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Internationally acclaimed professional photographer Liam Lyons of Westport, will be the special guest on Covies Corner on Westport Community Radio (WRCFM, 98.2) on Sunday night January 13 from 8pm to 10pm.
Ireland’s economic difficulties paled into insignificance as members of the Westport/Aror (Kenya) Partnership travelled through the Mukuru slum of Nairobi recently. The team from Westport (Michael O’Donnell, Gertie Foley, Margaret Joyce and Barbara Rabbett) were on their way to visit a dispensary, run by the Medical Missionaries of Mary, to see how funds sent from Westport had been put to use by the Sisters. As they made their way slowly through the slum towards the dispensary, they were overwhelmed by the sights and putrid smells of poverty, misery, and filth that surrounded them. It was hard to endure, even for a short time. And yet, these are the living conditions of almost two million people in Nairobi.
The Westport/Aror (Kenya) Partnership has organised an art competition for local schools as part of an awareness raising campaign among the young people of the Westport area.