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Roisin Tansy fund to take on Tochar challenge

The Tochar Pháidraig walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick will take place on Sunday week, June 28. Fundraisers for the Roisin Tansey Fund will be doing the walk to raise money for the fund. They have asked that anyone who would like to join them on the walk or to sponsor them to contact James Keane on 087 9622946 or email [email protected] or donate online at

Fundraising party for the Geraldine Lavelle trust

A 27-year-old Mayo woman is recovering from serious injuries sustained in a cycling accident last October. Geraldine Lavelle, Tullycommons, Castlebar, suffered a spinal fracture that left her paralysed from her chest down. Having spent several weeks in the Mater Hospital in Dublin, where she underwent major surgeries on her neck and spine, she is currently in the National Rehabilitation Hospital undergoing intensive rehabilitation. Now a major fundraising campaign has been launched to raise money for Geraldine’s recovery.

Naughton family honour son with Croagh Patrick climb

Hundreds of friends of Martin Naughton (23) who lost his life in a tragic road crash on the N17 at Knockdoe this time last year will climb Croagh Patrick next month in his memory and to raise funds for the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire.

New road safety strategy won’t be exciting but will be important

This week the RSA will be publishing the latest Road Safety Strategy for Ireland. It will run for seven years taking us up to 2020.

Nothing thorny about the Mayo Rose

Who doesn’t love a rose? They are colourful, delicate, if not a little prickly.

Mayo Rose is a strong contender to take Rose of Tralee title

Mayo is well represented in this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival with four visiting roses having Mayo roots as well as our very own Mayo Rose, Dervla Kenny, one of the favourites to take the coveted title.

Shooting the Breeze with... Martial Art - Jeet Kune Do - in wheelchairs

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Wheelchair-bound since an accident in 1981, Newport man Tom Chambers knows no bounds. The sports fanatic has completed numerous marathons, pushed the wheels through countless races and inspired a multitude through his unyielding belief that anything is possible. The big man was always active, playing football with his native Burrishoole in his youth and later lining out across the water in England. When a car accident in 1981 left him disabled, it still could not take away his love of life and ambition to push back the boundaries time and time again.

Kilkenny woman features in inspiring documentary

The Road to Rehab is a two-part documentary following the moving stories of eight patients including Kilkenny native Ayeisha Grogan, travelling the road to post-injury rehabilitation at The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire.

New podiatry clinic opens at Merlin Park

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A new €800,000 podiatry clinic - the only one of its kind in Ireland - which opened recently on the grounds of Merlin Park University Hospital will provide specialised services to people throughout the country.

Christmas road safety campaign launch

An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority launch the 2010/11 Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign today (Thursday).

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