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Lady Rachel Dudley- a superwoman of her time

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There is a sad little story told by one of the so called Lady Dudley Nurses in Carna shortly after the nursing scheme had been introduced in 1903. A nurse had been attending a sick child for some time. The child had suffered, but was getting better. One day the nurse brought her a doll, with a smiley face, and nice clothes. The girl had never seen a doll before. She held it in awe and with gentleness. But the next time the nurse visited the house the child was in despair. “Oh nurse,” she cried, “the little one hasn’t eaten a thing since you were here and I am afraid she will die, and I’ll be sick again wanting her back”...

New B&B star ratings scheme

The western region director of B&B Ireland has welcomed the positive response to the new star ratings system for the bed and breakfast sector, adding that customers can now choose the standard they require. Carmel Murray of Ocean Villa B&B, Kingstown, Clifden in Co Galway, was speaking in Dublin at the annual conference of B&B Ireland, the body which represents the sector nationally.

Ninety four-year-old great grandmother spends two nights on hospital trolley

“Outrageous” is how the chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum has described the fact that a 94-year-old Connemara widow and great grandmother of 34 children had to spend two nights on a trolley at UHG’s A&E department.


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