Community Mental Health Fund.

Mayo captain and manager appeal to fans to follow health guidelines as cases rise in Mayo

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As  this weekend's All Ireland final and the busy Christmas period takes place, a worrying upward trend in new Covid-19 cases in the county has been flagged with 22 new cases confirmed in Mayo on Wednesday evening by the Department of Health.

Media campaign a must to promote children flu vaccine uptake

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Senator Aisling Dolan has called on the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, to launch, with immediate effect, a media campaign to increase up-take of the flu vaccine among children in the next few weeks.


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