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Leaving Cert results relief for local students as Westmeath ladies perform heroics in Croke Park

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Any ‘return to normal’ is a return to major challenges for Ireland

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As summer comes to an end, attention is turning to the new political season as the various party think-ins get underway with the return of the Dáil just around the corner.

'The best day in my working career I can remember'

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“It was the best day in my working career that I can remember,” Dr Paddy Meagher says about last Saturday when Covid vaccinations were administered at Merlin Park.

‘Spanish Flu’ ended summer 1919, but a more virulent epidemic remained

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The so-called ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918/19 came in three phases, leading to the false hope that as each phase appeared to be on the wane, it only returned with a vengeance, creating misery and fear throughout the country.

Listen to Paul Wallace on life touring with Ireland and the Lions

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The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.

Portiuncula Hospital supports ‘Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine’ campaign

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Staff in Portiuncula University Hospital are once again supporting the UNICEF ‘Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine’ campaign by getting their flu vaccination.

Boost your Vitamin D intake during the winter months

Did you know that Vitamin D is vital for the development of healthy bones, teeth and muscles?

Nine months to complete ground works for Portiuncula Hospital ward

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has been informed by the Minister for Health that the ground works at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, in advance of construction of the new 50 bed ward block, will take nine months to complete with an expected finish date of May 25 2021.

Flu vaccine campaign needs to get the message out, says Killilea

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A campaign to inform people about the cost and availability of flu vaccine needs to get the message out to everyone in the coming weeks, Fianna Fail Cllr Donogh Killilea told the Regional Health Forum this week.

Stay and Spend Scheme ignores many attributes of numerous inland counties

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Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has expressed disappointment that the Government’s new Stay and Spend Scheme has ignored older people who do not have a tax liability and inland counties with limited numbers of Failte Ireland approved accommodation.

 

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