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Collection in Knock for Ethiopia

Irish charity Vita (formerly Refugee Trust) is appealing for support in Knock to help fight hunger in Ethiopia and free families from the risk of famine.

Poverty comes from governments, not people

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Ballinasloe commemoration to mark thirtieth anniversary of Sands’ death

Ballinasloe Sinn Fein will holding its annual Hunger Strike commemoration and vigil in St Michael’s Square, Ballinasloe today from 5pm to 8pm.

Galway to remember the 1981 hunger strikers next week

Galway City Sinn Féin will hold a vigil on Shop Street on Wednesday at 6pm in memory of hunger striker Bobby Sands.

Mayo thanked for Haiti help as Trocaire launches Lent campaign

One month after the earthquake hit Haiti and killed 230,000 people, Trocaire’s director Justin Kilcullen has thanked the people of County Mayo who contributed significantly to the €3.5 million the agency has already received in donations to help people there. Some three million people are in need of food aid.

Comfort eating

When you comfort eat you are trying to comfort some sort of feeling or emotion that you are experiencing. Comfort eating is most likely to happen at night time. During the day your conscious mind can keep stuff at bay and not think about it, but in the evening at the end of a long hard day it tires and everything is free to come up to the surface. So you experience what is called emotional hunger. You feel the need to eat something to comfort how you feel. Your stomach will oblige by complying with your subconscious, telling you its empty. You think you need food.

Hunger is not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach

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Watching grown men smear walls with faeces with their bare hands, hardly elicits thoughts of beauty, and yet, somehow you walk away from Steve McQueen’s Hunger feeling just that.

Cinemobile to visit Portumna

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HUNGER, THE acclaimed film focusing on the last weeks in the life of IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands MP will be shown when the Cinemobile visits Portumna this weekend.

Michael Fassbender

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AS AN actor, Michael Fassbender has been living a soldier’s life these past 10 years. Since appearing in Band Of Brothers, the Kerryman has gone on to star as a Greek warrior in 300, as IRA MP and hunger striker Bobby Sands in Hunger, and in August we will see him back on the big screen as a British army officer in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds.

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