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First Independent Mayo reveals election candidate shortlist

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First Independent Mayo, the coalition of community groups that is planning to run an Independent candidate in Mayo in the next General Election, has unveiled its short list of seven potential candidates.

Sign up for Saturday’s PREDA 5k Run for Freedom at Ballybrit

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If you have the freedom to run, why not run for freedom? And do it around the historic track at Ballybrit, helping PREDA in the process. Do good and feel good by supporting PREDA, the Philippines based children's charity which strives to free children from adult prisons and rescue them from exploitation.

If you have freedom to run, then Run for Freedom at PREDA Ballybrit 5k

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If you have the freedom to run, why not run for freedom? And do it around the historic track at Ballybrit, helping PREDA in the process. Do good and feel good by supporting PREDA, the Philippines based children's charity which strives to free children from adult prisons and rescue them from exploitation.

Galway Community College PLC students support Damien Dempsey in human rights initiative

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Post Leaving Cert students from the marketing and film and TV courses at Galway Community College gave willingly of their time last week to work with leading Irish musician Damien Dempsey and Colm O’Brien, the MD of Ireland’s largest school lunch supplier, Carambola Kidz Healthy Lunches Delivered, to help children in The Philippines.

McFadden calls for recruitment drive at Custume Barracks

A renewal of recruitment would be a great boost for Athlone, according to local TD Gabrielle McFadden.

Seminar on New Expressions of Faith and Community

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Following on from last year’s midland event, another seminar on the topic of ‘New Expressions of Faith and Community’ is being held on Thursday May 8 at 8pm in the Harp Room, Greville Arms Hotel in Mullingar. One of the key speakers this year is Fr Oliver McCrossan of the Columban order who has over 20 years experience of establishing and supporting Base Christian Communities in RC parishes in the Philippines.

Immigrant stories find a home at Mayo County Library

Advocates for the immigrant community gathered in Castlebar recently to celebrate the Mayo Intercultural Action Oral History Project. The project, which was supported by South West Mayo Development Company, saw immigrants from different countries come together to record audio accounts of their lives and migration to county Mayo. Project participants included people from as far afield as Latvia, Poland, Russia, Nigeria, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Burma/Myanmar.

Make a massive difference by running in PREDA 5k on Saturday

A deserving charity will benefit from a day full of events this weekend when the PREDA Run for Freedom and Fun for Freedom events are held in the city.

Have a laugh for PREDA

MAEVE HIGGINS and Gearoid Farrelly will be taking to the stage of the Róisín Dubh this Saturday for Fun For Freedom, a night of stand-up comedy to raise funds for PREDA.

Westmeath donates €6,500 to UNICEF Philippine emergency relief efforts

Initial recovery efforts for children in the Philippines whose lives were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan 100 days ago have been a success said UNICEF, the children’s organisation, thanks to the generosity of public donations, including over €6,500 donated by individuals, groups, and companies in Westmeath.

 

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