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One year after Haiti was devastated by an earthquake, Trocaire has thanked people in Kilkenny who donated generously to the recovery operation.
THE VERY best of Galway’s Irish music and dance talent comes out in force on Saturday to support The Haven Partnerships Haiti ‘Build It Week’.
At 4.35am on Saturday an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale rocked Canterbury. The quake, which was centred about 40km west of Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city, was comparable to the Haiti quake in January.
The Irish Red Cross has called on families, communities, workplaces, and sports clubs to organise fundraising efforts to provide essential services and equipment to flooded areas in the devastated country.
Athlone Community College students Michelle McHugh, Mark Roche, Sorcha McManus, and Gavin Ward, along with school principal Eileen Donohoe, recently returned from an eye-opening trip to Rwanda in Africa. The trip was awarded as their prize for winning the 2010 Concern All-Ireland debating competition.
A fundraiser in aid of Martin Folan who has been working with the poor in St Vincent, West Indies, for the past two and a half years will take place at the Tertiary Hall, Claddagh Church, on Sunday next August 8 from 10am to 4pm.
“THEY BUILD effigies of great size interwoven with twigs, the limbs of which are filled up with living people which are set on fire from below, and the people are deprived of life surrounded by flames.”
Concern Worldwide says an extra special thank you to the readers of the Mayo Advertiser for their extraordinary support to the aid agency in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti.