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New scheme will offer 'some respite' to businesses worst affected by Covid-19 restrictions

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Businesses which have been worst affected by the Covid-19 restrictions are in line for "some respite" and support from the Government's new Covid Restrictions Support Scheme.

Will you climb a hill for those who can’t?

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The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation is asking people to support local and donate local by going 'Up the Hill for Jack and Jill' this October.

Become more pertinently informed during Palliative Care Week

The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) is calling upon people in Westmeath to learn more about the benefits of palliative care as part of Palliative Care Week. Now in its seventh year, Palliative Care Week takes place from the September 13-19 inclusive.

Local Councillor lauds the work ethos of nursing home staff

With one third of all nursing homes in Ireland recording a diagnosis of COVID-19 and many of them recording deaths, the virus has wreaked havoc in normally tranquil and peaceful elder care facilities.

‘In times of isolation, music still provides a way of coming together’

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IT IS frustrating for a band like Dream Wife, who thrive on live performance, and who can rip up the stage with their potent combination of indie-punk music and Feminist politics, that Covid-19 means no touring is possible.

6,000 nursing home residents and staff tested in west

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A total of 6,000 nursing home residents and staff in the west have been tested for Covid-19 as part of a mass countrywide initiative aimed at identifying those affected by the virus in these facilities.

‘We ran out of body bags’ — Galway nurse describes life in a COVID unit in US hospital

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Wearing the same PPE for seven weeks, running out of morgue space and body bags and a lack of beds — these were some of the conditions a Galway nurse working in the US, described in an interview this week.

Athlone Credit Union donates PPE to frontline medical staff

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With a strong ‘together’ message to the fore, Athlone Credit Union have donated PPE towards the ‘local heroes’ frontline medical staff COVID-19 cause.

Clarity needed on plans to help nursing homes fight COVID-19

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The escalating number of COVID-19 infection clusters in nursing homes demands the Government outline in detail what extra medical help is being provided to deliver additional care for residents who have the virus.

Clarity needed on Government's financial package being offered to student nurses

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The Government must clarify its position on the financial package to be offered to student nurses who have been re-called for placement in hospitals throughout the State.


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