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Poverty cannot be appreciated until you have lived it. Until you have walked the streets wanting, but not looking like you are wanting. Until you have trundled through the colourful Christmastime vista with an ache in your heart knowing that you cannot have what others have. But it is not envy. It is the feeling of being unnoticed, unwanted, that is the most hurtful and debilitating.
Poverty cannot be appreciated until you have lived it. Until you have walked the streets wanting, but not looking like you are wanting. Until you have trundled through Shop Street at Christmastime with an ache in your heart knowing that you cannot have what others have. But it is not envy. It is the feeling of being unnoticed, unwanted, that is the most hurtful and debilitating.
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.
ROB WADE, the Galway singer-songwriter is back in action and returns to live and musical duties with a gig in Monroe’s Live this Saturday night.
The Gorta Self Help Africa charity dinner will take place on Friday November 14 in the Hotel Meyrick, with all funds going to the charity’s development programmes in 12 countries in Africa
South West Mayo Development Company (SWMDC) has won the National Rural Award 2014 for its work in sustaining rural communities in south and west Mayo. The National Rural Awards are in their ninth year and are organised by Irish Rural Link, the national group campaigning for sustainable rural communities. These awards recognise the hard work and dedication of community groups in improving and developing rural communities around the country.