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Athlone native donates his kidney to fiancée in ultimate gesture of love

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It was a case of third time lucky when Athlone native, Shane Hunter, afforded the ultimate pre-wedding gift to his ailing fiancée, a soon to be qualified art teacher, Briona Reynolds, when he donated a kidney to her in recent times.

Mayo University Hospital working towards further resumption of services

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Work is currently underway at Mayo University Hospital to re-introduce clinics and services that were deferred over the last number of months.

A hero’s welcome for ‘Miracle Man’ Paddy

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Paddy Grant looked out of his bedroom window each day hoping to spot a seagull and a crow. All he usually saw was scaffolding and a blue sky peeping in between the gaps in the large steel frame.

Irish Kidney Association appeals for digital donations as annual fundraiser is postponed

The Galway branch of Irish Kidney Association’s largest annual fundraiser is the sale of forget-me-nots during Organ Donor Awareness Week, when volunteers take to the streets of Galway city and county. With the event now postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the organisation is asking people to donate online.

Number of ICU beds to double at UHG

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The number of intensive care beds at University Hospital Galway is set to more than double as the west’s biggest hospital prepares for the anticipated upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the coming weeks.

Make an online donation for Organ Donor Week

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Organ Donor Week, which was to run until Saturday, became another victim of the coronavirus lockdown, but Galwegisns wishing to donate can still do so online.

Parades cancelled as Government announces response to COVID-19 threat

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Following a meeting of the special Cabinet Committee on Covid-19 today, the Government has decided on the next phase of Ireland’s response to the global and national public health emergency arising from Covid-19.

The CNM course is a very worthwhile experience

I found my CNM studies comprehensive, enjoyable, and affirming, and loved my three years of training in naturopathic nutrition. CNM is a combination of hopeful endeavour and academic excellence which makes it a very worthwhile experience.

Athlone native to compete at World Transplant Games

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An Athlone native will be part of a 39 strong Ireland team to compete in the World Transplant Games from August 17-23 in Newcastle.

Health support workers down tools over pay

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Health support workers at University, Merlin Park, and Portiuncula Hospitals downed tools yesterday (Wednesday) at 8am for 24 hours as part of a nationwide SIPTU dispute.


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