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Lost my job, now what?

Q: I have been in work for 24 years. I had a stable job, and no desire to change. Due to COVID-19 and other issues, the company has offered me a redundancy next month. It’s hard not to take this personally and it is affecting my confidence. I am not sure where to start or what to do next. Any advice? (BC, email).

Lost my job, now what?

Q: I have been in work for 24 years. I had a stable job, and no desire to change. Due to COVID-19 and other issues, the company has offered me a redundancy next month. It’s hard not to take this personally and it is affecting my confidence. I am not sure where to start or what to do next. Any advice? (BC, email).

Let us come out of this better people

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I remember six years ago last month, for days and nights on end, tubed-up and staring at the ceiling of an isolation room in HDU, wondering if the suspended tiles there would move sufficiently to allow my soul through, just as they surely had let many before me. And when all you can focus on is a matrix of plastic tiles in a room normally reserved for those on the verge of checking out from life, your mind wanders to regret.

Sixth class, The Mercy, 1948

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One hundred and eighty years ago, the Sisters of Mercy came to Galway for the first time, to a house in Lombard Street, to devote themselves to works of mercy among the poor. The great Catherine McAuley was one of the first three nuns to come here, the others being Mother M Teresa White and Mother N Catherine Leahy.

On the the long road again

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For the second successive year a scent of controversy has followed Mayo into a qualifier game.

Ciaran Lavery - new album, Monroe's show

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IN HIS five years as a solo artist, Ciaran Lavery has clocked up more than 80 million streams on Spotify, while in 2016 he won the Northern Ireland Music Prize for his album Let Bad In.

Invest in yourself in 2018

With the start of the new year now is the time to invest in yourself by updating or adding to your knowledge and skills set. It is also a good time to review your personal goals, your job and career, and decide what direction you want to take. Taking a course offers many benefits both from a personal and career perspective. You acquire new knowledge, plus the recognition it brings, but above all you can enjoy the experience of learning something new. So why not act now on making changes to your life by signing up for a course today.

National Broadband Plan will take months not years, says Dep Naughton as she rubbishes reports of delays

Deputy Hildegarde Naughton has rubbished media reports on the length of delays to the National Broadband Plan, suggesting the setback will be months as opposed to years.

Mayo towns to have broadband connectivity on par with Hong Kong and Tokyo

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An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, yesterday launched a joint venture between Vodafone and the ESB that will see one gigabit broadband being delivered to 10 towns around the country including Castlebar and Westport.

Lack of high speed broadband hurting rural Galway businesses - Cllr Charity

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Eighty-four locations across east Galway and Connemara will remain without high speed fibre optic broadband, with no guarantee that services will improve in the sort to medium term.

 

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