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Not all of the 12 Blue Flag beaches in the county are patrolled by a lifeguard which has caused concern among locals according to councillor Michael McNamara.
The Irish Ambulance Training Institute, located in Ballybrit, Galway, is accommodating a range of new courses over the coming months for those with a keen interest in pursing a profession in the medical sector. This award winning institute boasts an impressive history of reputable courses which educated students in the fields of first aid and emergency care. There is also an extensive range of FETAC courses available for those intent on seeking employment as a healthcare assistant.
The Irish Ambulance Training Institute, the award winning national training institute headquartered in Ballybrit, Galway, is offering a wide range of courses over the coming months to those who wish to pursue a career in the healthcare sector.
The last few weeks have been among the busiest in the history of Mayo Mountain Rescue Team. Team leader Mary Walsh noted that since Reek Sunday, at the end of July, to September 7, the team have responded to 14 call outs. “It is unprecedented in the history of the team that we have had such a concentration of call-outs in the last number of weeks,” she said. Similar sentiments were expressed by deputy team leader Declan Conway, who remarked that in all his years on the team, he had never seen such a demand for its services.
The Irish Ambulance Training Institute, an award winning national training institute headquartered in Ballybrit, Galway, is offering a wide range of courses over the coming months to those who wish to pursue a career in the healthcare sector. The institute has a long history of delivering courses in the first aid and emergency care fields and also offers an expansive range of FETAC accredited courses for those working as or seeking employment as healthcare assistants. The institute is offering the most comprehensive range of healthcare training courses available nationwide.
Mayo County Council is to engage with An Taisce and other agencies over the life guarding requirement for beaches to retain a blue flag. The issue of having lifeguard cover on all blue flag beaches during the bathing season has caused a problem in the county. A number of blue flag beaches in the county that did not get much use by the public during the bathing season still have to have lifeguard cover during this season to maintain blue flag status.
Insect bites and wasp stings are the number one reason for spoiling summer fun. According to a survey carried out by iReach for the antihistamine cream, Anthisan, 59 per cent of people have had a summer activity spoiled by an insect bite or wasp sting.
Members of Castlebar Town Council have called on Mayo County Council to take control of the beaches in Mayo with regard to the provision of lifeguard services, toilet facilities and the drinking of alcohol by members of the public.
A campaign to encourage people to store their next of kin’s contact details in their mobile phone has been launched by the Western Region Drugs Task Force in association with An Garda Síochána, the fire service, and the ambulance services.
Castlebar Order of Malta is running a basic first aid course on Saturday mornings, November 5, 12, 19, and 26.