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Mayo Civil Defence volunteers receive Covid-19 medals

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A group of Mayo Civil Defence volunteers attended a ceremony in Croke Park this week where they were recognised for their work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Huge turnout for Mayo PPN community information evening and county plenary

The evening included presentations from Community Finance Ireland, Creative Ireland Programme, The Community Section, Mayo County Council, and information and updates from Mayo PPN. The meeting was opened by PPN Resource Worker, Mary Costello, who welcomed everybody to the meeting and presented the PPN Workplan and Projected Budget for 2023.

Theatre change makers, Blue Teapot are excited for the future

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Originally founded in 1996, the Blue Teapot theatre company (based on Munster Avenue) has evolved from a community arts project within the Brothers of Charity Services Galway to becoming an award-winning independent theatre company that supports an increasingly rich and diverse practice. They work to radically transform theatre practices by telling stories through the lens of disability and paving the way for inclusive practices to become the norm.

National media a disgrace

Insider understands the job of opposition politicians: it is to make you feel miserable. Their thinking is as follows; no matter what condition the country is in, we must give the impression that things are a lot worse than they are, and if we can convince enough people that the country is ‘gone to hell in a handcart’, then we can pick up some extra votes which will help us at the next election.

Theatre change makers, Blue Teapot excited for future

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Originally founded in 1996, the Blue Teapot theatre company (based on Munster Avenue) has evolved from a community arts project within the Brothers of Charity Services Galway to becoming an award-winning independent theatre company that supports an increasingly rich and diverse practice. They work to radically transform theatre practices by telling stories through the lens of disability and paving the way for inclusive practices to become the norm.

Social Welfare Bill will help families and individuals in Westmeath with payments increase – Burke

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A recently published bill which gives effect to Budget 2023 measures will help individuals and families in Westmeath with increased payments according to local Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke.

Athlone Credit Union announces launch of Community Support Fund 2023

Athlone Credit Union has announced the launch of its Community Support Fund for 2023.

Dáil support sought for frontline workers with long Covid-19 symptoms – Naughten

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has sought Dáil support to designate long Covid-19 as an occupational illness for frontline workers who contracted the virus due to their employment.

Survey highlights the pressure under 45s feel to reach certain milestones in life

A new survey conducted by Sims IVF has highlighted the pressure that young people feel to reach certain milestones in their lives.

We Act charity campaign encouraging readers to support local causes this Christmas season

As the countdown to Christmas 2022 continues, readers of the Athlone Advertiser are reminded of the need to support their local causes this festive season.

 

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