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Mother's Day Swag 2021: Ten gift ideas to treat Mam during Lockdown!

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The time to show our appreciation for our mothers has come. Mother’s Day is on Sunday – and you’d better not forget it. Lockdown Level 5 means we can’t celebrate it as we would like to but that doesn’t mean the big day for the Irish mammy should go unmarked. You might not be able to pay your Mams a visit this March 14th, shopping might prove difficult and you might lack of ideas to spoil your mother in the current climate. But luckily, at the Advertiser.ie, we have compiled ten gift and treat ideas to show Mam how much you love her on Mother's Day.

Rape Crisis Centre looks for funding aid as expectations rise of post-lockdown reports of lockdown assaults

Galway Rape Crisis Centre (GRCC) and the staff in Aviva Ireland’s Galway office continue to explore innovative fundraising opportunities to raise much needed funds in the absence of the charity’s normal calendar of activities. Local restaurant owners Alice Jary and Richard Kennan from Rúibín Bar & Restaurant in Galway’s historic docklands, recently came to the rescue and generously offered an inventive solution with a virtual cooking and cocktail demonstration, at which the Aviva staff participated. The participants donated directly to GRCC to get access to the session and all funds raised was matched by Aviva.

Increases in women and children contacting domestic violence service in Mayo during second lockdown

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Across the country, including County Mayo, at least 2,018 women and 550 children received support from a domestic violence service each month from September to December 2020, according to a new report called 'Tracking the Shadow Pandemic – Lockdown 2'.

Specsavers urging children to care for their eyes during lockdown

As lockdown restrictions continue and schools remain closed, Specsavers, with a branch location at Golden Island Shopping Centre, is reminding children to take extra care of their eyes as they spend more time on their screens through home schooling.

Food On The Edge launches book - 'Lessons from Lockdown: Cooking after Covid'

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In August of 2020, when many in the restaurant business around the world found themselves enduring the brutal consequences of a global pandemic, many without income, without their staff and their business, JP McMahon, founder of the online platform - Food On The Edge, reached out to contributors to write a letter addressed to the industry.

Are we prepared for life after lockdown?

The answer to the above question for many of us would be “Hell yeah. Bring it on...bring...it....on.”

Curiosity comes good again during lockdown

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Curiosity (the shop) in Westport kept the good side out during the trying times of 2020 to still raise funds for a number of local groups and charities, despite their doors being closed for long periods.

Complete a course during lockdown — Galway Rural Development offers support to county dwellers

As we enter another month of lockdown, you could take this opportunity to do some online courses — all in the comfort of your own home.

Learning in lockdown — how Covid-19 has changed education

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If you had told me in 2019 that the next year of my school life (and possibly the year after) would be dominated by masked teachers, Microsoft programmes, and a laptop at the kitchen table, I would never have believed you. I’ll never forget the day we were told that we would not be attending school due to the pandemic. Someone from a few desks away announced how he was going to throw a massive party to celebrate “getting a few days off” – it didn’t take long for that to become a party of one. When going into lockdown for the first time I felt as if it was unlikely that I would learn anything. How wrong I was.

‘Lockdown Diaries’ - seeking stories of older people's experience of the pandemic

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THE GALWAY County Council and Galway Public Libraries are seeking submissions from older residents of Galway city and county to reflect on life in Ireland during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

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