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Delicious O’Grady – finding comedy in The Great Hunger

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THE IRISH Famine may seem like the last subject to write a comic play about but performer Colm O’Grady has pulled off this singular feat with his acclaimed one-man show Delicious O’Grady which comes to the Town Hall Theatre on April 4 at 8pm.

Emma Devine - an obituary

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Emma Devine, who died aged 35 following an illness, was a Kilkenny archaeologist and museum professional who produced a remarkable body of work in her short life.

Galway pharmacist nominated in Helix Health Pharmacist Awards

Galway pharmacist Shane Howard, from Howard’s Pharmacy in Moycullen, has been announced as a nominee in the Helix Health Pharmacist Awards 2011, which recognise pharmacists nationwide for remarkable professional conduct.

Two in five people do not want to know about a loved one's depression

More than two in five people in Ireland would not want to know if a loved one was experiencing depression, according to findings in the 2011 Lundbeck Mental Health Barometer. Despite this, 93 per cent of respondents agree that it is important that depression is discussed openly. However when asked if they would find it difficult to discuss depression with their doctor 70 per cent agreed.

Dismal display sees Westmeath limp out of championship

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Lightning isn’t supposed to strike twice but unfortunately for Westmeath footballers their dismal showing in Wexford was repeated in Casement Park last Saturday as they were put to the sword by an Antrim side.

Westmeath men spend over €2,000 on alcohol a year

People in Westmeath are spending nearly €1,700 per year on alcohol; with men spending significantly more than women, at €2,123 and €1,329 respectively.

Research shows Mayo adults are consuming excessive amounts of alcohol

As part of Alcohol Awareness Month, new research from Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that people in Mayo are spending nearly €1,900 per year on alcohol, with men spending significantly more than women, at €2,067 and €1,713 respectively. The research also revealed that people are drinking excessively, with men consuming an average of 12 alcohol units per week and women consuming an average of nine. While this is below the recommended weekly limit of 21 units for men and 14 units for women, it raises concerns given that this limit identifies when damage is caused to one’s health by alcohol.

Alcohol still consumed excessively among Kilkenny adults

As part of Alcohol Awareness Month, new research from Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that people in Kilkenny are spending over €1,800 per year on alcohol with men spending significantly more than women, at €2,104 and €1,592 respectively.

Promotion secured and bonus of silverware still on the cards

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Finally something for Westmeath football folk to celebrate. Promotion back up to division two secured, thanks to a nail-biting win over Offaly, and a division three final in Croke Park on Saturday week to look forward to. After a slow start to the campaign the achievement is all the sweeter. Pat Flanagan and his team deserve credit for stopping the rot and getting us back to where I feel we ought to be, in the second tier.

FETAC courses in addiction, mental health, and languages to start in May

Mayo based The Learning Curve Institute, one of the west’s fastest expanding training and education providers, is delivering a host of new FETAC accredited short term courses in Galway starting in May.

 

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