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‘It is only when you work alongside extremely poor that you realise that statistics never tell the full story’

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With an infant mortality rate of almost 20 per cent, a life expectancy of just 58 years, and an HIV/AIDS epidemic that kills 50,000 people a year and has orphaned as many as 700,000 children, the stark facts about life in Kenya can be depressing.

A career in make-up artistry

The International School of Make-up Artistry has been in business for more than 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry courses, from beginners to advanced levels, and is constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends. 

Strictly Dancing fundraiser for Men’s Shed in Lahardane

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The Men’s Shed movement keeps on growing and growing and, in the shadow of the Nephin, the men of Lahardane and the surrounding area have decided to launch their own drive to set-up a local Men’s Shed.

A world of choral music at St Nicholas’

CLASSICAL, FOLK, and sacred music from across Europe will be performed by Cork choir CanTúr tomorrow at 8pm in the Augustinian Church.

Mulherin’s office hit in arson attack

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The constituency office of Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin on John Street in Ballina had a petrol bomb thrown through its front window on Tuesday just after 7pm. One unit of the Mayo County Fire Service attended the scene and brought the blaze under control and minimal damage was caused to the office, mostly as a result of smoke.

Investigations continuing into petrol bomb attack on TD's office

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A man in his late 30s, arrested in Ballina last night in connection with a garda investigation into a suspected petrol bomb attack on Fine Gael Deputy Michelle Mulherin's office on John Street, was released from garda custody at 1.40am this morning.

A career in make-up artistry

The International School of Make-up Artistry has been in business for more than 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry courses, from beginners to advanced levels, and constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends.

From Cape to Cape in a Volkswagen Touareg

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On Sunday (September 21) three drivers set out in a Volkswagen Touareg in pursuit of a world record time over a route that connects the northern tip of Europe with the southern tip of South Africa: From North Cape to Cape Agulhas.

Personal bests for Mayo runners

A number of Mayo runners were in action last weekend and put in good showings at the Flatline Half Marathon in Athlone. Ballina AC's Nora Newcombe was the winner of the women’s event in a time of 79.57, coming off a good performance the week before in the Charlestown 10K and the Tullamore Half Marathon two weeks ago. There were 14 Mayo AC runners in the event using it as practice for the upcoming Dublin Marathon. John Byrne was the best Mayo AC finisher coming home in fourth place overall in a time of 73.26, Brendan Hession finished in 32nd place in a time of 80.27 which was a new personal best. The other Mayo AC finishers were Paul Reynolds, Sean Murphy, Ann McDonnell, Laura Heneghan, Val P Glynn, Monica Joyce, Tracy Durkan, Mags Connell, Rebecca McHugh, Trish Kavanagh, Barbara Ronayne, and Finian Joyce.

Learn about African reflexology at open day in Loughrea

The Marguerite Brady School of reflexology, massage and reiki will hold an open day on Saturday from 11am to 4pm at 29 Ard Breeda, Loughrea.

 

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