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Kilmartin N6 and The Grove - helping to fight homelessness

Over the course of last year Kilmartin N6 Service Station and The Grove Service Station, Baylough have been making a real difference to people experiencing homelessness locally by helping to raise over €5,000 for Midlands Simon Community.

Mayo’s Fairtrade efforts help secure €15 million for Africa

The efforts by Mayo’s Fairtrade towns have helped secure Government funding of €15 million to support farmers in East Africa, according to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin TD.

Learn to future proof your business

A new seminar is taking place in Kilkenny this month on how to future proof your business.

Recession will see rise in number of Galway homeless

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The head of the Galway Simon Community has warned that unless there is State investment in vital services and responses the number of people sleeping rough will rise dramatically in the coming months.

Gort students to raise AIDS awareness

The transition year students of Gort Community School will hold a public dramatisation today, World AIDS Day, to help promote awareness of HIV in children and to inform people of the eight international Millennium Development Goals.

Friends First to commission research into the Western region

Friends First has announced that its chief economist, Jim Power, will publish a research report on the economic and infrastructural challenges faced by the mid western region, in June. The report will identify what the greatest threats are to economic growth in the west of Ireland and it will also examine what policy decisions need to be made to ensure more balanced regional development.

Dormant Accounts funding boost for Midlands Simon

The Midlands Simon Community is delighted to announce it has been successful in its application to the Dormant Accounts Fund and has been awarded €91,200 toward a new, innovative project to support people to move out of homelessness.

Join the ‘challenge of all challenges’ for African AIDS victims

Climbing the highest peaks in Ireland in just 100 hours is the latest challenge launched by Irish charity Aids Partnership with Africa.

Athenry Environmental Network allotment open day

The Athenry Environmental Network is holding an open day on its allotment scheme on Saturday October 3 from 2pm to 3pm.

Help the people who know those who need help

In Dickens’ time, poverty was easy to identify. People in that category would, according to the writer, sidle up to you in the street and say ‘spare a tannah for a cuppa tea, guv. Bless ya.” These days it is not so easy to identify want in people.


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