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I was on a whirlwind tour of various places in the west of Ireland recently, attending Gorta Self Help Africa events, especially the Gorta Self Help Africa Ball where close on €30,000 was raised for the charity’s work in 10 countries in Africa. We are so thankful for this support, and indeed from all the parishes in Galway and the west of Ireland that have organised fundraising events during the year.
Gorta Self Help Africa are asking people and children to consider joining schools/companies/businesses across the country in the for its Annual ‘Christmas Jumper Day for Africa to take place across the country on Friday December 15.
Ronan Scully, winner of Operation Transformation in 2011 and well known for his fundraising work with Gorta Self Help Africa, is undertaking a Camino de Santiago walk this summer to raise much needed funds to address hunger in communities across Africa supported by the charity. Mr Scully is looking for volunteers to join him on the walk.
Galway solicitors came together to raise €2,500 for Gorta Self Help Africa at a CPD event in the city courthouse on Friday January 29. Gorta-Self Help Africa is a leading international development charity with an expertise in small-scale farming and growing family-farm businesses.
I am just back from my recent travels from Galway to Uganda. It takes two days to travel from Galway to travel to the poor homes of Kayunga and Ndeeba in Uganda but, in a very real sense, the journey is one of thousand upon thousands of miles. After two days of travel, your eyes are heavy and your legs are stiff but, in Kayunga, your mind is racing. Your first thought is to wonder how people could live in such poverty; your second is to wonder how you can help them out of it.
SEO LINN, the young trad band who have caught the imagination of YouTube viewers with their covers of Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up’, Macklemore’s ‘Can’t Hold Us’, and Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’, play Monroe's Live this month.
Tickets are now on sale for the annual Gorta Self Help Africa annual charity dinner, which will take place on Friday November 27 in the Galway Bay Hotel.