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Fondly remembering the community impact of Sr Bernard as Covid-19 concerns escalate

Trouble, turmoil, toil – I make no excuse for using alliteration to describe all the week’s events since we last spoke together.

Aspiring students receive Leaving Cert results as outcome of Brexit talks imminent

There is no doubting what is the main issue in Ireland this week, and it is that of the Leaving Cert results on Monday, and then on Friday the first callout from the CAO.

Professions to consider in a post COVID-19 working environment

If the pandemic has changed your opinion on job security or working from home, here are seven essential professions you might want to consider.

Roadmap to education return unveiled as thoughts turn towards autumn reopening of schools

Now I know we’ve had two major plans, one the July Stimulus Package, but the plan I want to focus on today in this column is the plan for Education and the Roadmap to get it.

Local Independent Deputy calls for Regional Home Regeneration Grant

First-time buyers who purchase an existing property in a town or village with a significant residential vacancy rate should be eligible to receive a grant of €15,000, Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has told the Dáil.

Town Mayor acknowledges prominent role of former Chief Medical Officer

Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke, has lauded the work ethos of former Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Tony Holohan, as he departed his post last week to care for his ill wife.

Family reunion gives just cause for joy as school return of vital importance

I hope you all, women and men, are feeling better after the opening of the hairdressing salons and the barber shops.

When your heart says go.... — What has been happening with heart attacks during Covid?

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One of the first things we all heard about the Coronavirus was how those with underlying heart conditions had the worst outcomes. In the early days, as Dr Tony Holohan announced the daily death rate, he would make a special mention of the number of deaths with ‘pre-existing’ medical conditions. This messaging, together with probably the strongest public health messages of all time to ‘stay at home’ has struck fear in the hearts and minds of those living with or caring for those with heart and related conditions.

STRAIGHT TALKING WITH...MARY O’Rourke

We seem to have passed the next test, in that last weekend we had the re-opening of the farmers’ markets, we had the opening of shops selling gardening stuff, electrical shops, car repair shops etc, all of which has added to the feeling that somehow we are battling through this coronavirus and that we are coming out of it.

Confirmed COVID-19 county case figures continue to decrease

As the nation makes vast progressive strides towards Monday, June 8, and the aspiration that Phase 2 on the Roadmap to Recovery will commence, the most recent numbers pertaining to confirmed COVID-19 cases within county Westmeath show a figure of 663 (as of midnight, May 24).

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