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Last weekend saw plenty of good scoring around the golf clubs in Mayo.
Mayo Daffodil Day volunteers have appealed for the public’s support as they prepare to take to the streets on March 22 to raise crucial funds for cancer patients.
Mayo Daffodil Day committee has appealed for the public’s support as they prepare to take to the streets on March 22 to raise crucial funds for cancer patients.
The Medical Missionaries of Mary were founded by a remarkable Irish woman Mother Mary Martin in 1937, dedicated to providing health care in underdeveloped regions of the world.* While working at ‘Mile 4’ hospital (St Patrick’s), near Abakaliki, eastern Nigeria, Dr Dom Colbert regularly visited the near-by leprosarium, which, despite the pitiful deformities, he describes as a ‘peaceful, tranquil place’. The lepers there were all long-term patients, ‘many had distorted faces, lacked ears or noses…deformities of the hands or feet with missing fingers or toes.’ Recurrent ulceration and infection of the skin required constant attention, dressing changes, and meticulous hygiene.
SISTER ACT, the much loved hit comedy musical film from 1992 starring Whoopi Goldberg, has since gone on to become a popular stage production, and Galway's Twin Productions is bringing it to the Town Hall Theatre.