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Westport woman calls for more awareness on tick bite disease

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A Westport artist has launched her own campaign to alert people to the potential dangers of a simple tick bite.

Living with Lyme disease

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Ben Smyth who lives in Kinvara had always been healthy and rarely visited his doctor. However, everything was to change at the end of August 2006 when the father of three adult children became ill. He initially began to complain of a “pinch-like feeling” on the instep of his right foot.

New children’s book warns about the danger of ticks

A local author has written a new children’s book which warns parents, teachers and children about the dangers of ticks, the tiny parasites which can carry Lyme disease.

HSE warns against risk of Lyme disease

The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre is urging people who take part in outdoor pursuits to protect themselves against Lyme disease, which is spread by tick bites. Lyme disease can, in a minority of cases, cause severe debilitating heart and nervous system disease.

HSE warns against risk of Lyme disease

The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre yesterday warned the public regarding the dangers of Lyme disease. Spread by tick bites, in a minority of cases it can cause severe debilitating heart and nervous system disease.

Another minute, another job lost, another dream dashed

Tick, tick, tick...watch the hands move around the face of the clock, the two senior hands watching as the frantic second hand makes its way around the face, down the bottom and up the hill towards the completion of another minute. Another minute. An Irish minute in which another person has just been told she has lost her job.

Family Centre, Castlebar

 

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