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In only a matter of days, the first of 86 weary, desperate, human beings will arrive in Mayo as refugees from war ravaged Syria. That figure is made up of 20 families, of which sadly, more than 40 are young children forced to live a life that no child should ever know. They are escaping a complex war being fought by President Bashar al-Assad's government, Syrian rebel groups, ISIL, and foreign allies on both sides. That Mayo is one of only eight counties taking part in this resettlement programme should come as no surprise. Our county's history of reaching out to and accommodating suffering populations is a trait of which we can be proud.
The Mayo GAA County Board in partnership with the Health Service Executive and Mindspace launched a positive mental health promotion partnership with the unveiling of a sign at MacHale Park. The aim of this initiative under the #littlethings campaign aims to encourage and facilitate people to develop and maintain positive mental health.