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Farmers have high risk of heart disease and stroke

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A study which reveals that 80 per cent of farmers have four or more risk factors for heart disease and stroke - the leading cause of death in Ireland - has been described as "very worrying" by a local farmers' representative.

Conneally hoping for a first division one league title

Galway Ladies' football captain Geraldine Conneally, who has been playing with the county seniors for more than a decade now, is still waiting for her first division one league medal to add to the All-Ireland senior medal she annexed in 2004 and the division two medal from last season.

Dozens of violent assaults on nurses forced work refusal at city psychiatric unit

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An unprecedented number of assaults on nurses at University Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit in the past four months was at the centre of their decision to refuse to go on duty yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 7.30am. At the time of going to press night staff had remained on duty to run the service in the interim.

Memorial seat to the Blaine brothers unveiled in Castlebar

A memorial seat in honour of two local men was unveiled last Thursday on Linenhall Street, Castlebar. The seat was erected opposite the home of Jack and Tommy Blaine from New Antrim Street, who both died in tragic circumstances in July 2013.

Mayo General under pressure from 'winter vomiting' outbreak

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The emergency department at Mayo General Hospital is under pressure as an “exceptionally high volume” of patients are presenting there with winter vomiting symptoms, said a hospital spokesperson this afternoon (Friday, February 6).

‘Know Your Numbers’ - heart charity puts the spotlight on blood pressure

‘Know Your Numbers’ is the important message from local heart and stroke charity Croí which has announced details of a free public talk on blood pressure management which will take place in Croí’s dedicated heart and stroke centre in Galway.

Book review: I Remember, I Remember: Galway Stories and Sketches

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NOSTALGIA IS defined as “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past.” Tales of bygone years when the sun seemed to shine forever, and childhood days were filled with laughter are always trying to tell the reader some sort of lie.

Major jobs boost as HSE to fill posts across county

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There was a major boost for Mayo on the jobs front yesterday evening (Thursday) with news that the HSE is to fill 106 posts across the county.

Visiting restrictions still in place at Mayo General

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Visiting restrictions are still in place in Mayo General Hospital as a number of patients are displaying symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting, usually caused by Norovirus - commonly known as the winter vomiting bug.

Additional pressure on UHG A&E because patients are coming from far and wide, says senator

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Additional pressure is being put on University Hospital Galway’s already overburdened emergency department because the facility is increasingly catering for patients from a wider geographical area.


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