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Galway groups urged to apply for CLÁR funding

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The €5 million CLÁR scheme for 2020 has been launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development, and Galway community groups, schools, clubs, and health organisations are being urged to apply for funding.

St Colman's Care Centre receives thoughtful poem from cocooner

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The Board and staff of St Colman’s Care Centre wish to thank the ‘poet’ who penned a poem to them and signed off as C.I.A. – cocooned in Achill!

Local authority invites COVID-19 emergency fund applications

The COVID-19 Emergency Fund is a grant programme to provide funding to groups that are directly involved in a community response to the pandemic. It is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and administered by the local authority.

Upsurge in e-use of libraries says Canney

The physical closure of libraries to the public has led to an upsurge in the use of e-books and audiobooks, that is according to Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney.

Ring launches initiative to phone older people and check on their wellbeing during COVID-19 crisis

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Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced a new befriending phone-call initiative to support participants of the Seniors Alert Scheme, which is being funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Town Mayor lauds volunteerism ethos as true essence of community spirit comes to the fore

With COVID-19 becoming a persistent public health crisis both within the county, nationally and globally, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, has urged the local community to continue to adhere to HSE and Government guidelines in such surreal and unprecedented times.

Mayo Volunteer Centre to coordinate volunteering efforts in the county

Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has launched the COVID-19 Government Action Plan to support the Community response to the ongoing crisis.

ALONE extends its opening hours for those seeking use of COVID-19 helpline number

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has received large volumes of calls to their COVID-19 support line for older people since it launched on Monday last and has extended its opening hours to include Saturdays and Sundays.

ALONE extends opening times of COVID-19 phone line for older people as it receives hundreds of calls

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ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has received hundreds of calls to their COVID-19 support line for older people since it launched on Monday last, 9 March, and has extended its opening hours to include Saturdays and Sundays.

Sensory funding of local libraries welcomed by Naughton

Government funding of almost €30,000 has been approved for facilities in local public libraries for the benefit of individuals with sensory impairments, special educational needs, other learning differences, and those on the autism spectrum.

 

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