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First Independent Mayo reveals election candidate shortlist

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First Independent Mayo, the coalition of community groups that is planning to run an Independent candidate in Mayo in the next General Election, has unveiled its short list of seven potential candidates.

Poet leaves Enniscorthy to drive around America

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EAMONN WALL has, over the past two decades, written a body of work that has made him one of Ireland’s leading diaspora poets, though he is nothing like as famous as he should be.

New chairperson for hospitals’ patient council

Well-known patient advocate Neil Johnson has been elected as the first chairperson of the recently formed patient council for Saolta University Health Care Group.

Hospitality West (servicing the server)

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The hotel and catering trade in Mayo has found a new advocate in industry consultancy company Hospitality West. The training and consultancy company which also offers customers and candidates a fully licensed recruitment agency specific to the trade has been full steam ahead since its inception into the sector late last year. According to its founder Mark Quinn, the tourism industry here is gearing up for a busy season. “We are busy this time of year with establishments getting ready for the spring season which will kick off in a month or so. A lot of places are looking for staff much earlier so that they have a good team ready to meet the demand of the Easter break,” explained Mr Quinn

A winter’s tale of lone-parenting - from St V de P

(Academic Researcher and Social Justice Advocate on behalf of St Vincent de Paul)

A place to call home

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The services provided by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) in Galway cover a range of activities that fall into the realm of social justice. One such service that is very important but not well known, is the provision of accommodation – both in sheltered form (where full supports are in place) and independent living single units where additional services such as visitation ensure that loneliness and isolation does not become an issue for the vulnerable person residing there.

Brush up

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Every great make-up artist needs good brushes to achieve a flawless look. They are the tools of the trade and are an essential, even for those of us with a less than deft touch.

Remember nursing homes are ‘homes from home’, says patients’ rights’ advocate

A local advocate with the patient support group Patient Focus says it is important to remember that nursing homes are not institutions but “homes from homes” for people.

Proposal to develop Lough Conn as premier water tourism centre

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Lough Conn could be developed into the top inland water tourism attraction in the west of Ireland.

Ten questions with...

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1.Why are you running?


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