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Dementia problem for football

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John Clarke, who guided NUI Galway to two Collingwood Cup victories in the 90s, believes football coaches need to be extremely diligent when dealing with heading in the game.

Mayo vaccination centre up and running in Breaffy

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The Covid-19 vaccination programme for Mayo has now moved to the newly established Vaccination Centre in Breaffy House, Castlebar.

2,000 healthcare workers innoculated in a week at Ballybrit

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More than 2,000 Galway healthcare workers have been innoculated against Covid-19 in less than a week at the mass vaccination centre at Galway racecourse in Ballybrit.

Increased level of Westmeath housing adaptation grants funding announced

Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, has announced an increased level of funding to provide home adaptations for older people and those living with disability and mobility issues within County Westmeath.

New Moycullen primary care centre to open in late summer

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The new primary care centre for Moycullen is due to become operational this summer. It will include two GP practices as well as other HSE services.

‘Bed and quinine appear to be the two great safeguards.’

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The Galway Expess was one of the first local newspapers to notice that the increasing numbers of people succumbing, some very suddenly, to the so called Spanish ‘Flu that swept across the world in the early summer of 1918, was ‘virulently infectious’. It speculated that it first reached Ireland through Belfast, and in many cases ‘entire households have been seized,’ industries have been closed, and schools ‘although children suffer less than adults, they spread infection’, have also been closed. ‘Sudden collapses are the most striking feature, the victim being struck down almost immediately.’

New Covid-19 case numbers fall - but hospitals still under pressure

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The number of new cases of Covid-19 has started to fall in Mayo in the past week.

Why study an arts/humanities degree

One of the questions that I have been asked most often is, "What kind of a career/job can I get if I study an arts degree?” The best way to start is to look at who is best suited to study an arts degree.

Portiuncula University Hospital formally administers first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

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The roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign commenced in Portiuncula University Hospital this past week with Louise Ann McGrath, Clinical Nurse Manager 2, St John’s Ward being the first staff member in the hospital to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.

Western Development Commission video attracting medtech to west

The Western Development Commission has welcomed a video made by one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, AbbVie, which highlights the work and life opportunities offered by the West of Ireland.


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