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Calasanctius College’s u-16 boys completed an historic double in basketball claiming both the All Ireland league and cup this season.
To mark the launch of the 21st annual Annaghdown St Stephen’s Day ‘Turkey Walk’ Croí has named a room in its new heart and stroke centre as the ‘Annaghdown Room’ in recognition of the generosity the community has shown over the years.
Croi has come a long way since it had that funding barometer sign outside the hospital, where passers-by could see just how much money it had to raise in order to give West of Ireland people a fair shot at surviving heart disease. Prior to Croi, if you had a dodgy ticker, you had to get on bone-rattling buses and cross the country in order to have your lifesaving surgery. Your chances of survival were reduced if you lived in the west. Back then too, the trauma of open heart surgery was so much more than it is today. Now, thanks to great leaps in technological advancement, bypasses and other invasive heart surgeries are becoming common and incredibly more lifesaving.
Erris leads the way with healthy heart talk
More than half the people taking part in an award winning cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention programme run by the heart and stroke charity Croí quit smoking - one of the risk factors for heart disease.
Local heart and stroke charity Croí has scooped a number of prestigious healthcare awards.
A ground breaking project launched in Galway two years ago has proven to be a key factor in changing lives of participants and preventing deaths and disability from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity.
On Saturday in Gurranabraher Cork, Maree won the biggest under 14 Boys basketball tournament in the country, beating Neptune 47 – 39 in the final. The one-day competition featured Sligo all stars, Neptune , Moycullen, Blue Demons, Ballincollig, St Brendan’s, Fr Mathews and Carrig na bhFear. This Maree team has shown dramatic improvement from last season, when they failed to advance from the pool stage of the Under 13 Cork Open. A sign of the form that was to pay such dividends on Saturday was Maree’s performance in reaching the final of the Limerick Celtics tournament in September.
Local heart charity Croí in collaboration with HSE West’s Mayo PCCC, will host a free public meeting and open forum on Heart Disease: Prevention and Management, on Wednesday November 17 at 8pm, in the Dalton Inn Hotel, Claremorris.