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Immigrant stories find a home at Mayo County Library

Advocates for the immigrant community gathered in Castlebar recently to celebrate the Mayo Intercultural Action Oral History Project. The project, which was supported by South West Mayo Development Company, saw immigrants from different countries come together to record audio accounts of their lives and migration to county Mayo. Project participants included people from as far afield as Latvia, Poland, Russia, Nigeria, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Burma/Myanmar.

GMIT students mourn the tragic loss of Sara and Dace

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The funerals of the two young GMIT students who were killed in a fire in a student residence in Belgium will take place in the coming days as family, classmates, friends, and staff of the technical institute mourn the tragic loss together in Galway.

Castlebar Grow it Yourself

Large crowds attend family fun day in Claremorris

Mayo Integration Forum held a family fun day last weekend in Claremorris. The forum comprises migrant representatives, Mayo County Development Board, Mayo Sports Partnership, Mayo Intercultural Action, Mayo County Childcare Committee, and other agencies and groups. One of the main goals of the forum is to promote active integration of people from different countries of origin who chose Ireland as their home. The event was organised to encourage integration of diverse communities through active sport interaction and cultural exchange.

Family fun day in Claremorris

Family fun day in Claremorris 

Jobseekers urged to attend Galway Employment Fair

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, will visit the Employment and Advice Fair, which takes place at the Volvo Global Village, South Park, Galway and opens today (Friday June 29) from 3pm to 8pm, and Saturday, June 30 from 10am to 4pm. The event is aimed at Irish and EU workers looking for jobs locally and throughout Europe.

Houseworx DJ Team @ Cellar Bar

THREE DJS, each with their own approach to music and all sharing a passion for entertaining and performing music, will be at The Cellar Bar this Saturday.

Report reveals teenagers do not get a fair deal on health

Widespread inequalities mean that many young people in the WHO European Region and North America are not as healthy as they could be, according to a new report on the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study, published yesterday (Wednesday, 2 May) by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. The HBSC Ireland study is based in the Health Promotion Research Centre at NUI Galway.

When I'm 65: Eleven healthy years left if you're Irish

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Although Irish women at 65 can expect to live three years longer than men of the same age, the number of healthy years they each have left is roughly the same. New figures from Eurostat released today show that the life expectancy for 65 year old women is 21.1 more years whereas for 65 year old men it is 18.1 more years. However, when it comes to a healthy life, the gap is much closer with 11.2 years for women and 11.1 years for men.

 

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