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Galway footballer Eoghan Kerin, joined other players from the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) to help launch the fifth National Children’s Hospice Week campaign, which this year runs from May 20-26 and is themed “Moments that Matter.” This focus highlights how precious time is for children with life-limiting conditions and their families, and that capturing and savouring the big and small moments every day can accumulate into valuable memories to cherish for years to come.
A joint fundraising charity coffee morning/tea day and bake sale will take place in Ardrahan this weekend in aid of Self Help Africa and the Galway Hospice, and people are being asked to show their support.
The board of Galway Hospice is to take time to review the decision of An Bord Pleanala to overturn its planning permission for the development of a new 36-bed hospice at Merlin Park, and may if necessary look at an alternative site for the facility.
A few years back, I and other Councillors were approached by the board and management of Galway Hospice seeking support to build a new modern state of the art facility on the grounds of Merlin Park. They explained that prior to selecting this site they had examined many other locations throughout Galway.
Some of Galway's favourite bands, including Pyramid, Tightrope, KIF, FYC, and The Converse Allstars, will play The King's Head on Friday February 8, in aid of Galway Hospice.
The Midlands Big Band are hosting a Christmas cracker of a show on Monday, December 10, at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone in aid of Athlone Hospice, just in time to kick of the festive season.
The Galway Hospice, launched its annual Christmas Campaign last week — Christmas is a special time for everyone, and this is especially true for the families that the Hospice cares for. There are many ways to support Galway Hospice this Christmas, from Christmas Cards to Christmas Baubles, E-Cards and even a Gift that keeps on giving. With your support this Christmas, they really can make a difference to families living with life-limiting illnesses at Christmas and beyond.
Preparations are currently well underway for the annual Mayo Roscommon Hospice Memorial Walk which takes place across the region this coming Sunday September 9. The walk now in its fifth year, will see hundreds of people in five different locations across Mayo and Roscommon, participating in a 5km leisurely stroll in memory of a friend, a family member or a loved one.
The annual Claregalway 10K road-race/fun-run/walk will be held on Saturday August 25 at 6pm.
A planning application for a new €20 million Galway Hospice at Merlin Park is to be submitted to Galway City Council over the next few days, in response to increased demand for palliative care services across a range of conditions.