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A Mullingar man is to represent Ireland in the World Transplant Games in Durban, South Africa, which take place next week betweeen July 28 and August 4.
About 1,600 miles as the crow flies. A young Galwegian found himself there in the stinking heat of July 1943. He would swap the Dyke Road for the Sunken Road, or the Sandy River for the Simeto River. For sure he would rather have been somewhere else, kicking ball in the Plots, up the Dyke Road, or swimming down at the Waterside, maybe even venturing to Cooper’s Cave... turning up in St Brendan’s with no homework done was a walk in the park compared to this.
IFA president John Bryan has described the recent climate talks in Durban as an ‘opportunity missed’ to recognise the important carbon sinks associated with grassland and forestry, and to address the dual challenges of increasing global demand for food while reducing international greenhouse gas emissions.
As the harsh reality of this week’s Budget begins to sink in, the Kilkenny Advertiser has been talking to local public representatives and business owners about what it will mean for people locally.
MEP for Ireland East Nessa Childers criticised Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan’s recent policy shift on climate change, whereby the Government will now concentrate on ‘other initiatives’ before considering legislation.
IF YOU have an old musical instrument that is never used and just taking up space, why not donate it to the Instruments for Africa appeal where it will be transported to Zambia and into appreciative hands.