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‘It is only when you work alongside extremely poor that you realise that statistics never tell the full story’

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With an infant mortality rate of almost 20 per cent, a life expectancy of just 58 years, and an HIV/AIDS epidemic that kills 50,000 people a year and has orphaned as many as 700,000 children, the stark facts about life in Kenya can be depressing.

Mayo on the world stage as Taoiseach welcomes Chinese Premier

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On Sunday evening the Taoiseach Enda Kenny and his wife Fionnuala visited Cathal and Mary Garvey's farm in county Mayo and welcomed Premier Li of China and his wife Professor Chang to Ireland.

Shining success for Westmeath SuperValu stores at Quality Awards

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Four SuperValu stores in Westmeath were awarded the highest accolade of food quality, The Supreme National Hygiene and Food Safety Award, at the recent 2015 SuperValu Quality Awards in Killarney. The awards are accredited by the Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA) and identify retailers throughout the country who have gone above and beyond in maintaining the highest quality standards for more than a three year period.

Calling all Westmeath craft and food producers

Are you a craft worker interested in selling your produce in the busy run-up to Christmas? If so, apply now for the eighth Food and Design Winter Fair which will take place in Belvedere House and Gardens on November 22 and 23.

Growing Galway Food to survey producers and buyers in the food sector

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Growing Galway Food is inviting small food producers as well as retail and hospitality food buyers to participate in an online survey of food production in Galway as part of its aims to develop a county wide strategy for food in Galway, to contribute to the future development of the sector by fostering cooperation and cohesion amongst food producers and to build relationships between food producers and buyers in the retail, catering and hospitality sectors.

Calling all craft and food producers

Are you a craft worker interested in selling your produce in the busy run-up to Christmas? If so, apply now for the seventh Food and Design Winter Fair which will take place in Belvedere House and Gardens, Mullingar on November 23 and 24.

Westport businesswoman addresses Young Fine Gael about job creation

Westport entrepreneurship expert and media commentator Olwen Dawe was one of four guest speakers at a Young Fine Gael seminar entitled Job Creation Creates Ireland’s Future at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Kilkenny last weekend.

Lobbying for jobs will continue, Council for the West tells bishops

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Bishops in the west of Ireland have been re-assured that the Council for the West will continue to lobby for employment creation throughout the region.

Support Self Help Africa coffee morning

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A fundraising coffee morning in aid of Self Help Africa’s work in Kenya will take place on Friday April 26 in the Westside Resource Centre, Westside, from 10am to 12 noon.

A unique offering at Mullingar's The Bakery

The Bakery has been open for business for two years and the success story continues. Started during the recession with just seven employees, they now have over 20 staff, not to mention the indirect jobs created or maintained by buying their ingredients from local businesses.

 

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